The Marriage Secret: An utterly unputdownable psychological thriller with a jaw-dropping twist

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“WOW!! JUST WOW!!!… WHAT A TWIST!!!… Completely blown out of the water… I absolutely LOVED this one!!!… Page-turning thriller with an absolutely EXPLOSIVE ending that I would never have seen coming!!!… I LOVED it.” Bookworm86 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


He married me despite my darkest secret. But am I safe now that I know his?


From the outside, my marriage to Zach was perfect: dream home, a perfect baby girl and passionate, all-consuming love. When we met, I confessed my darkest secret to him and he never judged me for it. Instead, he vowed to always protect me whatever the cost.


But as I cradle my gorgeous baby, I have to accept that the husband who used to be my everything, has changed. At first it was little things: expecting me to keep to a strict schedule, picking out my clothes for me. Now, he controls every aspect of my life: from how much money I have, to when I leave the house and who I can see.


One fateful night, a young woman is found murdered and Zach is a potential suspect. Turning towards me, a look of warmth returning to his eyes, he swears he’s innocent, and I realize there is only one solution. If I agree to be his alibi, he will keep my secret and our daughter can grow up in a loving home. In that moment, I do what any faithful wife would do: I stand by him.


But I know deep down, only one of us will make it out of this marriage alive.


A completely unputdownable and twist-filled psychological thriller from USA Today bestselling author Carey Baldwin. Fans of The Wife Between Us, The Marriage and Gone Girl will be totally addicted to The Marriage Secret.


What readers are saying about The Marriage Secret:


“WOW... What A Ride!... blew me away… The narrative grabs the reader by the throat and doesn't let you breathe until the end… I read this book in one sitting. I stayed up until midnight devouring the action

IT WAS AMAZING!” Harmony Kent, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


“Wow!!! Wow!!!! Wow!!! This book is a total page turner and will keep you guessing with every page. I thought I had it figured out and then BAM! The ending floored me... I just loved this book.” Avid Reader, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

WOWmy jaw literally dropped when I realized what happened. I haven’t read a psychological thriller this good in a very long time. This is EXACTLY what all thrillers should aim to do.” Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

My book of the year for 2022!… Suspense, empathy, revenge, shock and surprise - I felt them all. I found myself reading chapter after chapter without realising how late it was getting. I started in the evening and when I woke up I didn't even think about coffee or my to-do list, all I wanted to do was finish this book.” Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Wow!! Jaw to the floor dropping good… I was immediately drawn in with the opening paragraph and could not put it down until the final sentence.” Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


“WOW WOW WOW!!!! What a fantastic book!!! So many twists, great characters and a shocking ending. I absolutely LOVED this novel!!” NetGalley reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


“Wow, wow, wow!!!!! What a roller coaster ride that was!!!!!… This book had me hooked from the very first word. At the end of each chapter it left me wanting more and more. I couldn’t put it down and had to find out what the heck was going onI just loved it.” Blue Moon Blogger, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


“Amazing. I literally was so caught up in it that I sat down and read it in one dayI never would have guessed the ending… I loved the ending of this book. I really had to sit and digest what I read. This book definitely gets five stars and if there were more I'd give it more.” Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“This book will grab a hold of you on page one and keep you turning pages to the very end. This is a story that will have you on the edge of your seat just waiting for the next shoe to fall.” NetGalley reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

10 reviews
Carla Kovach
February 11, 2022
Oh my! I’ve been so gripped by this book. I was fed one exciting thriller delicacy after another and the craving to continue with ‘just one more chapter’ was immense. I absolutely felt for Holly as a main character. A new mother, doubting herself and being doubted. There was some true dark psychology at play here and it was tense. I found myself loathing her husband and being totally invested in unravelling the truth behind all that was going on. ‘The Marriage Secret’ is a book that is tough to put down. It plays with your mind and gives a real sense of claustrophobia. Then there was more; so much more. I’m not saying anything else, though. Put on your napkin, grab a knife and fork and taste this thriller delicacy for yourself. This is one stunning and slick book!
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A Google user
December 30, 2021
My Review: Wow, wow, wow!!!!! What a roller coaster ride that was!!!!! This was my first rodeo with this author and it definitely won’t be my last. This book had me hooked from the very first word. It was very fast paced and well written. At the end of each chapter it left me wanting more and more. I couldn’t put it down and had to find out what the heck was going on. All the characters were just right and made the whole book mesh so well together. Let’s talk about that amazing ending. I just loved it. It was dark and twisted just the way I like it. It had me guessing up to the very end. Nothing in this book was as it seemed. There were a lot of twists that finally wrapped up nice and neat in a bow at the very end. I absolutely loved this one and would recommend it to anyone I come in contact with. I can’t wait to read this authors next book. In conclusion, the plot, the characters and all the twists in this book made this book an enjoyable read. I would definitely recommend it and happily give it 5 Hearts❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
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Marnie Harrison
February 12, 2022
“He married me despite my darkest secret. But am I safe now that I know his?“ Oh my goodness this book is so good and I loved every single second of it! Once again Carey Baldwin has delivered another smashing read that you just have to experience for yourself. Riverting and extremely twisted, there was no way I could put this one down and it resulted in an all night read and a book hangover! I don’t want to say anymore on this one as in my excitement I could accidentally give something away, but just do yourself a favour and get this book immediately! You will not be disappointed.
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