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Book Review – The Last Wife by Karen Hamilton @HarlequinBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #suspense

Many thanks to publisher Harlequin Books for my spot on this Blog Tour.

A slow burn thriller with great suspense at opportune times. Author Karen Hamilton wrote a twisty thriller which had many loops, especially at the end.

Marie had promised Nina that she would look after her family, especially the kids. She had always wanted Nina’s life hence was happy to do so. Then came the reality and secrets…

My first book by this author, I was led down a merry chase with an unreliable narrator, Marie, who would keep me on my toes. To trust or not to trust was the basic question in my mind. The story moved in one direction when suddenly all the things I knew changed dramatically. The plot became deeper where the secrets of the past impinged on the present. And I was left sideswiped.

There were a great many things which shocked me; the second half twisted things around. The author managed to keep my curiosity running high. The only niggle I had was the main character kept ruminating in most of the book. I had to hop, skip, and jump that as it felt repetitive. So I would say the basic plotline kept the suspense flying.

Overall, I was compelled to know the truth. And the book made a great breakfast read.

I received a ARC from NetGalley and the publisher, and this is my journey into its pages, straight from the heart!! STRICTLY HONEST AND UNBIASED.

All my reviews can be read here

Two women. A dying wish. And a web of lies that will bring their world crashing down.

Two women. A dying wish. And a web of lies that will bring their world crashing down.

Nina and Marie were best friends—until Nina was diagnosed with a terminal illness. Before she died, Nina asked Marie to fulfill her final wishes.

But her mistake was in thinking Marie was someone she could trust.

What Nina didn’t know was that Marie always wanted her beautiful life, and that Marie has an agenda of her own. She’ll do anything to get what she wants.

Marie thinks she can keep her promise to her friend’s family on her own terms. But what she doesn’t know is that Nina was hiding explosive secrets of her own…

Publication Date: 7th July 2020

17 thoughts on “Book Review – The Last Wife by Karen Hamilton @HarlequinBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #suspense Leave a comment

    • Thank you so much. I think a lot more than what is needed so if I put all my thoughts on paper, I would end up as a rambler that is what happened in this. I knew every single thought of the main character…. 😂 😂 😂 😂

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  1. I felt the same about this one as you did! I probably wouldn’t pick up her first book, very similar in writing/style/type of characters as this one.

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