Monday, May 20, 2019

Review: Only Ever Her by Marybeth Mayhew Whalen (audio)


Title: Only Ever Her
Author: Marybeth Mayhew Whalen
Narrator: Joshilyn Jackson, Eric G. Dove
Published: May 2019, Brilliance Audio / Lake Union Publishing
Length: 9 hours 17 minute / 298 pages
Source: Audio - Brilliance Audio / Print - Paperback via Little Bird Publicity

Summary:
It was to be the perfect wedding—until the bride disappeared.Annie Taft’s wedding is four days away, and it will be one of the grandest anyone can remember in her small South Carolina town. Preparations are in order. Friends and family are gathering in anticipation. Everything is going according to plan. Except that Annie herself has vanished. Did she have second thoughts? Or has something much worse happened to the bride-to-be?

While her loved ones frantically try to track her down, they’re forced to grapple with their own secrets—secrets with the power to reframe entire relationships, leaving each to wonder how well they really knew Annie and how well they know themselves.


 
My thoughts: I've read Marybeth Mayhew Whalen's last few books and have really fallen in love with her writing. She has such a way of creating that small-town life with characters that just come alive on the page. This one in particular, while still suspenseful, is a bit more character-driven that her previous books, but still just as good!

I loved that almost every character in the story has a secret or some kind of is...and the more you get to know them, the more you become anxious to find out what it is they are hiding. This is definitely a slow-burning kind of read and I loved that - I was fully invested in what was going on and more than ready to take all the time needed to get to where Marybeth was taking us until everything was out in the open...and what an emotional journey we end up taking.

Annie Taft is all set to get married in four days - it's all anyone can talk about...until she vanishes. Did she get cold feet or did something happen to her? Of course, it just so happens that the man convicted of killing her mother twenty years ago has been found wrongly accused and has just been released. Is he involved in her disappearance?

I loved the way the book was told by multiple perspectives, including a few chapters from Annie herself. This really allowed for us to get a chance to know all the characters and get a feel for how they were connected to Annie. In fact, the book really does take on that sense that it really isn't all about Annie, but rather this small town and the journey each of these characters take because of Annie's disappearance. 

I was captivated by this book once I started it. Again, it's not a thriller nor a fast read. It's a slow-burning, character study that captures the essence of small-town life and gives you quite a bit to think about at the same time.


Audio thoughts: How could this audio be anything but awesome with Joshilyn Jackson narrating a huge part of it? I love listening to her narrate and she did such an amazing job with this book. And Eric Dove did a great job with the bits he narrated, too. I thoroughly enjoyed this audio production and would highly recommend this audio book!


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Friday, May 17, 2019

Book Spotlight: The Favorite Daughter by Kaira Rouda -- with link to #BookGiveaway!!!

Next week, Kaira Rouda's latest book, The Favorite Daughter, will be released. I was lucky enough to be sent 2 copies and so I am going to give away the finished copy to one lucky reader!!! I will be reading this book very soon and am so excited - I love Kaira's books and this one sounds so good! But just take note...the Giveaway it happening on my Instagram page!!!

Read on to see what others have to say and then you can find out where to enter the giveaway below!!!



Title: The Favorite Daughter
Author: Kaira Rouda
Published: May 2019, Graydon House
Format: Hardcover, 368 pages

Summary: 
From the author of the page-turning domestic suspense Best Day Ever, comes another gripping novel of psychological suspense set in an upscale Southern California community, for fans of B.A. Paris and Shari Lapena.

The perfect home. The perfect family. The perfect lie.

Jane Harris lives in a sparkling home in an oceanfront gated community in Orange County. It’s a place that seems too beautiful to be touched by sadness. But exactly one year ago, Jane’s oldest daughter, Mary, died in a tragic accident and Jane has been grief-stricken ever since. Lost in a haze of anti-depressants, she’s barely even left the house. Now that’s all about to change.

It’s time for Jane to reclaim her life and her family. Jane’s husband, David, has planned a memorial service for Mary and three days later, their youngest daughter, Betsy, graduates high school. Yet as Jane reemerges into the world, it’s clear her family has changed without her. Her husband has been working long days—and nights—at the office. Her daughter seems distant, even secretive. And her beloved Mary was always such a good girl—dutiful and loving. But does someone know more about Mary, and about her last day, than they’ve revealed?

The bonds between mothers and daughters, and husbands and wives should never be broken. But you never know how far someone will go to keep a family together…



Early Praise: 

"[An] exceptional psychological thriller...Suspense fans will be amply rewarded." --Publishers Weekly 

"My favorite of Kaira Rouda's books so far. I took it down in two afternoons. Compulsively readable and deeply satisfying psychological suspense." --Christina Alger, USA TODAY betselling author of The Banker's Wife

"A chilling glimpse behind the fa├žade of the perfect family that leaves you wanting more." --Liv Constantine, author of the national bestseller The Last Mrs. Parrish

"A smart, wickedly plotted psychological thriller brimming with dark surprises...At the top of her game, Rouda and The Favorite Daughter will have you flying through the pages deep into the night." --Heather Gudenkauf, New York Times bestselling author

"Intense, creepy, and classic Rouda. A chilling story, told so well. Don't miss it!" --J. T. Ellison, New York Times bestselling author

"Alfred Hitchcock meets Patricia Highsmith in this masterful novel of psychological suspense. Quietly horrifying, tightly wound and diabolical, The Favorite Daughter is a stunning page-turner." --A. J. Banner, USA TODAY and #1 Amazon bestselling author

"Smart, surprising, and 100% satisfying." --Kimberly Belle, nationally bestselling author

"Right up my dark, twisty alley. A beguiling narrative and a deliciously creepy perspective." --Wendy Corsi Staub, New York Times bestselling author

"A roller coaster of a ride that will have you twisting and turning. Just when you think you know what happens, the plot pivots once more--leaving you guessing until the very end!" --Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke, bestselling authors  


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Giveaway Details -- (US/Canada Only)

Thanks to the publicist, one reader will win a copy of The Favorite Daughter by Kaira Rouda. To enter the giveaway, please head over to my Instagram page to this post. The giveaway ends Thursday, May 23rd and is not affiliated with or by Instagram.


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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Book Spotlight: Out East: Memoir of a Montauk Summer by John Glynn -- with Giveaway!!!

Earlier this week, John Glynn's debut novel, Out East, was published. To help the publisher get the word out, I am hosting a giveaway for two lucky readers...one giveaway is being hosted here & one is being hosted on my Instagram page. 

I just finished reading this book and posted my review earlier today - you can find my review here.  


Read on to see what others have to say and then you can find out where to enter the giveaway below!!! 



Title: Out East: Memoir of a Montauk Summer
Author: John Glynn
Published: May 2019, Grand Central Publishing
Format: Hardcover, 256 pages

Summary: 
A gripping portrait of life in a Montauk summer house--a debut memoir of first love, identity and self-discovery among a group of friends who became family.

They call Montauk the end of the world, a spit of land jutting into the Atlantic. The house was a ramshackle split-level set on a hill, and each summer thirty one people would sleep between its thin walls and shag carpets. Against the moonlight the house's octagonal roof resembled a bee's nest. It was dubbed The Hive.

In 2013, John Glynn joined the share house. Packing his duffel for that first Memorial Day Weekend, he prayed for clarity. At 27, he was crippled by an all-encompassing loneliness, a feeling he had carried in his heart for as long as he could remember. John didn't understand the loneliness. He just knew it was there. Like the moon gone dark.

OUT EAST is the portrait of a summer, of the Hive and the people who lived in it, and John's own reckoning with a half-formed sense of self. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, The Hive was a center of gravity, a port of call, a home. Friendships, conflicts, secrets and epiphanies blossomed within this tightly woven friend group and came to define how they would live out the rest of their twenties and beyond.

OUT EAST is an indelible story of love and transformation, longing and escape in our own contemporary moment.



What readers are saying: 

"Glynn's memoir is perfectly evocative of long, lazy summers, taking place over a few months in Montauk and charting the blossoming of friendships, the heat of new romances, and the journeys to self-discovery."―Entertainment Weekly

"A moving account of the particular sort of loneliness that descends when you know you're unhappy but don't quite know why, and the boundless devotion of the chosen family who's there while you're figuring it out."―Oprah.com

"This book perfectly captures unrequited love and longing, as John struggles with growing feelings for his fellow vacationer... this one is staying on my shelf forever."―Cosmopolitan

"Sun-soaked and brimming with youth, Glynn's debut memoir chronicles a life-changing summer spent in a Montauk share house. With honesty, heart, and generosity, the memoir explores friendship, first love, and identity."―The Millions

"'We were sun children chasing an eternal summer.' This boisterous chronicle of a summer in Montauk sees a group of 20-something housemates who'll grow to know, to love, and care for one another. They work hard during the week, party hard on weekends, and each will face heartthrob and heartbreak. A coming out story told with feeling and humor and above all with the razor-sharp skill of a delicate and highly gifted writer."
Andre Aciman, New York Times bestselling author of Call Me by Your Name

"Out East is full of intimacy and hope and frustration and joy, an extraordinary tale of emotional awakening and lacerating ambivalence, a confession of self-doubt that becomes self-knowledge. It beautifully charts the dynamics of a group of people in a house share, but it's also about the emergence of its narrator into an exquisite emotional honesty. It's gripping and generous, and hidden in its rollicking naivete is a good measure of authentic wisdom."―Andrew Solomon, National Book Award winner

"No author has captured a millennial milieu better or with more empathy than John Glynn. Out East is a perfectly paced memoir and riveting portrait of a friend group. I loved it."―Anita Shreve, New York Times bestselling author of The Pilot's Wife and The Stars are Fire

"John Glynn wonderfully captures it all: the bars, the clothes, the music, the breakups, the giddiness and terror of being young in New York, searching for yourself all week, searching for someone else on weekends, in one of the world's most hauntingly beautiful beach towns. If you're in your twenties you'll smile and nod at the joy and pain of Glynn's quest. If you're not in your twenties, he'll make you feel as if you are. A gorgeous debut."―J.R. Moehringer, Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times bestselling author of The Tender Bar

"As a microcosmic rendition of a lost summer's drunken rhythms and Glynn's slowly unfolding realization about his own sexuality, the writing resonates with a shimmery tingle."―Publisher's Weekly

"It's at its most personal that his memoir shines brightest, grasping at the many ways there are to love and be and ultimately reveling in them."―Booklist



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Giveaway Details -- (US or Canada Only) Thanks to the publisher, two readers will win a finished copy of  Out East  by John Glynn. 

There are 2 options to enter: by the rafflecopter here on this page and by heading over to my Instagram page to this post. You can enter on both if you so choose. Both giveaways will end on Wednesday, May 22nd, and are not affiliated with or sponsored by Instagram or Blogger. 


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Review: Out East: Memoir of a Montauk Summer by John Glynn



Title: Out East: Memoir of a Montauk Summer
Author: John Glynn
Published: May 2019, Grand Central Publishing
Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
Source: Publisher

Summary: 
A gripping portrait of life in a Montauk summer house--a debut memoir of first love, identity and self-discovery among a group of friends who became family.

They call Montauk the end of the world, a spit of land jutting into the Atlantic. The house was a ramshackle split-level set on a hill, and each summer thirty one people would sleep between its thin walls and shag carpets. Against the moonlight the house's octagonal roof resembled a bee's nest. It was dubbed The Hive.

In 2013, John Glynn joined the share house. Packing his duffel for that first Memorial Day Weekend, he prayed for clarity. At 27, he was crippled by an all-encompassing loneliness, a feeling he had carried in his heart for as long as he could remember. John didn't understand the loneliness. He just knew it was there. Like the moon gone dark.

OUT EAST is the portrait of a summer, of the Hive and the people who lived in it, and John's own reckoning with a half-formed sense of self. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, The Hive was a center of gravity, a port of call, a home. Friendships, conflicts, secrets and epiphanies blossomed within this tightly woven friend group and came to define how they would live out the rest of their twenties and beyond.

OUT EAST is an indelible story of love and transformation, longing and escape in our own contemporary moment.



My thoughts: I admit, I agreed to read this memoir because it's set in Montauk at the tip of Long Island, which I am proud to call home. While I have not been to Montauk in ages and have not never done a summer share out there, this book called to me. Little did I know just how powerful a read it would be.

This little book sure does pack a powerful punch. Yes, it's about a group of twenty-somethings spending their summer weekends living it up in Montauk, but it's so much more than that. This book is about the vulnerability that comes when you are struggling to find out deep down who you really are. It's about feeling lonely in a crowd because you aren't quite sure who you really are and you aren't quite sure your friends or family will accept you as the person you think you might be.

John Glynn has written a book that anyone who has experienced some type of internal struggle will relate to. And he has written it with heart. The emotions and the feelings are all there. This is John's story, but the way it is written allows others to see themselves in his shoes, whether directly or indirectly. 

I loved this book for the story as much as for the writing. It is beautiful and yes, I did shed a few tears. The story got to me. Do yourself a favor and pick this one up...it's well worth the read!!! And I will certainly be keeping an eye out for what comes next from this talented writer!


***Keep your eyes peeled for a chance to win a copy of this book later on today!!!


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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Book Spotlight: Resistance Women by Jennifer Chiaverini -- with Link to #BookGiveaway!!!

Yesterday, Jennifer Chiaverini's latest novel, Resistance Women,was published. I was lucky enough to be sent 2 copies and so I am going to give away the finished copy to one lucky reader!!! But just take note...the giveaway is happening on my Instagram pages!!!

I just finished reading this book and posted my review earlier today - you can find my review here.  


Read on to see what others have to say and then you can find out where to enter the giveaway below!!! 




Title: Resistance Women
Author: Jennifer Chiaverini
Published: May 2019, William Morrow
Format: ARC Paperback, 608 pages
Source: Publisher

Summary: 
From the New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker, an enthralling historical saga that recreates the danger, romance, and sacrifice of an era and brings to life one courageous, passionate American—Mildred Fish Harnack—and her circle of women friends who waged a clandestine battle against Hitler in Nazi Berlin.

After Wisconsin graduate student Mildred Fish marries brilliant German economist Arvid Harnack, she accompanies him to his German homeland, where a promising future awaits. In the thriving intellectual culture of 1930s Berlin, the newlyweds create a rich new life filled with love, friendships, and rewarding work—but the rise of a malevolent new political faction inexorably changes their fate.

As Adolf Hitler and his Nazi Party wield violence and lies to seize power, Mildred, Arvid, and their friends resolve to resist. Mildred gathers intelligence for her American contacts, including Martha Dodd, the vivacious and very modern daughter of the US ambassador. Her German friends, aspiring author Greta Kuckoff and literature student Sara Weitz, risk their lives to collect information from journalists, military officers, and officials within the highest levels of the Nazi regime.

For years, Mildred’s network stealthily fights to bring down the Third Reich from within. But when Nazi radio operatives detect an errant Russian signal, the Harnack resistance cell is exposed, with fatal consequences.

Inspired by actual events, Resistance Women is an enthralling, unforgettable story of ordinary people determined to resist the rise of evil, sacrificing their own lives and liberty to fight injustice and defend the oppressed.



What readers are saying:

“From the end days of the Weimar Republic through the rise of Hitler and the atrocities of World War II, four women boldly defy the Nazis, risking their own lives and those of their loved ones. Chiaverini’s latest historical novel masterfully reimagines the real lives of Mildred Fish Harnack, Greta Lorke, Martha Dodd… A riveting, complex tale of the courage of ordinary people.”--Kirkus

“Chiaverini offers an intimate and historically sound exploration of the years leading up to and through WWII… exceptionally insightful, making for a sweeping and memorable WWII novel.”--Publisher's Weekly

“Chiaverini never loses her focus on her four extraordinarily courageous, resourceful, yet relatable narrators. Chiaverini’s many fans and every historical fiction reader who enjoys strong female characters, will find much to love in this revealing WWII novel.”--Booklist



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Thanks to the publisher, one reader will win a copy of Resistance Women by Jennifer Chiaverini. To enter, please head over to my Instagram page to this post. The giveaway ends Tuesday, May 21st and is not affiliated with or sponsored by Instagram.



 


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Blog Tour & Review: Resistance Women by Jennifer Chiaverini


Title: Resistance Women
Author: Jennifer Chiaverini
Published: May 2019, William Morrow
Format: ARC Paperback, 608 pages
Source: Publisher via TLC Book Tours

Summary: 
From the New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker, an enthralling historical saga that recreates the danger, romance, and sacrifice of an era and brings to life one courageous, passionate American—Mildred Fish Harnack—and her circle of women friends who waged a clandestine battle against Hitler in Nazi Berlin.

After Wisconsin graduate student Mildred Fish marries brilliant German economist Arvid Harnack, she accompanies him to his German homeland, where a promising future awaits. In the thriving intellectual culture of 1930s Berlin, the newlyweds create a rich new life filled with love, friendships, and rewarding work—but the rise of a malevolent new political faction inexorably changes their fate.

As Adolf Hitler and his Nazi Party wield violence and lies to seize power, Mildred, Arvid, and their friends resolve to resist. Mildred gathers intelligence for her American contacts, including Martha Dodd, the vivacious and very modern daughter of the US ambassador. Her German friends, aspiring author Greta Kuckoff and literature student Sara Weitz, risk their lives to collect information from journalists, military officers, and officials within the highest levels of the Nazi regime.

For years, Mildred’s network stealthily fights to bring down the Third Reich from within. But when Nazi radio operatives detect an errant Russian signal, the Harnack resistance cell is exposed, with fatal consequences.

Inspired by actual events, Resistance Women is an enthralling, unforgettable story of ordinary people determined to resist the rise of evil, sacrificing their own lives and liberty to fight injustice and defend the oppressed.



My thoughts: I have long been a fan of Jennifer Chiaverini, having loved her other historical novels, including Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker, Mrs. Grant & Madame Jule and Enchantress of Numbers to name a few. Of course I jumped at the opportunity to read her latest, a book about a the roles some women took during the Nazi reign...and what a fascinating read it was!

I have been on a roll with reading fantastic historical fiction lately and this one is absolutely no exception. Despite it length, this one kept me completely absorbed in the story the entire time. Yes, it's a slower read, as I tend to find with much of the historical fiction I read, but especially with this one, I found I wanted to take my time. There is much to digest here.

This book is based on actual women who helped fight against Hitler...and while not all the main characters are real, the majority of them were and I did not know anything about them prior to reading this book. This is why I love reading historical fiction. I feel every single time I pick up a new book in this genre I walk away having learned something new and this book just blew my mind. The lengths these women, and this group of people, known as Rote Kapelle, or Red Orchestra, went to to warn other countries about Hitler and what he was planning to do is just mind-boggling, and yet it seems all their efforts fell on deaf ears. And even knowing that, they still continued their efforts.

I liked how the book took us through the rise of Hitler coming to power and that we could see how the changes happened over time. It wasn't overnight that everything happened, but slowly, bit by bit. We also saw how this new regime was able to sway the country to believe in Hitler and what he was saying, even though his actions were the direct opposite. It's quite scary to believe this happened and that the general mass was so easily swayed.

This book is intense and very well-researched. It is the type of book that will stay with you long after you finish that last page. While we all know the overall story, it's the type of book that still needs to be read because we don't know the story of these women and their role in fighting the Nazi regime. I highly recommend adding this to you reading list, especially if you enjoy historical fiction.


***Keep an eye out for a chance to win a copy of this book later on today - I'll have a separate giveaway post with the details up a bit later!!!




About the Author: Jennifer Chiaverini is the New York Times bestselling author of several acclaimed historical novels and the beloved Elm Creek Quilts series. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the University of Chicago, she lives with her husband and two sons in Madison, Wisconsin.

Authors Links:  Website   |   Twitter   |   Facebook    |   Instagram

 
Purchase Links:   HarperCollins | Amazon | Barnes & Noble

Be sure to check out all the other stops on the blog tour and follow the tour on Twitter (hashtags:  #TLCBookTours & #resistancewomen).

  


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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Review: The Way of All Flesh by Ambrose Parry


Title: The Way of All Flesh
Author: Ambrose Parry
Series: Will Raven, #1
Published: October 2018, Canongate Books
Format: ARC Paperback, 416 pages
Source: Publisher

Summary:
Edinburgh, 1847. City of Medicine, Money, Murder.

Young women are being discovered dead across the Old Town, all having suffered similarly gruesome ends. In the New Town, medical student Will Raven is about to start his apprenticeship with the brilliant and renowned Dr Simpson.

Simpson's patients range from the richest to the poorest of this divided city. His house is like no other, full of visiting luminaries and daring experiments in the new medical frontier of anaesthesia. It is here that Raven meets housemaid Sarah Fisher, who recognises trouble when she sees it and takes an immediate dislike to him. She has all of his intelligence but none of his privileges, in particular his medical education.

With each having their own motive to look deeper into these deaths, Raven and Sarah find themselves propelled headlong into the darkest shadows of Edinburgh's underworld, where they will have to overcome their differences if they are to make it out alive.



My thoughts: I picked this up at Book Expo last spring because it reminded me a bit of  the mini-series The Alienist, which I had watched with my husband - I know it's also a book of the same name by Caleb Carr, but I have yet to read that, though it is on my list. I really enjoyed the show and wanted to give this book a try and I'm so glad I did as I really liked it!

I love a good mystery...if you've been following me for any amount of time, you know that. But set a mystery in Victorian times and add in a medical apprenticeship and you just hooked me even more! There is just something about that time period that makes mysteries so atmospheric, and when you layer in the medical field as it was, it becomes uber fascinating. 

I loved the two main characters - Will Raven (how cool is this name???) and Sarah Fisher. Both are dynamic characters that end up balancing each other out. Will is a young medical apprentice who has many demons in his past. Sarah is a housemaid who has much grander aspirations. She works for the doctor that Will is doing his apprenticeship for, and while the two don't necessarily become fast friends when they first meet, through a series of events, realize they do and can work well together to uncover some rather unsavory truths.

I liked how this book stays true to its time. It's set in the late 1840's and true anesthesia has not yet come into play. They are just starting to use chloroform instead of ether, hoping it proves to be safer for the patients. It is so fascinating how they just test this...no trials done - just give it to a patient and hope for the best. This novel is certainly not for the faint of heart, as at times it goes into gruesome details of some surgical practices. It definitely made me cringe a time or two, but I loved it all the same!

This was a clever, engaging first book in what I think is going to be a really good, thrilling series. It's as much enjoyable as it is informative, with the classification of being both historical fiction and crime fiction. I've read that this might be a 7-8 book series and if so, I'm all in!!! I love a good, long series, especially when you have such engaging characters as we have in Will and Sarah!


Books in this series:
  1. The Way of All Flesh
  2. The Art of Dying -- due out Aug 2019???

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Sunday, May 12, 2019

Book Spotlight: The First Mistake by Sandie Jones -- With Link to #BookGiveaway!!!

Next month, Sandie Jones's latest book, The First Mistake, will be released. I was lucky enough to be sent 2 copies and so I am going to give away one copy to one lucky reader!!! I will be reading this book very soon and am so excited - I loved Sandie's last book and this one sounds so good! But just take note...the Giveaway it happening on my Instagram page!!!

Read on to see what others have to say and then you can find out where to enter the giveaway below!!!   
 



Title: The First Mistake
Author: Sandie Jones
Published: June 2019, Minotaur Books
Format: Hardcover, 304 pages

Summary: 
From Sandie Jones, the author of the Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick and New York Times bestseller The Other Woman, comes an addictively readable new domestic suspense about a wife, her husband, and the woman who is supposedly her best friend.

THE WIFE: For Alice, life has never been better. With her second husband, she has a successful business, two children, and a beautiful house.

HER HUSBAND: Alice knows that life could have been different if her first husband had lived, but Nathan’s arrival into her life gave her back the happiness she craved.

HER BEST FRIEND: Through the ups and downs of life, from celebratory nights out to comforting each other through loss, Alice knows that with her best friend Beth by her side, they can survive anything together. So when Nathan starts acting strangely, Alice turns to Beth for help. But soon, Alice begins to wonder whether her trust has been misplaced . . .

The first mistake could be her last.



Early Praise: 

"Riveting . . . The twisty plot builds to a shocking conclusion. This puzzler reinforces Jones's status as a rising suspense star."Publishers Weekly

"Jones, who showed her skill at ramping up suspense in her debut, The Other Woman (2018), surprises everyone with the revelations in her powerful climactic close, which presents Alice with a fateful choice. A provocative view of trust, placed and misplaced."Booklist



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Giveaway Details -- (US/Canada Only)


Thanks to the publisher, one reader will win a copy of The First Mistake by Sandie Jones. To enter the giveaway, please head over to my Instagram page to this post. The giveaway ends Sunday, May 19th and is not affiliated with or by Instagram.
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