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The Starter Wife

The Starter Wife

A gripping new psychological thriller, for fans of The Girl on the Train, The Girl Before and The Wife Between Us.

Claire Westcott tries to be the perfect wife to Byron but fears she will never measure up to his ex, Colleen. After all, it’s hard to compete with the dead.

Colleen went missing eight years ago. Her body was never found but the police ruled it a suicide. So when Claire receives a phone call from a woman she believes is Colleen, it opens up a million terrifying questions.

Claire discovers the couple weren’t as happy as they would have people believe. And now she’s worried Byron hasn’t been completely honest with her.

There are secrets in every marriage, but Claire is about to find out that sometimes those secrets are deadly.

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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 13th June 2019

Price: £19.99

ISBN-13: 9781529325508


Nina Laurin's psychological suspense thrill ride will have you ripping through its pages at warp speed
- - Praise for Nina Laurin
Every good thriller has a shocking plot twist. Girl Last Seen has many. Author Nina Laurin's eerie novel will stay with you for days, months, even years to come
Hello Giggles
Psychological suspense doesn't come much grittier or more packed with satisfying twists and turns
Meg Gardiner, Edgar Award-winning author
A twisty, mind-bending thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat
USA Today
The bombshell plot twist toward the end will surprise most readers. Laurin knows how to ratchet up the suspense
Publishers Weekly
- - Praise for The Starter Wife
Laurin, with her knack for psychological suspense, here portrays the effects of obsession in chilling detail as the facts of Claire's life are revealed. A spine-tingler