What is ‘perfect’ trying to hide?
Jen Garner tries her best to be ‘wife and mother of the year’. She helps organise school plays and accompanies her husband to company dinners, all with a big smile on her face.
But Jen has started to receive strange gifts in the post ... first flowers, then a sympathy card.
It could just be a joke; that’s what she tells herself. But then the final ‘gift’ arrives, and Jen has to question why somebody is so intent on shattering her life into pieces ...
Great story - lots of twists and turns!
I’m not usually a fan of detective stories but this novel really stands out. Jen is living the life of a normal wife and mother, like many of us. However what is the real truth? The story has so many twists and turns that you won’t see coming but never loses the fact that Jen and her husband are characters we care about and we want to learn the truth. Even the main detectives are interesting characters in their own right. I throughly enjoyed this book and did not want to put it down. Very satisfying ending too! Highly recommend!
An eye catching book cover for Claire Sheldon's fabulous debut novel.
Written throughout from several points of view, this gripping thriller begins with a normal day for Jen, happily married with two children, and the nearby discovery of a woman’s body.
What follows is the unravelling of Jen's perfect life when, to protect her family, she is forced to disappear from home and re-enter her past life of crime and violence.
The nightmare continues as the police search for Jen, now a missing person, before she becomes another victim.
At times quite unsettling, Perfect Life is a compelling read that I thoroughly recommend. A thrilling plot with plenty of unexpected twists and turns.
ARC generously supplied by Choc-Lit/Ruby Fiction, this review is my honest opinion and completely unbiased.