Monday, October 12, 2015

Five top marriage thrillers

At B & N Reads Ellen Wehle tagged five top marriage thrillers, including:
You Should Have Known, by Jean Hanff Korelitz

As a therapist with a thriving practice and a superstar doctor husband, Grace would seem to have it all. Certainly she thinks so: she’s just written a self-help book that tells women in bad marriages they have only themselves to blame. Lousy husbands leave plenty of clues, she scolds, so why weren’t you paying attention? But poor smug Grace is riding for a fall. Jonathan, the superstar doctor, often works all night, too busy helping sick kids to come home. Then Grace runs into one of his colleagues from the hospital, and with a single cheery question—“Hey, what’s Jonathan been up to?”—she realizes her husband has secrets of his own…
Read about the other entries on the list.

You Should Have Known is among Siân Ranscombe's top six domestic chillers for fans of Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl and Ellen Wehle's top seven reads for the seven deadly sins.

--Marshal Zeringue