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Ten years ago he killed my son. Today I married him.

Ten years ago my darling son Jesse was murdered and our perfect family was destroyed. My strong, handsome boy, so full of life, became a memory, a photo I carried with me everywhere.

But today I’m finally close to finding happiness again. My ash-blonde hair has been curled into ringlets. Carefully placed white flowers frame my delicate features. The small, drab chapel has been prettied up with white satin, and there are tiny red hearts scattered on the small table where I will soon sign the register with my new husband.

The man who killed my son.

My friends and family can’t understand it. My neighbours whisper in the street whenever I walk past. How can I love a man like Tom?

They don’t really know me at all…

The most unputdownable psychological thriller you’ll read this year from the bestselling author K.L. Slater. If you love The Wife Between Us or Gone Girl, you’ll be totally hooked on The Marriage.

What everyone’s saying about The Marriage:

Pulled me in from the very start and did not let go until the final page. Admittedly, I would read a shopping list if it was penned by K.L. Slater, and this latest book exceeded even my highest expectations. Brilliant.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

WOWSER!!!... I was on the edge of my seat and couldn't put the book down!... would highly recommend it to anyone who loves thrillers.’ Booky Bethy, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Wow, wow, wow… Absolutely gripping and I read it in one sitting. Massive 5 stars and highly recommended.’ The Book Club, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I stayed up almost all night reading this book - an absolute page turner… I will definitely be reading more by this author.’ The Written Blurred, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘This was a wonderfully written book and drew me in from the first chapter… I couldn’t put it down and read it in two sittings staying up long into the night as I simply had to know how this would play out… Just when you think you’ve discovered an outstanding twist… BOOM… Another flies at you from a different angle!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘I love it when a book keeps me guessing until the end, and this is one of those books!... The ending left me in shock!’BookReviewsandFun, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

This was an absolute whirlwind of a psychological thriller! I loved it from beginning to end.’ Books Candles Cats, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I read this book in a couple of hours on a rainy morning. It’s absolutely a heart pounding intense thriller. The main character was transfixing. I loved it.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

WOW what a story, read and experience The Marriage is… a full-on readers dream, everything you want is here and the unexpected just keeps on happening… 10/10’ Book Mark, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘I kept wanting to know what happened next so I literally read the book in a few hours! I would definitely recommend! Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘The Thriller of the Year! K.L. Slater has written a rollercoaster, cold, cunning, calculating, and downright brilliant piece with characters that hop off the page and keep you on your toes… This is one you don't want to pass up. Trust me!’ The Secret Book Sleuth, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Another brilliant book by K. L. Slater… I also loved the shocking ending! Can't wait for K. L. Slater's next book!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

OutstandingIt sucked me in from the first page and I had a hard time putting it down. The ending had a twist that I definitely didn't see coming. This is a must read for thriller fans, I highly recommend it!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Mysteries & Thrillers
May 20
StoryFire Ltd

Customer Reviews

Jmgerbinoh ,

This book delivered!!

WOW! This book delivered. It was a bit slow in the beginning, but without that character development I think it would have fallen short. Once it picked up, it really picked up and just kept hitting me with twists and turns until the very end! It follows a woman who marries the man that killed her son and the stories that develop when he gets out of jail. I don’t want to talk about the book too much because I don’t want to give anything away. It’s just so good. Read it. trust me, you won’t regret it!

Reddirtgirlon44 ,

Great read!

I couldn’t put it down once I started! The twist at the end I never saw coming!

Mlawyer112 ,


My Review:
Loved, loved, loved this book and the wonderful author who wrote it!!!!! What a shocking, twisty, unbelievably awesome book this was for me. I could not put this book down for the life of me. I picked up this book in the morning and finished it before going to bed. It was just that good. I look forward to reading more of your books. In fact I picked out Closer to read next. I’m on a mission to finish each and every one of your books.

I want to start off by saying that I have read most of KL Slaters books and every single one that I have read is to die for. KL Slater is by far one of my favorite authors and if you ever read one of her books you would understand why. I do have to say though that out of all the books I have read by her this book was by far my favorite. The storyline is what grabbed me. A woman falls in love with the man that killed her son. Wow, that sentence in itself makes me want to know more. I don’t know if I have ever come across a book with that kind of plot. Now let’s talk about my favorite part of the book, the ending. That ending was the shocker of all shockers. I nearly had a heart attack. That ending had too many twists and turns to count them all. I actual had to reread the ending to make sure I was seeing it all correctly. KL Slater really out did herself on this one. I had picked this book up while it was on sale and boy it was so well worth the money I paid for it plus much much much more. Thanks again for being such a great writer and please continue to write many more books so I can love those too.

Lastly, the characters, plot, and the ending of this book made this an easy and fast read. I would definitely recommend this book and happily give it 5 Hearts❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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