The Perfect Wife

Quercus Publishing
  • erschienen am 23. Januar 2020
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 464 Seiten
978-1-78648-855-8 (ISBN)
Abbie wakes up with no memory and a Silicon Valley titan explaining that he is her husband, reacquainting her with the other facts of what supposedly is her life. Her recovery from the accident, incorporating artificial intelligence, is considered a scientific miracle - the husband's technological breakthrough. Abbie questions the husband's motives as she begins to piece together her own memories. From the author of "The Girl Before" and "Believe Me".
  • Englisch
  • London
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  • Großbritannien
  • Paperback
  • Höhe: 197 mm
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  • Breite: 129 mm
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  • Dicke: 40 mm
  • 326 gr
978-1-78648-855-8 (9781786488558)
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THE GIRL BEFORE is the first psychological thriller from JP Delaney, a pseudonym for a writer who has previously written bestselling fiction under other names. It has been published in forty-one countries.
Addictive * Woman * Readers who liked Before I Go to Sleep by SJ Watson will enjoy The Perfect Wife * Observer * An intriguing novel of ideas . . . plays with its themes (from AI and art to autism) just as absorbingly as recent literary fiction withsimilar preoccupations * Sunday Times * Compulsively readable . . . The highly unusual setup sets this one above the thriller pack * Publishers Weekly * One of the best thrillers you'll read in 2017 * New York Journal of Books * The Girl Before is a cat-and-mouse game that toys with our expectations and twists our sympathies. At times almost unbearably suspenseful, it keeps us guessing from the first page to the very last. Don't miss it * Joseph Finder * A great thriller and one that instantly hooks you in, in the very first line, and never lets you go . . . utterly compelling and very satisfying . . . A wonderful portrayal of psychological obsession at its creepy best * Peter James for Big Issue North * The Girl Before is more than worthy of the accolades . . . a complex triangle of twisted obsession . . . say goodbye to your nails * Boundless Magazine * A crisp psychological thriller * Sainsbury's Magazine * A masterfully crafted spellbinder . . . guaranteed to astonish * Booklist * The plotting is exceptionally well thought-through * Irish Independent * Ingenious * The New York Times * JP Delaney builds the suspense * Vanity Fair * Original and brilliantly written * The Sun * A guaranteed best-seller * Prima * Riveting . . . Writing with precision and grace, Delaney strips away the characters' secrets until the raw truth of each is revealed * Publishers Weekly * Genuinely eerie . . . beautifully handled . . . the pages fly * USA Today * The most intriguing plot idea I've seen in a good while * The Spectator * A guaranteed best-seller * Red Magazine * Enthralling * Woman and Home * Constantly cranking up the suspense . . . a thoroughly satisfying read * Reader's Digest * A compulsive, sexy thriller that's set to soar * Glamour Magazine Online * The Girl Before is deservedly anointed the 'top girl' of this season's suspense novels * The Washington Post * Creepy . . . The buzz around this could not be fizzier * Heat * Get hooked on this hair-raiser about a woman who scores what seems like her dream home . . . until she finds out the mysterious fate of the previous tenant * Cosmopolitan * A deeply addictive literary thriller that deserves to be one of this year's biggest successes * Daily Express * Original and entertaining * The Times * Slick, sexy, suspenseful and smart * Mail on Sunday * The tension is built up subtly, leading to a devastating climax. A really clever thriller . . . [the film] will no doubt become the third big 'Girl' film * Daily Mail * Riveting! One of the most compelling page-turners I've read in years. Twisty, turny, and with an ending not to be missed! * Lisa Gardner * Dazzling - a pitch-perfect thriller * Lee Child * I was instantly gripped and held captivated by the pace and elegant writing. I devoured it in two straight sittings * Peter James * This is going to be the buzziest book of 2017 . . . This year The Girl Before will be that book * InStyle * Dynamic, razor-sharp and thought-provoking . . . The Perfect Wife is a cutting-edge suspense novel unlike any you've read before. A must read! * Mary Kubica, author of The Good Girl * Scarily believable and utterly thought-provoking. I genuinely feared for Abbie and couldn't figure out who to trust in this unputdownable thriller * Karen Hamilton, author of The Perfect Girlfriend * A completely original psychological thriller that grabs you and doesn't let go * Karen Cleveland, author of Need to Know * A tour-de-force. A chilling and uniquely disturbing 21st-century twist on the unreliable narrator makes for a compulsive and deeply thought-provoking psychological thriller * Cara Hunter, author of Close to Home * The twists are primed and deployed with a master craftsman's skill * Sunday Express * Seriously, amazingly, awesomely brilliant * CJ Tudor, author of The Chalk Man * The narrative complexity, characterisation and gradual unravelling of the truth is a triumph of pacing and suspense * Woman & Home * The kind of novel words like 'unputdownable' were invented for . . . Delaney pulls it off brilliantly, with an intoxicating knack for suspense . . . captivating, deeply engrossing * Independent * First-rate psychological suspense * Observer * One of the most ingenious books you'll read this year... A thrilling examination of what it is to be human * Daily Mail *

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