A chilling psychological thriller about a marriage, a way of life, and how far one woman will go to keep what is rightfully hers.
Jodi and Todd are at a bad place in their marriage. Much is at stake, including the affluent life they lead in their beautiful waterfront condo in Chicago, as she, the killer, and he, the victim, rush haplessly toward the main event. He is a committed cheater. She lives and breathes denial. He exists in dual worlds. She likes to settle scores. He decides to play for keeps. She has nothing left to lose. Told in alternating voices, The Silent Wife is about a marriage in the throes of dissolution, a couple headed for catastrophe, concessions that can't be made, and promises that won't be kept.
Expertly plotted and reminiscent of Gone Girl and These Things Hidden, The Silent Wife ensnares the reader from page one and does not let go.
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"Starred Review. A smart, nuanced portrait of a dying marriage
Harrison breathes life into Adlerian psychology, and weaves theory into a heart-pounding thriller that will keep you up at night." - Publishers Weekly
"Reminiscent of Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl, Harrison's fiction debut is at once coolly detached and heartbreakingly accurate. Sure to be a hit with psychological-thriller fans." - Library Journal
"Harrison pens a good, basic story stretched thin by unnecessary and distracting detail." - Kirkus Reviews
"This is an utterly compelling story, gorgeously written and with so many shocks and surprises that I raced through it to find out what happens next. My highest recommendation." - Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling author of Gravity
"A chilling portrait of a relationship gone terribly awry. Harrison takes the reader down a wickedly twisted path that has us at once rooting for and wary of the protagonists. A breathtaking story that will keep you reading well into the night and wide awake long after the final page." - Heather Gudenkauf, New York Times bestselling author of The Weight of Silence
"A gripping story of deception, denial and double-edged revenge. The Silent Wife combines taut pacing and psychological nuance to haunting and memorable effect." - Nancy Richler, author of The Imposter Bride
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A. S. A. Harrison is the author of four books of nonfiction. She lives in Toronto, Canada.
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