THE LIAR’S WIFE by Samantha Hayes
Genre: Psychological Thriller
Published by Bookouture
Publication Date: November 22, 2018
Review Copy From: Bookouture via NetGalley
My Rating: 5
Synopsis (via GR)
When Ella wakes up in a hospital following a hit-and-run incident, she is scared and confused. Close to tears, her eyes fall on a get-well-soon card on the window sill and the nurse reassures her that her loving husband will be back soon…
But Ella has never been married.
In fact, she has lived alone her whole adult life; working hard, rarely socialising, quietly harbouring a terrible secret from her past.
Fear sweeps through Ella when she instantly recognises the man who enters the ward. He is not her husband, but she knows that she must do as he says and play the part of dutiful wife.
What choice does she have? He was there the night of the fire, he knows her secret too…
This book sure packed a wallop!!!!
Ella Sinclair has a strict routine, work, home sleep, work home, sleep. That is until she wakes up in the hospital after being hit by a van as she was riding her bike home after work. But something is drastically wrong. The nurse informs Ella that her husband has been by her side since she was admitted. The problem is that Ella is not married.
For the past 10 years, Ella has kept to herself. She doesn’t share anything about her personal life nor does she interact with her co-workers socially as she is hiding from her past. That is until she opens her eyes at the hospital and sees that her past has caught up with her.
A thrilling and chilling read from the Prologue to the last word!! A white knuckle experience! The story alternates between the present and what happened 10 years ago. The ending was mind blowing, which I did not see coming. I don’t think I have ever hated a character as much as I did with Jacob.
This is the first book that I have read by this author, however, it won’t be my last. I am putting Ms. Hayes on my “authors to read” list.
If you like psychological thrillers, then I highly recommend this book.
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7 thoughts on “Review | THE LIAR’S WIFE by Samantha Hayes”
Oh my, I wonder who her “husband” is! This sounds like a good one.
Happy New Year!
My jaw dropped when the husband was revealed. A very twisty psychological read!
That sounds like a really good book. I’m participating in Fabiary’s reading challenge as well and will add this to my list of books to read.
Jennie: Thank you for sto9pping by. It was a great read.
I can’t imagine being in that situation. It would be very scary!
Any book with “my jaw dropped” in the review is going on my trb list!
Vicki: Hope all is well. This was a very thrilling read!