Saturday, August 15, 2020

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The Guilty Wife by Nina Manning - Book Tour & Review



The Guilty Wife
One woman's past could cost her everything...



Frankie Keegan is struggling.
While she tries to make strides in her career, life at home is slowly unravelling as she is haunted by the secrets of her past.

Someone else remembers...
As the dark nights draw in, the anniversary of the loss of her brother looms and Frankie is drawn back to the memories of that fateful night 20 years previously. As she descends into a guilt-ridden state, she begins to suspect that someone else is also remembering that night and they are determined to terrify her...

Can she confront her past before it's too late?

From the international bestselling author of The Daughter In Law, a gripping psychological thriller about family, secrecy and grief - with a twist you won't see coming. Perfect for fans of K L Slater, Shalini Boland and Lisa Jewell.


Purchase Link - https://amzn.to/38Kj9OY

My Review
The Guilty Wife is a thriller with a twist at the end that will leave readers shocked. 
The story follows Frankie, a woman still grieving the death of her brother twenty years after it happened. Her life hasn't really been the same since that fateful night, and now, with the anniversary of his death nearing, things have started happening, and Frankie needs to try and figure out who is behind it all, before it's too late.
I will admit, I did find the story a little hard to get into at first. It started off a little slow, but after a certain point, things got interesting, and it was easy to fly through the pages, trying to figure out what was going on, who was doing things to Frankie, and why. I definitely didn't suspect the twist there at the end, though.
Told in alternating timelines, we get a glimpse of Frankie's past, when she was a teenager, and everything leading up to her brother's death. We also follow Frankie as she slogs through her life now, in her thirties with two kids, a husband who seems disinterested, and a new job with a boss who Frankie finds herself attracted to. 
Eventually, everything clashes, and when her past catches up to her in the present, Frankie has to fight to save herself and her family.
If you're a fan of thrillers, you'll want to check out The Guilty Wife. 
3.5 stars from me. 


Author Bio –
Nina Manning studied psychology and was a restaurant-owner and private chef (including to members of the royal family). She is the founder and co-host of Sniffing The Pages, a book review podcast. Her debut psychological thriller, The Daughter in Law, was a bestseller in the UK, US, Australia and Canada. She lives in Dorset.


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