Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Nine thrillers featuring untrustworthy spouses

Margot Hunt is the pseudonym of a bestselling novelist. Her new book is For Better and Worse.

One of nine thrillers featuring duplicitous spouses she tagged at CrimeReads:
The Wife by Alafair Burke

Don’t crack this book open if you have plans for the day, because I promise you, once you start reading, you won’t be able to put it down. Angela and Jason Powell have by all appearances the perfect marriage. They have a magical life in Manhattan fueled by Jason’s amazing career success, and both adore their charming son, Spencer. But then Jason is accused of sexually harassing an intern, and everything begins to unravel. Is Jason guilty of misconduct? And how does Angela’s troubled past affect the current allegations against her husband? This taut story plays out masterfully.
Read about the other entries on the list.

The Wife is among Jessica Knoll's ten top dark thrillers.

The Page 69 Test: The Wife.

--Marshal Zeringue