The Perfect Wife

August 8, 2019

 

In my opinion...

 

Oh my goodness, not only have I just discovered that JP Delaney is a he not a she…he also writes as Anthony Capella, which means that he wrote one of my favourite books, the one which I kept giving to people and having to rebuy- The Food of Love.

 

Is there no end to this man’s talents as a multi faceted writer?

 

This book is unputdownable, absorbing, creepy, challenging- l adored it! If you were intrigued by The Stepford Wives you’ll love it too. Just how does someone come up with a plot like this?

 

I’ve been at several conferences recently where there have been keynote speakers from Silicone Valley, this novel reinforces many unsettling things that I have heard and makes you think, maybe, just maybe it’s not too far from the truth….

 

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"There's something I have to explain, my love," he says, taking your hand in his. "That wasn't a dream. It was an upload."

 

Abbie wakes in a hospital bed with no memory of how she got there. The man by her side explains that he's her husband. He's a titan of the tech world, the founder of one of Silicon Valley's most innovative startups. He tells Abbie she's a gifted artist, a doting mother to their young son, and the perfect wife.

 

Five years ago, she suffered a terrible accident. Her return from the abyss is a miracle of science, a breakthrough in artificial intelligence that has taken him half a decade to achieve.

 

But as Abbie pieces together memories of her marriage, she begins questioning her husband's motives - and his version of events. Can she trust him when he says he wants them to be together for ever? And what really happened to her, half a decade ago?

 

My rating...

 

An unputdownable 5 bubbly glasses!

 

 

Thank you @QuercusBooks for my rapidly devoured ARC

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