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The Second Wife

(2020)
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‘A mesmerising, beautifully-written domestic thriller that really stands out from the crowd. I flew through it.’ Mark Edwards, author of HERE TO STAY

‘A domestic noir to race through’ Sunday Mirror

'Enjoyably twisty, this is most impressive for its chilling insights into obsession and where it can lead' Observer

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Everyone brings baggage to a new relationship.

When Alex met Natalie she changed his life. After the tragic death of his first wife, which left him a single parent to teenage daughter Jade, he’s determined to build a happy family.

But his new-found happiness is shattered when the family home is gutted by fire and his loyalties are unexpectedly tested. Jade insists she saw a man in the house on the night of the fire; Natalie denies any knowledge of such an intruder.

Alex is faced with an impossible choice: to believe his wife or his daughter? And as Natalie’s story unravels, Alex realises that his wife has a past he had no idea about, a past that might yet catch up with her.

But this time, the past could be deadly . . .

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‘Beautifully written and well-crafted. I read it in two days, though I would have read it in one if I could’ Sandie Jones, author of THE OTHER WOMAN

'Engrossing, original and hugely enjoyable' Emma Curtis, author of THE NIGHT YOU LEFT

Praise for Rebecca Fleet:

‘This is very much a heart-thumping, read-in-one-sitting story, and absolutely delivers on its smart and original hook’ Heat

‘A fantastic thriller – dead-on domestic noir, full of tension and surprises. I loved it.’ Lee Child

‘An enthralling thriller that lives up to its chilling premise.’ Renee Knight, author of Disclaimer

‘Rebecca Fleet has created a perfectly contained cast of credible characters in a story so intriguing that you will be guessing right up to the last page. And it’s beautifully written too. I loved this book.’ Liz Nugent, author of Lying in Wait

'Dark, smart, sexy, gripping, totally brilliant.’ Erin Kelly, author of He Said She Said

'Sinister and compelling'Woman & Home

'You'll be whipping through the pages' Stylist

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"A fantastic thriller--dead-on domestic noir, full of tension and surprises. I loved it." - Lee Child

"So engrossing that I forgot to turn off the bath taps. Nearly caused a flood." - Jane Corry

"A mesmerising, beautifully-written domestic thriller that really stands out from the crowd. I flew through it." - Mark Edwards

"Beautifully written and well-crafted, the characters of Natalie, Rachel, Sadie and Alex stayed with me long after I finished reading and I resented anything that stopped me from getting back to them. I read it in two days, though I would have read it in one if I could!" - Sandie Jones

"An enthralling thriller that lives up to its chilling premise." - Renée Knight

"An engrossing tale of sexual obsession, secrets and lies. . . . Chilling." - Shari Lapeña


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Hardback Editions

November 2020 : USA Library Binding

Title: The Second Wife
Author(s): Rebecca Fleet
ISBN: 1-4328-8354-2 / 978-1-4328-8354-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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August 2020 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Second Wife: A Novel
Author(s): Rebecca Fleet
ISBN: 0-525-55916-7 / 978-0-525-55916-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books
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February 2020 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Second Wife
Author(s): Rebecca Fleet
ISBN: 0-85752-549-2 / 978-0-85752-549-9 (UK edition)
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Paperback Editions

August 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Second Wife
Author(s): Rebecca Fleet
ISBN: 1-78416-345-7 / 978-1-78416-345-7 (UK edition)
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August 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Second Wife
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ISBN: 0-385-69128-9 / 978-0-385-69128-4 (USA edition)
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March 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Second Wife
Author(s): Rebecca Fleet
ISBN: 0-85752-550-6 / 978-0-85752-550-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Audio Editions

August 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Second Wife: A Novel
Author(s): Rebecca Fleet
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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March 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Second Wife
Author(s): Rebecca Fleet
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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March 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Second Wife
Author(s): Rebecca Fleet
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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March 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Second Wife
Author(s): Rebecca Fleet
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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Kindle Editions

August 2020 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Second Wife
Author(s): Rebecca Fleet
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
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August 2020 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Second Wife: A Novel
Author(s): Rebecca Fleet
Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books
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March 2020 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Second Wife: A compelling, original and unputdownable psychological thriller
Author(s): Rebecca Fleet
Publisher: Transworld Digital
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