"Riveting suspense, truly surprising revelations, and silky smooth writing make this one unmissable!" — Joshilyn Jackson, New York Times bestselling author of Mother May I
Bestselling author of DEAR WIFE and THE MARRIAGE LIE, Kimberly Belle returns with her most heart-pounding thriller to date, as a masked home invader reveals the cracks in a marriage.
Everyone is about to know what her husband isn’t telling her…
Jade and Cam Lasky are by all accounts a happily married couple with two adorable kids, a spacious home and a rapidly growing restaurant business. But their world is tipped upside down when Jade is confronted by a masked home invader. As Cam scrambles to gather the ransom money, Jade starts to wonder if they’re as financially secure as their lifestyle suggests, and what other secrets her husband is keeping from her.
Cam may be a good father, a celebrity chef and a darling husband, but there’s another side he’s kept hidden from Jade that has put their family in danger. Unbeknownst to Cam and Jade, the home invader has been watching them and is about to turn their family secrets into a public scandal.
With riveting twists and a breakneck pace, My Darling Husband is an utterly compelling thriller that once again showcases Kimberly Belle's exceptional talent for domestic suspense.
Don't miss bestselling author Kimberly Belle's next deeply addictive thriller, The Personal Assistant—where she explores the dark side of the digital world when a mommy-blogger’s assistant goes missing!
Look for these other pulse-pounding thrillers by Kimberly Belle: The Marriage Lie The Last Breath Stranger in the Lake Three Days Missing Dear Wife The Ones We Trust
APPLE BOOKS REVIEW
A woman’s fight for her life leads her to truths she never wanted to discover in this gripping domestic thriller from Kimberly Belle. Jade seemingly has it all: a celebrity-chef husband, two beautiful kids, and a home in one of Atlanta’s ritziest neighborhoods. Then out of the blue, a frightening man breaks into her house and demands $734,296—or he’ll kill her and her children. And it only gets more harrowing from there. When her husband starts scrambling to raise the ransom, Jade realizes just how little she really knows about his business empire. Belle continually shifts the story’s point of view so that we get to watch the ongoing crisis from all sides. We were totally hooked as she peels back layer after layer, finally revealing the shocking secret at the heart of Jade’s life. A good old-fashioned thriller that brilliantly plays on some of our most common fears, My Darling Husband is gonna keep you up reading way too late.
This captivating thriller from Belle (Dear Wife) opens with celebrity chef Cam Lasky Atlanta's much touted "steak king" trying to explain to a TV reporter why he doesn't deserve to be called "the most hated man in America" because of certain accusations against him that arose following the home invasion several months earlier that involved his wife, Jade, and their two young children being taken hostage. Flash back to the fateful day. At work, Cam is dealing with suspicious insurance adjusters after a fire destroyed his popular signature restaurant. Jade's distraught call forces Cam to refocus his priorities she and the children have been ambushed by a masked man hiding in their garage. The kidnapper knows details about their lives, including Cam's work schedule, and wants exactly $734,296. Raising the cash is a problem, because, unknown to Jade, Cam is deeply in debt. Cam wonders whether the fire was set by his loan shark or by a vengeful former employee. Several well-placed twists deliciously shake up the brisk plot, which smoothly moves among the viewpoints of Jade, Cam, and the kidnapper. Belle knows how to keep the pages turning.
Yes, it was great!
I had a hard time getting into this book, but was pleasantly surprised. Sometimes you just have to give it a go and it WILL surprise you; this one did. Great read!
I found I got a bit bored with the plot.
I think the author had a page limit to hit. The minutia was mind numbing. One of the worst books I’ve ever read.