The Fake Wife

The Fake Wife

Crime & Thrillers
Hardback Published on: 09/11/2023
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'I honestly believe this is one of the best books that I've read this year!' NetGalley Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐You're not who you say you are. But neither is she.Olive Anderson has accepted that tonight she'll be dining alone, without her husband. So when a beautiful stranger appears at Olive's dinner table, telling the waiter she's her wife, Olive is immediately unsettled. But the stranger wants to talk, and isn't this what Olive wants on this lonely winter night? To vent to a perfect stranger? She's too ashamed to tell her real friends the truth - six months into the marriage they all warned her against, her life is a living nightmare.Perhaps Olive should have asked the fake wife who she's really married to. Perhaps she should have known this chance encounter had something to do with her secretive husband. Because there is a string of missing women connected to Mr Anderson, and by the morning, Olive will be the latest...The Fake Wife is an unputdownable thriller that will shock and surprise you like the best television boxsets. If you enjoyed Netflix shows like Behind Her Eyes, The Stranger and Obsession you will love The Fake Wife.Read what everyone is saying about The Fake Wife: 'OMG this latest book by Sharon Bolton is so good, definitely worth reading' Reader Review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐'You'll never guess where this book is going' SAMANTHA DOWNING'I swear the twists and turns you will not see coming!' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐'Totally gripping, with characters who draw you in' JP DELANEY'One thing Sharon Bolton knows how to do is write a compulsive page-turner, and The Fake Wife is just that' Reader Review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐'A thriller that had me desperate for answers. I loved it!' HARRIET TYCE'Sharon Bolton has written another cracker! The twists! The tension! The characters!' Reader Review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9781398709812
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Weight: 580g
  • Dimensions: 238 x 160 x 42 mm

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The Fake Wife
A fabulous, fast-paced, tense mystery.
Sharon Bolton’s books never fail to deliver, in my opinion. This one has a very interesting premise at the start and from there the story gathers pace like... READ MORE
Sarah C
The Fake Wife
An Entertaining and Gripping Read.
4.5 stars rounded down. Olive Anderson is dining alone at a hotel when a glamorous stranger joins her table. What starts as a thrilling game quickly tur... READ MORE
Louise Wilson
The Fake Wife
Anything but run of the mill
Olive Anderson is away for the evening, eating alone in a hotel restaurant. When she returns to her table after a breather she finds another woman sitting ... READ MORE
The Fake Wife
The Fake Wife by Sharon Bolton
The Fake Wife by Sharon Bolton is a thriller that keeps on getting more and more intense the more you read. Olive Anderson is dining alone and then she is ... READ MORE
Christine Rennie
The Fake Wife
Thank you to the publishers for this early review copy - I LOVED IT! My favourite Sharon Bolton book to date is Dead Woman Walking and this is equally as ... READ MORE
Fiona Sharp
The Fake Wife
Well plotted read
A slow start to this latest book by Sharon Bolton but once it picks up pace it really takes off you start to wonder how everything will come together but w... READ MORE
The Fake Wife
Twists and turns aplenty
The opening scene is one of the most bizarre I have read. Olive, the new wife of a local MP, is having a solitary dinner in a restaurant, when a stranger j... READ MORE
Jennifer James
The Fake Wife
The Fake Wife
Well this was all things convoluted and, occasionally, a bit bonkers, but all in a good way, I hasten to add. We start with Olive Anderson. She has bagsie... READ MORE
The Fake Wife
Fantastic read
4.5 rounded up Olive Anderson, wife of Labour MP Michael Anderson, is dining alone at a hotel in Hexham when a stranger unexpectedly joins her for dinn... READ MORE
Celia Short
The Fake Wife
Twisty, addictive, dark and thrilling.
On a cold wet week in November, there’s nothing better to curl up with than the latest Sharon Bolton book. The Fake Wife is a terrific psychological thrill... READ MORE
Mary Picken
The Fake Wife
A stand-alone
4.25⭐️ I’ve read a few of this authors books, they can be a bit hit or miss for me. I haven’t read one for a long time so was keen to try this one. I al... READ MORE
Lesley Lloyd
The Fake Wife
The Fake Wife by Sharon Bolton
Olive Anderson, dining alone, gets an awkward surprise when she returns to her table to find a woman in her seat. Olive begins to address the situation, wh... READ MORE
The Fake Wife
Entertaining read!
"The Fake Wife" tells the story of a politician’s missing wife and her husband, who clearly has something to hide. The dual narration follows the police as... READ MORE
The Fake Wife
A great book, less than sparkling narration (audiobook)
4* for the actual book 3* for the audiobook narration A great plot and characterisation but I think I would have enjoyed it a LOT more if I'd read the ... READ MORE
Sophie Swainger