REVIEW: THE LIAR’S WIFE, BY SAMANTHA HAYES

 

When Ella wakes up in hospital following a hit and run incident, she is scared and confused. Close to tears, her eyes fall on a get-well-soon card on the window sill and the nurse reassures her that her loving husband will be back soon.

But Ella has never been married…

Absolutely love twisty and unputdownable psychological thrillers like Girl on the Train, The Wife Between Us and Gone Girl? Then you will be totally hooked by this jaw-dropping novel about the dangerous secrets behind a perfect marriage.

My Thoughts: A story that goes back and forth in time, revealing dark secrets and hidden dangers, The Liar’s Wife kept me enthralled throughout.

Ella Sinclair has a strict routine in her life, one that doesn’t allow for much socializing. Her isolation will work against her after the hit and run accident that sidelines her. In fact, the news about her accident brings someone from the past back into her life. Someone who has leverage against her.

He sits by her bedside in the hospital and arranges for her things to be moved into a house he owns. House and wheelchair bound, Ella has no way to find help.

A frightening tale that kept me rapidly turning pages, the story gripped me and made me want Ella to find a way out of her situation.

What had happened to Ella in the past that would allow the man called Jacob to hold her hostage? Why is he able to control everything in her life, and prevent her escape? Finding those answers kept me glued to the pages. 4.5 stars.

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