The Wife Between Us

The Wife Between Us A novel of suspense that explores the complexities of marriage and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love When you read this book you will make many assumptions You will assume you are re

  • Title: The Wife Between Us
  • Author: Greer Hendricks Sarah Pekkanen
  • ISBN: 9781427293039
  • Page: 447
  • Format: Audio CD
  • A novel of suspense that explores the complexities of marriage and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love.When you read this book, you will make many assumptions You will assume you are reading about a jealous wife and her obsession with her replacement You will assume you are reading about a woman about to enter a new marriage with the man she loves You wilA novel of suspense that explores the complexities of marriage and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love.When you read this book, you will make many assumptions You will assume you are reading about a jealous wife and her obsession with her replacement You will assume you are reading about a woman about to enter a new marriage with the man she loves You will assume the first wife was a disaster and that the husband was well rid of her You will assume you know the motives, the history, the anatomy of the relationships.Assume nothing Discover the next blockbuster novel of suspense, and get ready for the read of your life.

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      Greer Hendricks spent over two decades as an editor Her writing has been published in The New York Times and Publishers Weekly The Wife Between Us is her first novel.

    832 thoughts on “The Wife Between Us”

    1. I KNEW IT!2 1/2 stars. Ugh, I'm almost as disappointed in myself as I am in this book. I don't consider myself an especially astute mystery/thriller reader. Pull out a good twist and I will probably be surprised. But here I saw the first big twist coming, and the string of twists after that left me feeling cold. Trust me to be wearing my detective glasses at the exact moment I really needed to be surprised.The Wife Between Us basically introduces itself in the blurb as a book full of twists. Ass [...]


    2. OH. MY. GOSHHHHHHHHHHH. I HAD TO ADD THIS TO MY TWISTER HALL OF FAME SHELF!Where to start? This is hands down the twistiest, fastest, funnest-to-read domestic suspense in ages!Unreliable narrator? Check.Breath taking plot twists? Check.Fast turning addictive page turning? Check. check. check. check. check!What else is there in life? Unlike all the other domestic noir books that claim to be the next Gone Girl, THE WIFE BETWEEN US actually IS the next book that people will go crazy over. I'm so ex [...]


    3. My reviews can also be seen at: deesradreadsandreviews.wordprAll the stars!!It was the cover that first caught my eye. I loved it. And after reading the description for this novel, I couldn’t wait to read it.As the book opens, a woman is unaware that someone is watching her. That someone is out to ruin her.“She is oblivious to what I have done to her”NELLIE can’t talk about the night that began with drinks and laughter, but ended with police and despair.But now Nellie feels safe with Ric [...]


    4. 2.5 starsI know I am probably going to get beat up for this, but here goes nothing….Secrets, lies, and a whole lot of over-the-top twists make up The Wife Between Us. This was a fun and entertaining read, but in the end it wasn’t the right book for me. I loved the first half of this book--I ate up every word, and dreaded the moment when I had to put it down. I was surprised by the first twist--it threw me for a loop! Seriously, I was so addicted to this book that I read it every chance I got [...]


    5. This is without doubt a tense psychological thriller that makes a impact. It has you wondering if what you were reading was for real, and re-reading to check. It has you questioning what you think you know and where nothing is as it seems. Vanessa Thompson is a divorced woman who is barely managing to keep herself together and her days off from her job at Saks endanger her employment. She exists in a alcoholic haze, the wine bottles in her home attest to this. Vanessa used to be married to the w [...]


    6. This little number is now available! My favorite thriller of 2017WOWOWOWOWOWI am leaving my first impression above because it still fits how I am feeling several hours after finishing this book. I think some may find the first third of this book slower-building (which I happen to love) and possibly even a tiny bit confusing. I will not give anything away, but keep going. Trust me. I already have a book hangover from this because my next book is not written nearly as well. So about that, the writ [...]


    7. I have been sitting on this review for awhile now, thinking on how I want to write it. Each time I started a sentence, I was giving away too much of the plot. I went into this book blindly. I saw that the ratings were awesome and noticed it was a thriller which is my favorite genre, its not only just a thriller but a psychological thriller. I did read the blurb and the blurb didn't give anything away either. I had no idea what this book was about, and this book has lots of twists and turns that [...]


    8. The new *IT* psychological suspense novel - to be released in stores everywhere in January 2018 - is GOOD! It’s really GOOD! ZERO SPOILERS!!!!!I personally think it must have been a ‘KICK-OF-FUN’ for authors Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen to collaborate together. There is a wonderful YouTube of both authors speaking about ‘how’ they went about writing it together - they didn’t each just take one character. They both worked on everything and it sure sounds like they treasured wor [...]


    9. I am just speechless! There are so many twists, I was seeing double! My head was spinning and I went back to re-read several parts to “make sure” I read what I thought I read. Yes, that is exactly what I read. I need a lifeline…n I call a friend?Meet Vanessa, the ex-wife with issues. I think I know her! She is jealous and obsessed with her replacement, Nellie. She is young and pretty just like her former self and Vanessa is having a hard time dealing with reality! Richard is the handsome, [...]


    10. NOW AVAILABLE!!!every time i read a review where a book is “praised” as being "compulsively readable," i roll my eyes. ev. er. y. timed i don't know if this particular book has received that lazy praise-umbrella anywhere, but in general, it's one of those overused empty-calorie assessments that tells me nothing about a book but is taking up space and time where i could have been reading something more useful. which is how most karen-eyerolls are earned. and yet i gulped this book down, i got [...]


    11. The Wife Between Us is a 2017 St. Martin’s Press publication. Engrossing domestic thriller! This book got such a tremendous response from my fellow GR friends, I shot it up to the top of my TBR list, ignoring my usual cautionary optimistic approach to well received popular books, because I just had a feeling this one would deliver. Richard’s first wife, Vanessa, was dumped for a younger woman after many years of marriage. Gone were all the trappings of wealth she had enjoyed as she struggles [...]


    12. 4.5*When a book can create a buzz…when my sense of anxiety notches up! I know I’ve come across a great read! This fantastic new release by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen did just that for me! With a constant aura of anticipation and unease, (Just what we love when reading a thriller!) I breezed through the pages. I was reminded partially through, (thank you Brenda!) that a wicked twist lay ahead. Yet even with a heads-up, I never saw it coming! Whaaat??!! And bonus…there were plenty mo [...]


    13. Review was originally published on Through the Chapters|Blog*3 stars*Have you heard about the ironic process theory which deals with the attempts to suppress certain thoughts and by this means make them more likely to surface?For example, imagine a situation where someone tells you not to think about pink elephants. So, what are you doing? You are thinking about those pink elephants. You picture them in your mind in all their glory and even when you try to think of something else they invade int [...]


    14. Just a few more days to enter my giveaway!GIVEAWAY💙 12/15/17 - I have not one, not two but THREE copies of The Wife Between Us to giveaway! You can enter on my blog here .____________Engrossing and addictive, this little gem of a thriller with a major twist had me second guessing every character and I loved every moment of it!This is one of those books that is unputdownable – you will be thinking of the characters when you’re not reading and wondering how it will all pan out. I had absolu [...]


    15. EEK! A twister blister formed in my poor brain and it was ready to burst! This thriller had a twist that made me think three things, explanations that jumped fast around inside my head, irritating the hell out of the blister: Either I was an absolute dummy, or I had meandered into the Twilight Zone, or the publisher (or editor) had made a mistake that was mammoth and unforgiveable. My 10-step journey:1. Was going along just fine, enjoying this fast-moving thriller. La-dee-da, la-dee-da. 2. Got h [...]


    16. When you read a very hyped up thriller and just end up disappointed.I'm not going to give away any of the storyline because it is one that you just have to read. When I started this book I was over the top excitede it does start off so very good.Then for some stupid reason the book gods that hate me stepped in and decided to make this a total story twist overload.Every frigging wife book doesn't have to be stupid Gone Girl. (I hated that shit too.)Just make some crazy married peoples and I will [...]


    17. Piercing eyes locked inying to make sense of what has just transpired.Like the unsettled feeling of reclaiming your own wine glass in a sea of abandoned stemware left willy nilly on a crowded bar. A second's turn of your back and your identity is gone. Claimed by another or still existing in a look-alike world. Here and then goneVanessa Thompson awakens in the tiny guestroom in her Aunt Charlotte's apartment. Her marriage is over and the aftermath is like shattered glass with the pieces of her r [...]


    18. I'm between 3 and 3.5 stars. Maybe 3.25?"In my marriage, there were three truths, three alternate and sometimes compelling realities. There was Richard's truth. There was my truth. And there was the actual truth, which is always the most elusive to recognize. This could be the case in every relationship that we think we've entered into a union with another person when, in fact, we've formed a triangle with one point anchored by a silent but all-seeing judge, the arbiter of reality."Vanessa's mar [...]


    19. This is an excellent thriller!The main character is a woman whose wealthy and attractive husband Richard has left her for a younger woman. Since the divorce, she has been living with her aunt and works at Saks. Then she learns that her ex-husband plans to marry again and this is where the book starts. Let me tell you, the publisher's description of this book is accurate: "ASSUME NOTHING". Go into it as blind as possible and you won't regret it. The less you know the better your reading experienc [...]


    20. ‘I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship.’- Little WomenRichard;was thirty-six, nine years older than Nellie when they met, and a successful hedge fund manager, he was caring, charismatic, and accomplished. As the novel progress you will learn he doesn’t let people in, hides a lot of things, easily agitated!Nellie;Nellie fell in love with him almost immediately!In the beginning of this novel, she was stable, happy, loving and trusting, but as the novel progressed [...]


    21. 4.5 stars rounded up to 5 stars!This book was an entertaining read that was extremely enjoyable and hard for me to put down! It is definitely going into my favourite reads shelf! It's chilling, gripping, intense, and filled with so many unexpected twists and turns that will keep you guessing right until that cleverly written surprise ending! Would recommend!Blog Tour Post and full Traveling Sisters Review can be found on our sister blog:twogirlslostinacouleereading.


    22. This review can be seen @ readrantrockandroll/2017/Vanessa has problems. Now that she’s divorced from Richard, she can’t stand the fact that Richard has moved on. Not only is he his usual thriving self, but now he’s getting married to someone new–someone young and beautiful. It just so happens that this new woman reminds Vanessa of someone she used to be.What is it about Richard? Was he a perfect husband? Is he truly a knight in shining armor? Was Vanessa a psycho and mentally unstable w [...]


    23. Holy Cow! UN-believable! To be honest, at first, I thought this novel was just another contemporary version of "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned" but NO way. THE WIFE BETWEEN US is exceptionally creative and SO MUCH MORE!Then.ion set in (for 2 minutes) BUT I soon found it was all part of the author's elaborate scheme to set up the reader, SOif you gave up along the way, you just may want to pick up where you left off because (for me) THE WIFE BETWEEN US is a winner of a debutYES, a debut!I [...]


    24. Many of my friends raved about this book. Well, I’m the odd one out. I was enjoying this for awhile, but then confusion set in for a good portion of the book, and I just simply wasn’t enjoying it anymore.However, thank you to NetGalley and St.Martins Press for the ARC.


    25. Copy furnished by Net Galley for the price of a review. Perfect husband. Perfect wife. Perfect life. You do not want to be the one who mars the perfection. Richard intends to protect his fairy tale with any means necessary. Make no mistake, he is very particular. He's always with you, whether physically present or not. Note the excellence of the beautiful bride and groom cake topper. You don't know how very fragile it is, nor how hollow. A disconnect, then isolation, a replacement, a vacant wedd [...]


    26. 4.5 Stars Traveling Sisters Review by Brenda and Norma We read The Wife Between Us with three of our Traveling Sisters Kaceey, Susanne and Lindsay. The Wife Between Us is an angst driven, clever, gripping, suspenseful and not your typical domestic psychological thriller novel that was an absolutely thrilling and exciting read. We went into this one thinking we were going to be prepared to look outside of the box and figure out some of those shocking twists. We had our game on and we were on the [...]


    27. A high 4 stars for clever addictive story telling. I haven't been glued to a book in the same way as I was to The Wife Between Us in a long time. It's not perfect, but sure works as a powerful diversion. It's really hard to say anything about the story without giving too much away. I will say that it starts with alternating points of view – alternating between an ex-wife and a soon to be new wife. There are lots of twists and turns, and things keep not quite being as they seem. I’ve read qui [...]


    28. 4.5 Stars* (rounded up).Chilling and Thrilling! It will make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up. Take notice friends. This is the next best seller.“The Wife Between Us” is compelling and absolutely riveting. This is the story of Vanessa, Richard and Nellie, whom you think you know oh so well, but the truth is, no one is ever who you think they are. And what I will tell you is that this book will have you looking over your shoulder, questioning everything - including yourselves.I was [...]


    29. As with most domestic/psychological thrillers, I recommend going into this book knowing very little, so I won’t go into the plot too much. The plot thickens with a huge twist at around 40% that I didn’t see coming. Very clever. It actually took me a few minutes to process what I was reading. The blurb says it all: assume nothing. After the first huge twist, there are several more to come. There were too many twists to call it predictable but there was some repetitiveness and a character turn [...]


    30. The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen is a mystery/thriller read that already has readers talking months before it's scheduled release. Picking up this book I was a bit hesitant because who hasn't read over and over again that this will be the next Gone Girl or Girl on the Train only to be a bit of a disappointed? Well The Wife Between Us didn't promise to be the next anything but guess what, I think I finally found the one that surpassed the promises regardless. The book sta [...]


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