If you heard a woman scream, what would you do?
Two very different women’s lives begin to entwine, and their personal secrets begin to unravel over a hot summer in Colorado. Family, marriage, lies, and the perilousness of beauty.
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?
Pleasant Court is for perfect families, so residents are shocked to meet their new neighbour. Why would a single, childless woman move into a street full of married couples with kids? Why would she rent an expensive four-bedroom home, and why is she so interested in her neighbours and their children?
Like many real-world neighbourhoods, Pleasant Court seems like a perfectly pleasant place… until you push back the curtains.