Genre: Psychological Thriller
My Rating: 5
Publication Date: February 11, 2022
Review Copy From: Publisher via NetGalley
Synopsis (via GR)
He married me despite my darkest secret. But am I safe now that I know his?
From the outside, my marriage to Zach was perfect: dream home, a perfect baby girl and passionate, all-consuming love. When we met, I confessed my darkest secret to him and he never judged me for it. Instead, he vowed to always protect me whatever the cost.
But as I cradle my gorgeous baby, I have to accept that the husband who used to be my everything, has changed. At first it was little things: expecting me to keep to a strict schedule, picking out my clothes for me. Now, he controls every aspect of my life: from how much money I have, to when I leave the house and who I can see.
One fateful night, a young woman is found murdered and Zach is a potential suspect. Turning towards me, a look of warmth returning to his eyes, he swears he’s innocent, and I realize there is only one solution. If I agree to be his alibi, he will keep my secret and our daughter can grow up in a loving home. In that moment, I do what any faithful wife would do: I stand by him.
But I know deep down, only one of us will make it out of this marriage alive.
WOW!!!! What a read!! But then, I’m not surprised.
I have been a fan of this author since reading Notorious in 2016 and have read every one of her books since.
According to Holly, she and Zach, an OB-GYN, have the perfect marriage, especially after the birth of their beautiful daughter, Jolene. In spite of the secrets that they know about each other and have promised never to tell. Or she thought.
Not long after, things changed. Holly started to have strange incidents and hallucinations. Holly denied it all but Zach saw the changes. And because of that, Zach felt he need to be aware and controlling because he was afraid for their daughter.
Is the obvious always the obvious?
This was a nail-biting read!!! I thoroughly thought so!!!
I pictured every single thing in my mind, so for me, this was like a movie in my head and sitting on the edge of my chair.
The ending! THE ENDING!!!!! Or should I say the endings? It left me breathless!!!!
No pressure Ms. Baldwin…….BUT…….when will the next book be in my hands?
I received a complimentary copy from (Bookouture via NetGalley) in exchange for my honest opinion.