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My Lovely Wife - Samantha Downing
My Lovely Wife
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Dexter meets Mr. and Mrs. Smith in this wildly compulsive debut thriller about a couple whose fifteen-year marriage has finally gotten too interesting... Our love story is simple. I met a gorgeous woman. We fell in love. We had kids. We moved to the suburbs. We told each other our biggest dreams,... show more
Dexter meets Mr. and Mrs. Smith in this wildly compulsive debut thriller about a couple whose fifteen-year marriage has finally gotten too interesting... Our love story is simple. I met a gorgeous woman. We fell in love. We had kids. We moved to the suburbs. We told each other our biggest dreams, and our darkest secrets. And then we got bored. We look like a normal couple. We're your neighbors, the parents of your kid's friend, the acquaintances you keep meaning to get dinner with. We all have our secrets to keeping a marriage alive. Ours just happens to be getting away with murder.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780451491725
Publisher: Berkley
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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Written Among The Stars
Written Among The Stars rated it
3.0 Review: My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing
This book left me with a rather large challenge on whether I enjoyed it or not. For the first 300 or so pages, I was enthralled with this book. I loved it. I found the narrating character a bit bland but there was enough of other stuff going on that it didn’t bother me. However, the ending soured me...
No More Booklikes, BYE
No More Booklikes, BYE rated it
4.0 Oh I Hated Reading This
My Lovely Wife I hated the book, and yet couldn't put it down. The characters were all hideous, the perfect family unit. A husband and wife, two children, a san and daughter living in a suburban dream. The story kind of slow in the beginning, well everything was ordinary real life daily stuff for a ...
alwaysbooks
alwaysbooks rated it
Two and a half star rating.Normal, everyday family? Don’t you believe it after the things this lot get up to! What could have been an exceptional story was ruined by so many mundane descriptions, so in some respects was more of a kitchen sink drama than a thriller. The start was ok, the last part wa...
Girl Well Read
Girl Well Read rated it
4.0 My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing
A special thank you to Edelweiss and Penguin Publishing Group for an ARC in exchange for an honest review. A charming couple living in the burbs with their two children—she's a real estate agent and he is a tennis pro—that seem to have it all, even good looks. They are the couple next door, member...
Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it
3.5 I don't think John Gray's books cover marriages like this one
You've been married for a decade and a half, the kids are in high school, you're pretty established in your careers, middle age is around the corner -- how do you keep the spark in your marriage alive (or reignite it)? There are dozens -- probably hundreds -- of suggestions out there, but probably n...
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