The instant New York Times Bestseller (January 2018)!
"A fiendishly smart cat-and-mouse thriller" —New York Times Book Review
"Buckle up, because you won't be able to put this one down." —Glamour
"Jaw dropping. Unforgettable. Shocking." —Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"The best domestic suspense novel since Gone Girl." —In Touch Weekly
When you read this book, you will make many assumptions.
You will assume you are reading about a jealous ex-wife.
You will assume she is obsessed with her replacement – a beautiful, younger woman who is about to marry the man they both love.
You will assume you know the anatomy of this tangled love triangle.
Twisted and deliciously chilling, Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen's The Wife Between Us exposes the secret complexities of an enviable marriage - and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love.
Read between the lies.
A 2018 Indie Next Pick | One of Glamour Magazine's Best Books of 2018 | One of Hello Giggles' 19 Books We Can't Wait to Read in 2018
Praise for The Wife Between Us:
"Fiendishly clever...in the vein of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train. This one will keep you guessing." —Anita Shreve, New York Times bestselling author of The Stars are Fire
“A clever thriller with masterful twists.” – Karin Slaughter, New York Times bestselling author of The Kept Woman
"The Wife Between Us delivers a whip smart, twisty plot in a taut, pacy narrative. It's terrific and troubling. This is one scary love triangle where you won't know who to trust. I loved it." –Gilly Macmillan, New York Times bestselling author of What She Knew
"A twisty, mind-bending novel about marriage and betrayal. A gripping plot and fascinating characters; this book will keep you turning the pages and guessing until the very end. A must-read!" –Lauren Weisberger, New York Times bestselling author of The Devil Wears Prada
“This amazing story gallops along at breakneck speed, with an ending that smacks you between the eyes and takes your breath away. These authors are destined to become trail blazers in the field of psychological suspense books that explode in your hands!” —Nancy Simpson-Brice, Book Vault
“Like a house of mirrors, The Wife Between Us kept me guessing around every corner, delving into the complexities of marriage, friendship, and obsession.” —Javier Ramirez, The Book Table
APPLE BOOKS REVIEW
On the surface, it’s a well-trodden story: a jilted, jealous wife obsesses and falls apart over her ex-husband’s predictably much-younger fiancée. But coauthors Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen smash through the clichés, springing clever surprises at every turn. Jilted wife Vanessa, her younger model Nellie, and husband Richard quickly reveal themselves to be multi-dimensional and deliciously untrustworthy characters who are very different from our first impression. A tip: don’t skip the epilogue.
Customer ReviewsSee All
Couldn’t put down
Couldn’t put this book down. Such a good read. Have to read again to get it all straight!
A fun and twisted journey
This is by far my favorite book I’ve read in the past six months. I’ve loved all of Sarah’s previous releases but this one goes to another level. The way then chapters are woven together keep you on the edge of your seat. The plot is seamless and you really feel like you know the characters.
The Wife Between Us
Spoiler Alert! I skipped over large parts of this, as the story was too long and convoluted. Wife beater and abuser enabled by deranged sister, Richard should have been charged and stopped by Kate, Nellie/Vanessa, Emma! Stereotypical roles and anger revenge blame game end in happy ever after not believable.