First Wife’s Shadow First Wife’s Shadow

First Wife’s Shadow

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Publisher Description

Read by Kristin Atherton (Outlander, Waterloo Road), Adele Parks’ First Wife’s Shadow sees the return of the award-winning duo behind the #1 audio bestseller and Capital Crime’s 2023 ‘Audiobook of the Year’ One Last Secret.


When Emma meets Matthew, a kind, handsome widower, he seems to be just what she needs.

Yet as their relationship moves fast, Emma’s friends worry Emma might be exploited. She’s a rich woman after all.

Emma doesn’t care Matthew has no money. But as the memory of his perfect first wife hangs over them, Emma does have one tiny doubt.

If Matthew’s wife hadn’t died, he wouldn’t be with her. And Emma wonders if she’s second best. Can she ever fill the dead woman’s shoes?

As jealousy and suspicion blossom between Emma and Matthew, events take a darker, dangerous turn.

Suddenly Emma doesn’t know who she can trust. Her friends? Her husband? Or even herself…?

This sensational new thriller from the Number One bestseller Adele Parks will have you gripped until the very last page.

Readers love First Wife's Shadow:

'The second half of the book was so gripping it was hard to stop reading. Twists after twist! I loved the ending. A must read!' Reader review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

'One of those thrillers where you think you know how it’s going to end then bam another twist. I can’t wait to recommend this to everyone' Reader review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

'The tension racks up and the twists keep coming… the ending certainly wasn't what I was expecting!' Reader review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

'Tense, creepy, twisty… this brilliant new psychological thriller from Adele Parks gets right under your skin from the start' Reader review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

'This was a rollercoaster of a thriller, thinking you kind of know the direction it was going before a swerve to another direction you haven’t even considered!… A fantastic book… set to be a thriller of the summer' Reader review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

About the author

Adele Parks MBE was born in North Yorkshire. She is the author of 23 bestselling novels including the Sunday Times Number One bestsellers Lies Lies Lies and Just My Luck. Over five million UK editions of her work have been sold and her books have been translated into 31 different languages. Adele’s novel The Image of You has just been released as a major motion movie and she has several other titles optioned and in development including One Last Secret and Both of You. She is an ambassador of the National Literacy Trust and the Reading Agency: two charities that promote literacy in the UK. Adele has lived in Botswana, Italy and London and is now settled in Guildford, Surrey. In 2022 she was awarded an MBE for services to literature.

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Crime & Thrillers
Kristin Atherton
hr min
4 July