My rating: 5 of 5 stars
A novel of suspense that explores the complexities of marriage and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love.
When you read this book, you will make many assumptions.
You will assume you are reading about a jealous wife and her obsession with her replacement.
You will assume you are reading about a woman about to enter a new marriage with the man she loves.
You will assume the first wife was a disaster and that the husband was well rid of her.
You will assume you know the motives, the history, the anatomy of the relationships.
Discover the next blockbuster novel of suspense, and get ready for the read of your life.
My review: This was one twisty turny roller coaster of a book. Just when you think you see where the story is going, whammo, the whole thing changes. Hendricks and Pekkanen do a masterful job of keeping the reader off kilter and wondering what is going to happen next. If you follow my reviews, you know I love an unreliable narrator. Vanessa is one of the best I’ve read in a long time.
If you liked Gone Girl or Girl on the Train, you would like this book. Actually, even more because the characters are relatable and real. Any of us could be Vanessa.