The Serial Killer’s Wife

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Pub Date 03 Aug 2021 | Archive Date 24 Aug 2021

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‘A stunning debut … It richly deserves to be a hit’ Daily Mail

‘The final double twist is well worth waiting for’ My Weekly

Every marriage has its secrets…

Beth and Tom Hardcastle are the envy of their neighbourhood – they have the perfect marriage, the perfect house, the perfect family.

When the police knock on their door one evening, Beth panics. Tom should be back from work by now – what if he’s crashed his car? She fears the worst.

But the worst is beyond imagining.

As the interrogation begins, Beth will find herself questioning everything she believed about her husband.

They’re saying he’s a monster. And they’re saying she knew.



‘400 pages gone in the blink of an eye!’

‘Fast-paced and chilling

‘From start to finish this is a page turner – I could barely catch my breath

‘This book blew me away

‘Plenty of suspense, twists and turns – and an ending I did not predict!

‘This is one hell of a thriller

‘What a belting good story

‘Such an addictive read’

Twists and turns – even on the last page’

‘Once I picked it up I didn’t put it down. Read in one sitting!’

Addictive! A page turner that you can not put down’

‘Convincing and clever writing, I gobbled this up at speed’

‘A stunning debut … It richly deserves to be a hit’ Daily Mail

‘The final double twist is well worth waiting for’ My Weekly


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This book was insanely twisty and such a great thriller! Twists and turns that will keep you guessing until the end. OMG this was an amazing thriller! I am definitely getting this at publishing. I can see this as one of the top thrillers of 2021. I will definitely be reading more from this author if it is as good as this! Highly recommended. Thanks to Netgalley, Alice Hunter and Harper 360 Avon for an ARC in exchange for an honest review, Available: 8/3/21

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This is definitely an author to watch! Beth, her husband Tom and their daughter Poppy are new to the area. Beth owns a cafe and is starting to make friends. One night Tom is late coming home when the police arrive at their home wanting to question him in relation to a missing woman. What happens next sends Beth and Tom into a living nightmare. This was a really good, twisty story that kept my interest throughout.

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So tense so chilling I could not put this book down.I read this book late into the night the twists and turns had me on the edge of my seat.The author is one I will be following recommending her and the book.#netgalley #harper360

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I just finished reading The Serial Killer’s Wife and all I can say is “wow!” I love an intense psychological thriller and that’s exactly what this book is! It’s full of exciting characters, surprising plot twists, and an ending that was better than I could have imagined. I will be telling everyone about this book!!

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A thrill from start to finish. Huge turn of events at the end that make you wonder how you missed it in the rest of the book. Amazing and well done.

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The book cover really drew me in! This book has so many twist and turns and kept me interested and guessing until the very last page. If you are interested in suspense novels, this one is for you!

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Just a wild ride of a book. Thank you, NetGalley for the chance to read the advance copy for my review. The Serial Killer's Wife was a wild ride, I had to finish this one in a long marathon read. It kept me on the edge of my seat, and almost fell off the seat. Very well written by Alice Hunter. Not the usual mystery and suspense. A whole new way of grabbing the reader into.a story. Brilliant.

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Debut author Alice Hunter proves she is one to watch with the twisty psychological thriller The Serial Killer’s wife. She puts the reader right into the mind of the serial killers wife as her husband becomes a person of interest in a murder investigation. I enjoyed Beth’s story and found myself rooting for her and Poppy. If you like domestic suspense stories, you will enjoy this one!

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The Serial Killer's Wife by Alice Hunter is an amazing book and quite a thrill ride. There are so many twists and turns. The end is especially a good kind of crazy. You won't see it coming. Highly recommend. Thanks to Netgalley for the advance copy and to the publisher.

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The cover for this book is what really drew me in, but the writing is what kept me reading. There were tons of great plot twists, especially the end! I really enjoyed this one.

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The Serial Killer’s Wife will draw you in from the very first chapter. The chapters are fast-paced which I thoroughly enjoyed. The book is full of twists and had me ghost the story would end. I will be waiting for Alice Hunter’s next book. I highly recommend.

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