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The Second Wife Reviews

The Second Wife by Rebecca Fleet

The Second Wife

Rebecca Fleet

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2 reviews

Category: Thrillers, Fiction
Imprint: Doubleday
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publication date: 5 Mar 2020
ISBN: 9780857525499

I loved this book.' Liz Nugent, author of Lying in Wait'Dark, smart, sexy, gripping, totally brilliant.' Erin Kelly, author of He Said She Said 'Sinister and compelling' Woman & Home 'You'll be whipping through the pages' Stylist

4 stars out of 5
Alison Flood
24 Mar 2020

"most impressive for its chilling insights into obsession"

In Rebecca Fleet’s The Second Wife, Alex is walking home along the seafront one evening when he smells smoke and realises his house is on fire. His wife, Natalie, has escaped, but his daughter, Jade, is still inside. She is rescued by a firefighter, but when she wakes, she tells her father that she was hiding when the fire began, because there was a man in their house...

Well handled and enjoyably twisty, this is most impressive for its chilling insights into obsession and where it can lead.


4 stars out of 5
15 Mar 2020

"A fabulous read"

Alex arrives home to discover his home on fire - and wife Natalie and teenage daughter Jade are inside. The inferno is just the start tof his world quickly unravelling. We flip back almost 15 years to Natalie's past life with her sister, and the secretts they're still running from. The tension slowly builds as Natalie's former identity is revealed. With twists and half-truths, Alex has to decide who he can trust to keep his daughter safe.