The Second Wife: An absolutely gripping psychological thriller that will have you hooked

· Bookouture
27 reviews

About this ebook

She made her bed. You’ll lie in it.


Rebecca only wanted to help out – to be kind. Richard seemed so alone after his wife, Nicole, died, and Rebecca wanted to make sure he knew he had someone to rely on.


But now she’s in Nicole’s immaculate house. Drinking from her favourite crystal wine glass. Keeping shoes in her orderly closet. Comforting her sweet and grieving step-daughter. It feels like Rebecca is living another woman’s life.


And as she gets to know the neighbours, Rebecca hears stories that make her wonder: was free-spirited Nicole happy in this perfect life, or did she feel trapped? Did she feel, as Rebecca is beginning to, that something wasn’t quite right?


The book everyone’s talking about! If you loved The Girl on the TrainThe Wife Between Us and The Girl Before, you’ll be totally gripped and unable to put down this twisty page-turning psychological thriller.


What readers are saying about The Second Wife:

WOW, WOW, WOW… My head hasn’t stopped spinning from all the twists and turns. I can tell you all, you must read this book… It envelops you into the storyline and will your jaw-droppingClear some room in your diary, you will not want to put this down!!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars


I was obsessed with this book!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars


I read it in less than a day, I HAD to know what happened, to who and when!!!!... Superb, one of those books makes you proud to be a reader 10/10.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars


WOW! Grabbed me from the BIG bam in the beginning all the way to the last word! Twisted, twisty, dark, compulsive rollercoaster of a story!... Read this book!!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars


Absolutely amazing. Twisted, thrilling and chilling. This book is one you will pick up and not want to put down. A five plus star!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars


WOW! What a great thriller. I have already ordered the author's other novels… This one had so many twists and turns. You honestly don't know what will come next.’ Netgalley reviewer, 5 stars


WOW!... A must read!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars


Heart-stopping action with an ending that matched it beautifully.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars


‘Twisty, dark and so well-written! This is one must-read!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars


Tons and I mean tons of wonderful twists and turns keep you on your toes. Another unputdownable book from Sheryl.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars


WOW! Loved! This book sucked me in from the beginning all the way to the very end… Amazing plot!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars


‘It’s hard to put down because things are moving quickly… I finished this book in a day!’ Goodreads reviewer


Psychological suspense at its best.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars


This book was excellent!!’ Goodreads reviewer


I loved every page of this book.Roberts Reads, 5 stars


‘It’s a great read… Simply could not leave it alone – yes it was that good!Jo Lambert Books, 5 stars


Leaves you craving more.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars


Deliciously dark and cunningly compulsive…This really was a twisted book that I was loathe to put down when real life got in the way… an excellent read’ Goodreads reviewer


5 stars all the way… reminds me of two other books I've read this year and loved… The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and The Ex-Wife… just like them it pulled me in and I was hooked, and not once did I think about putting it down, I had to keep reading and see what happened next’ Spooky’s Maze of Books, 5 stars


The ending was perfection!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars 

Ratings and reviews

27 reviews
Linda Strong
January 29, 2019
Rebecca attends Nicole's funeral. Nicole had married Richard, her second husband. According to the emails and texts to her best friend, Rebecca, she was in 7th heaven. But then the tone of the notes changed. And then Nicole commits suicide by drowning ... or did she? Rebecca just can't believe Nicole would have done that. She consoled the grieving widow, but things just don't look right. The house was immaculate ...anyone who knew Nicole knew that her life was oil paintings .. not mopping floors. Even her mot recent art work had changed..drastically. What in the world happened to Nicole? Rebecca wants to investigate and she starts hearing stories that make her wonder. Told in different voices from different viewpoints, Nicole's story is revealed bit by bit. Was she seeing the truth or was it all in her head? Rebecca's story is told in the present. There are also snippets from Richard and from his adult daughter. Olivia. Lots of twists and turns keep the reader involved and riveted to this well-written page turner. The story premise is fully thought it ... with characters that are unforgettable. The ending was quite a surprise. Many thanks to the author / Bookouture / Netgalley for the advanced digital copy of this psychological thriller. Opinions expressed here are unbiased and entirely my own.
21 people found this review helpful
lilian peracchi
September 19, 2020
An excellent read. The characters were all so creepy. A strange book, not my usual kind of thriller- but nonethekess I really enjoyed it
Harleen Chawla
February 19, 2020
Good story but i figured it out from the start... Just read it to find out when and how it will u fold.. Nevertheless it's a good read.. Especially for people who like psychological thrillers
2 people found this review helpful

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