by Shalini Boland
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Pub Date 04 Nov 2022 | Archive Date 09 Nov 2022
Your new husband has a shocking secret. Would your mother-in-law kill to protect it?
From the moment I meet my new mother-in-law in her beautiful country house, she makes it clear I’m not welcome. Lilian Fletcher hates me for marrying her precious boy on a golden beach far away from her.
Starting our marriage living in the Fletchers’ family home is a nightmare. Then I discover Seb was married before and his first wife is dead. I wonder why the man I love didn’t tell me the truth. And I wonder what happened to her: the woman who came before me. How did she die?
Lilian’s steely blue gaze follows me everywhere. Then the accidents start to happen, and I know she is behind them. It starts with small things, like a dropped birthday cake, a spilt glass of wine. But then my mother-in-law accuses me of something terrible. This woman is determined to get me out of her son’s life.
Now I wish I’d never met my handsome, clever husband. Or come to this luxurious house that feels more like a prison.
But I have secrets too. And no-one knows who I really am…
From the USA Today bestselling author, this totally addictive psychological thriller will keep you guessing all the way to the final shocking twist. Perfect for fans of The Girl on the Train, Gone Girl and The Wife Between Us.
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What readers are saying about Shalini Boland:
‘I gasped out loud… my jaw definitely dropped firmly to the floor… tremendous and tense… so binge-worthy… This fast-paced and shockingly addictive page turner held my attention perfectly, keeping me guessing until that final twist was laid bare and giving me chills. Absolutely loved it!’ Rubie Reads, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
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‘I literally could not put this book down, every spare second I was squeezing in as much as I could and staying up late to find out what would happen next… And OMG I was not expecting that final twist at the end.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Wow! This book had so many twists and turns! It had suspense, intrigue, murder… It was a chilling thriller!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘I couldn’t put down… a twisty ride… perfect combination of suspense, intrigue with twists I never saw coming… page-turner!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Hooked me from beginning until the end… Shalini drops the bomb of secrets one after another… The unexpected twists were a game changer.’@buzy_reading, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐