The New Wife

The New Wife

Crime & Thrillers
Hardback Published on: 20/07/2023
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Synopsis

When Finn Hensen gets a call from his sister Jess to say their father has died, neither is heartbroken. Their parents divorced many years ago, after which their father, Jimmy, continued to live a bohemian lifestyle in sun-soaked Mallorca. Ownership of his beautiful but dilapidated farmhouse in the mountains now passes to Finn and his sister. The only problem is that Jimmy recently remarried and his new wife, Ruensa, is still living there. The pair agree that Finn should go to Mallorca and tactfully take possession of their inheritance. When he arrives, however, Finn is surprised to find that Finca Siquia has been completely transformed into a chic Mediterranean bolthole by Ruensa and her twenty-seven-year-old daughter, Roze. The Spanish police, meanwhile, are asking awkward questions about Jimmy's death... Are Ruensa and Roze the helpless victims of circumstance? Or will they stop at nothing to get Finca Siquia for themselves?

  • Publisher: Quercus Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781529430394
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Weight: 560g
  • Dimensions: 236 x 158 x 38 mm

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The New Wife
An Excellent Read
Thoroughly enjoyed this new book by J P Delaney,set in Mallorca, Fin arrives to claim the Finca his late Father has left him and his sister only to find th... READ MORE
Chrissie Mortimer
The New Wife
Danger and Intrigue
Although, I found this story a little slow to get going, it got more thrilling with twists and turns throughout and I couldn’t put it down towards the end,... READ MORE
Susan Blissett
The New Wife
The New Wife by J P Delaney
The New Wife by J P Delaney is another successful psychological thriller by the author, the storyline of this book is set in Mallorca. The estranged father... READ MORE
Christine Rennie
The New Wife
Suspenseful and complex
Delaney's new book is a masterclass in misdirection, and overall, very entertaining. The first quarter of the book is a little slow, but once the story hit... READ MORE
Farah Ghuznavi
The New Wife
An Intriguing Read
When Finn Henson gets a call from his sister Jess to say their father has died, neither is heartbroken. Their parents divorced many years ago, after which ... READ MORE
Louise Wilson
The New Wife
Great entertaining read
Jess and Finn are brother and sister. They had a turbulent relationship with their father when they were children. They lived in Mallorca. Their father was... READ MORE
Michellle De Alwis
The New Wife
A suspenseful Thriller
Finn and his sister Jess aren't heartbroken when they find out that their father Jimmy has passed away. They haven't spoken to their abusive father since t... READ MORE
Fictionatnight
The New Wife
Who is telling the truth? Who is the predator?
Finn and Jess inherit a Spanish property when their father dies in suspicious circumstances. When Jess talks Finn into flying out there to claim ownership ... READ MORE
Dana Farren
The New Wife
Slow burning entertaining read.
The New Wife by J P Delaney Publisher: Quercus Publication Date: 20/7/23 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ NO SPOILERS A slow burner leading to a twisty and dark conclusion I en... READ MORE
Maria  Hall
The New Wife
The New Wife.
Finn travels to Spain after the death of his father to claim his inheritance. When he arrives he is greeted by his fathers new wife and her daughter and he... READ MORE
Pauline S
The New Wife
My Cousin Rachel retold
I've read and enjoyed some of JP Delaney's earlier thrillers, but The New Wife felt like a big, and interesting, change of pace. Finn and his sister grew u... READ MORE
Laura
The New Wife
A good read
When their estranged father Jimmy dies, siblings Jess and Finn discuss how best to deal with the family home, a finca in Mallorca. Belonging to them joint... READ MORE
June Walters
The New Wife
A must read!!!
A totally enjoyable reading experience. Found it progressively more difficult to put the book down. The plot seemed fairly straightforward and characters... READ MORE
Robert Jackson
The New Wife
A twisty read. Great psychological thriller!
Well what a fun read- so twisty with an unreliable narrator! I really didn’t know what to believe as I read the book and even when I got to the very last p... READ MORE
Annette Librarian
The New Wife
disappointing
Not what I expected from this author. I have read previous books and they got me hooked from the beginning. This one, however, is very slow and did not gri... READ MORE
june.reads
The New Wife
More domestic suspense than thriller
3.5-3.75⭐️ I am a big fan of this author’s work,i’m always impressed by his unique take and imagination. Finn received a phone call from his sister Jes... READ MORE
Lesley Lloyd
The New Wife
A stellar novel
July 16, 2023 4+ Siblings Finn and Jess learn their father has died and it’s not a cause of sorrow. The pair will inherit the Mallorcan finca their fa... READ MORE
Celia Short
The New Wife
Recommended
It's a good thriller but there's a sort weird final part that I loved. It kept me on the edge and surprised with the twists but the last part was nearly li... READ MORE
AMG
The New Wife
I love JP Delaney books but this one didn’t quite match up to the rest for me sadly.
The New Wife is very much a smokes and mirrors tale, a tangled web of deception. What you see is not what you get, and the book even ends leaving you drawi... READ MORE
Suzanne Ellison
The New Wife
A modern Gothic thriller inspired by du Maurier’s ‘My Cousin Rachel’
‘Your place in the sun comes with a problem’ - cover tag line. My thanks to Quercus Books for an eARC via NetGalley of ‘The New Wife’ by JP Delaney. Havi... READ MORE
Vivienne O'Regan
The New Wife
Slow Thrill
Reading The New Wife book was like being a fighter quitting after 10 rounds. At chapter 36, my 10 rounds came to an end. The orange throwing fight, predic... READ MORE
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