The Wives

In my opinion...

Well, more twists than a game of 'Twister'!

An unreliable narrator surrounded by an unreliable cast, with an intriguing story to tell, I was looking forward to listening to this thriller and enjoyed my walks to work whilst being entertained by the very convincing story reader, Lauren Fortgang. I listen to quite a lot of novels and know how important it is to have a good voice telling the story.

So, I enjoyed the first 3/4 of the novel, it was unsettling, chilling & kept my attention. It was only as I headed towards the end with yet more revelations that I became very confused & had to keep replaying what had just been said, maybe at this stage I would have been better with a tangible book, as this meant I lost some of the impetus.

Certainly an interesting domestic novel, I'm not sure I would class it as a psychological thriller- there are plenty of psychological mind games played but I think it is more a tale full of suspense and unease which makes it entertaining nevertheless.

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You’ve never met the other wives. None of you know each other, you see your husband only one day a week. Thursday. But you don’t care, you love him that much. Or at least that’s what you’ve told yourself…

And then, one day it all changes.

You thought you were fine with this, with only having a fraction of a husband. But you can’t help yourself, you start to dig. Begin tracking them down, the other days… Who is Monday and why does she have bruises on her arms? Is she being abused? By who? Her husband? Your husband?

What else is he keeping from you?

And who is he, really?

My rating...

An undecided 3.5-4 glasses of bubbles

Thank you Harper Collins for my ARC of this audiobook