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The Second Wife

Rebecca Fleet



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04 March 2020
Fiction & Literature; Thriller & suspense
'Beautifully written and well-crafted. I read it in two days, though I would have read it in one if I could' Sandie Jones, author of THE OTHER WOMAN ****** Everyone brings baggage to a new relationship.

When Alex met Natalie she changed his life. After the tragic death of his first wife, which left him a single parent to teenage daughter Jade, he's determined to build a happy family.

But his new-found happiness is shattered when the family home is gutted by fire and his loyalties are unexpectedly tested. Jade insists she saw a man in the house on the night of the fire; Natalie denies any knowledge of such an intruder.

Alex is faced with an impossible choice- to believe his wife or his daughter? And as Natalie's story unravels, Alex realises that his wife has a past he had no idea about, a past that might yet catch up with her.

But this time, the past could be deadly . . .

******************* Praise for Rebecca Fleet- 'This is very much a heart-thumping, read-in-one-sitting story, and absolutely delivers on its smart and original hook' Heat 'A fantastic thriller - dead-on domestic noir, full of tension and surprises. I loved it.' Lee Child 'An enthralling thriller that lives up to its chilling premise.' Renee Knight, author of Disclaimer 'Rebecca Fleet has created a perfectly contained cast of credible characters in a story so intriguing that you will be guessing right up to the last page. And it's beautifully written too. I loved this book.' Liz Nugent, author of Lying in Wait 'Dark, smart, sexy, gripping, totally brilliant.' Erin Kelly, author of He Said She Said 'Sinister and compelling' Woman & Home 'You'll be whipping through the pages' Stylist
By:   Rebecca Fleet
Imprint:   Doubleday
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 153mm,  Spine: 24mm
Weight:   437g
ISBN:   9780857525505
ISBN 10:   0857525506
Pages:   384
Publication Date:   04 March 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Rebecca Fleet lives and works in London. The House Swap was her debut thriller and her second, The Second Wife, will follow in 2020.

Reviews for The Second Wife

Beautifully written and well-crafted, the characters of Natalie, Rachel, Sadie and Alex stayed with me long after I finished reading and I resented anything that stopped me from getting back to them. I read it in two days, though I would have read it in one if I could! * Sandie Jones, author of THE OTHER WOMAN * A mesmerising, beautifully-written domestic thriller that really stands out from the crowd. I flew through it. * Mark Edwards, author of FOLLOW YOU HOME *

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