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"A twisted psychological thriller you'll have trouble putting down."--People
"If you liked Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train, you might want to pick up The Widow by Fiona Barton. Engrossing. Suspenseful."--Stephen King
There's a lot Jean hasn't said over the years about the crime her husband was suspected of committing. She was too busy being the perfect wife, standing by her man while living with the accusing glares and the anonymous harassment.
Now her husband is dead, and there's no reason to stay quiet. There are people who want to hear her story. They want to know what it was like living with that man. She can tell them that there were secrets. There always are in a marriage.
The truth--that's all anyone wants. But the one lesson Jean has learned in the last few years is that she can make people believe anything...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LyndaInOregon - LibraryThing
Barton’s intricately plotted debut novel leads the reader down a labyrinthine path through the disappearance of a two-year-old girl, the setback-cursed investigation, and the death of the prime ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - techeditor - LibraryThing
THE WIDOW is good, not great. We know right away that a woman is being hounded by the press because her husband, who has done something bad that everyone is interested in, has died suddenly. So the ... Read full review