Lexie Parker leaves her toddler, Bella, in the care of four playgroup mums. She’s gone for just six minutes. But when she returns, Bella is gone. Is her disappearance connected to the angry protests at Parliament House? What secrets are the parents hiding? And why does a local teacher keep a photo of Bella in his lounge-room?
DISCLAIMERS: I received an advanced review copy of Dear Wife in exchange for an honest review. This book contains mention of domestic violence. Review Beth Murphy isn’t who she says she is. She has abandoned everything – her marriage, home, job, and her own identity, in a bid to escape her abusive husband. She knows … Read more
Fi Lawson arrives home to find a moving van in her driveway. At first, she thinks she’s mistaken, she and Bram certainly aren’t moving out. But there they are – another family, moving into Trinity Avenue. Moving into her home. How can this other family possibly think this house is theirs? And where is Bram?
For the past two weeks Kate Bennet has lived under the control of a man claiming to be her uncle. He says that she did something terrible, something so unspeakable that he has to protect her from the police and media. Something that Kate can’t quite remember. As Kate uncovers some of her memories, she realises that Jim’s story isn’t quite adding up. Kate might not quite remember the night in question, but she is certain of one thing – she must escape.
Dr. Daniel Winters is living a fairy-tale life with his beautiful new wife, lovely home, and promising career. He prides himself on being an honest and responsible man. But when his wife begins to act suspiciously, a fellow doctor and friend dies a suspicious death, and alcohol tightens its grip, everything is threatened. Can Daniel keep this life he’s always dreamed of while protecting his patients and marriage?
Grace and Jack are a seemingly perfect couple, hosting friends and neighbours for stunning dinner parties in their beautiful home. Jack Angel spends his days fighting for victims of domestic violence. His wife, Grace, spends her days tending to their house, gardening, and painting. But why is Grace never seen outside? Why is she always with her husband? And why does the bedroom have bars on the window?
Withdrawing from a broken marriage, author Elena needs something to fill her days and, with evenings plagued by insomnia, her nights. One day something catches her eye – the seemingly perfect couple across the street. Elena quickly becomes absorbed by the seemingly suspicious actions of the beautiful wife. We begin to wonder: how far will a wife go?