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The Twilight Wife

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This book presents a very different challenge, compared to the typical mystery novel. It’s not just a matter of identifying culprits; the bigger challenge is uncovering the crime. There’s no dead body in the parlor. Even if you figure out who did it, I doubt that you will see what was done until the final shocking revelation.

The author also offers us a rich load of often delightful and always informative material on amnesia, marine biology, Pacific Northwest climate and geography, and internet vulnerabilities. A very good read.
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A.J. Banner's compact domestic thrillers are carefully plotted to bring the maximum gasp. The Twilight Wife is perfect for mystery and psychological thriller fans.
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The Twilight Wife was a great psychological mystery, very suspenseful!  I enjoyed the way that everything was a mystery to the main character as well as to the reader.  The story is about Kyra, who is a marine biologist.  Kyra suffers from memory loss from a diving accident she was in.  She can’t remember the recent past years.  The story starts with Kyra living with her husband Jacob on a remote island.  They are spending some time at their house there in the hopes that the seclusion will help Kyra rest and recover.  Kyra starts remembering bits and pieces as the days go by.  The memories are confusing to Kyra at first.  But slowly, her old life comes back to her and what she remembers will shock her!
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Interesting plot, steal your best friends wife because she looks like your mother, rig diving gear to kill her husband and give her a brain injury to allow remapping of memories, gaslight the ever loving living hell out of her, reroute and remap the internet, photoshop years of history, including moving her home, wedding gown etc, oh yes impersonate her best friend...and manage a major computer company all the time being charming, handsome and a millionaire.  Oh i forgot a great cook and housekeeper!  Why is she complaining right?  

A fast paced read with interesting characters...and I only thought people wrote about femme fatale crazy girls, so refreshing to read about a “gone man” or the new “man on a train”!  So if you want something to entertain you for a few hours, this may be the book for you!  Enjoyable, interesting, and entertaining!  I could probably give this book four stars but it was too predictable and i had it figured out right down to his mother’s affair with Doug Ingram....minus two stars. 

Thank you NetGalley for the ARC in exchange for a fair review.
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Kyra Winthrop has lost parts of her memory since her diving accident with her husband Jacob. She can remember childhood memories but has difficulty remembering the last four years of her life. As she recovers with her husband on Mystic Island, she starts to question pieces of her past. Kyra slowly starts to remember small conversations and places she has been. Wanting to piece things together she does her research finding clues along the way that help her remember her past. 

This book kept me up at night turning the pages to see what was going to happen next. I could not predict what was going to happen next and was surprised in a few places. This book was full of mystery for me and some suspense too! I really enjoyed reading this book and will recommend it to my friends. 

I received this arc from Touchstone Books in exchange for my honest review and this is my honest review of The Twilight Wife.
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I absolutely loved THE TWILIGHT WIFE and am honored to have been able to read and review. It is such a phenomenal read and has amazing characters as well as an amazing story line. I just couldn't get enough of it and once I started reading it I couldn't put it down. I highly recommend that you read it.
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Wow...I thought that this was such an amazing read! I have really been struggling with reading lately and I hope this was what I needed to take me out of my slump!

I absolutely loved Banner's "The Good Neighbor" and "The Twilight Wife" was no different. I am very thankful and fortunate that she allowed me to read this book in return for an honest and unbiased review.

Banner has such wonderful storytelling abilities. She knows how to pull you in, keep you until the very last moment! All too often books drag on or really feel like they are not getting to the point, but I have never felt that way when reading her books!

The narrator seemed to be a perfect fit for the main character and kept me entertained and listening throughout! 

I can't wait to see what Banner comes out with next!

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WHY DIDN'T I READ THIS SOONER? This book had me turning the pages so quickly. Memory loss is such a interesting topic to read about. I couldn't imagine losing years of your own life and just assuming other's are telling the truth about your life. These characters were so well written which made it a quick read. I would definitely recommend this book.
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This took me forever to finish i just couldn't get into it. Been there read that. All I can say was ugh!! Perfect husband helping wife with memory lost when all along you know the husband did it. It's always the husband. 
My thanks to NetGalley, the author and publisher for the ARC in exchange for an honest review.
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I loved this book!! It was a quick enjoyable read!! Would highly recommend!
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The Twilight Wife had me hooked early on and kept me up late at night until I finished the last page. When Kyra Winthrop finds herself recovering from a diving accident that has left her with a rare form of memory loss, she naturally relies on her devoted husband Jacob to help her fill in the missing details of her life. So with such an obviously loving husband, why does she start having memories of another man? Why don't the details that Jacob shares with her seem true? What happened to her before the accident? As Kyra starts to remember, life as she has grown to know it, isn't at all what it seems. A.J. Banner masterfully created a gripping psychological thriller, with such authentic details that you will feel as if you are on the island right along with Kyra.
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This book was so engrossing that I was explaining it aloud to my boyfriend throughout, and by the end he was **reading over my shoulder** to try to figure out what was going on. I did not figure out the twist until it happened, and the whole reading experience was just super satisfying.
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This was an absolutely fantastic story that kept me guessing until the end. The scene setting was impeccable and made me feel like I was in the Pacific Northwest. Highly recommended.
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The Twilight Wife was an edge of my seat thriller! I didn't see the twist coming!
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This book was a really good read! I was confused at first but it did show how the main character was going through her memory loss and having to connect the dots within her brief flashes of memory. I hope I get to see more books by A. J. Banner because she knows how to psychological thriller pretty well!
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Thank you to the author, the publisher, and NetGalley for a free ARC of this book in exchange for my honest review! I'll start by saying if I hadn't already read S.J. Watson's Before I Go to Sleep, I would have liked this book a lot more, but it felt like I'd read it before. That being said, a remote island setting, amnesia, marine biology and diving, and creepy characters all come together to make for a fun and twisty thriller. The story is a bit far fetched, but a fun escapist beach read for the summer.
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Boring and slow. My attention kept wandering as I read this book. Not recommended.
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I received a free copy of this book, from the publisher and author, via NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review. Thank you to the publisher, Touchstone, the author, A.J. Banner, and NetGalley.

Like many other reviewers have stated prior to this review, it was very predictable. This fact has me place this novel at 3 stars. Even though it was predictable, it was also very well written and very fast paced. The author was very descriptive of the environment, but lacking in the typical tension and suspense seen in this genre.

Overall, a good read. I would recommend it to those who like this genre.
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This book was just ok. Lacked good characters and a more suspenseful story line.
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