The Wife And The Widow

The Wife And The Widow by Christian White
ISBN
9781925712858
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Paperback
Pages
320
Dimensions
155 x 233mm

Set against the backdrop of an eerie island town in the dead of winter, THE WIFE AND THE WIDOW is a mystery/thriller told from two perspectives: Kate, a widow whose grief is compounded by what she learns about her dead husband's secret life; and Abby, an island local whose world is turned upside down when she's forced to confront the evidence that her husband is a murderer. But nothing on this island is quite as it seems, and only when these women come together can they discover the whole story about the men in their lives.

Brilliant and beguiling, THE WIFE AND THE WIDOW takes you to a cliff edge and asks the question: how well do we really know the people we love?
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Set against the backdrop of an eerie island town in the dead of winter, THE WIFE AND THE WIDOW is a mystery/thriller told from two perspectives: Kate, a widow whose grief is compounded by what she learns about her dead husband's secret life; and Abby, an island local whose world is turned upside down when she's forced to confront the evidence that her husband is a murderer. But nothing on this island is quite as it seems, and only when these women come together can they discover the whole story about the men in their lives.

Brilliant and beguiling, THE WIFE AND THE WIDOW takes you to a cliff edge and asks the question: how well do we really know the people we love?
ISBN:
9781925712858
Publication Date:
24 / 09 / 2019
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
155 x 233mm
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Christian White has done it again! A thrilling ride with a twist that gobsmacked me, this is easily one of my favourite reads of the year. One of those books you have to read in one sitting, The Wife And The Widow is the perfect book to read if you loved The Nowhere Child. - Jamie (QBD)
, 07/10/2019
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If you enjoyed The Nowhere Child you will be enthralled with The Wife And The Widow. This dramatic thriller is set on an eerie island and tells the story of two very different women. This is a page turner that will slap you in the face!! - Simone (QBD)
, 07/10/2019
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'If they didn't talk about the monsters in the world, then they wouldn't be ready for them when they jumped out from under the bed. What monsters were waiting for her in Belport?' White is at it again with another thrilling, clever read. Read it in one sitting for the full blast of his cleverness. Enjoy your spring reading about Kate (the widow) and Abby (the wife). - Jaidyn (QBD)
, 03/10/2019
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The wife and the widow follows the story of kate, a widow whose struggling to come to grips with her late husband's secret life; and Abby, whose husband appears to be the killer. Set in a sleepy island town the reader feels the brisk ocean breeze and tastes the saltiness in the air, yet this peaceful place holds a ghastly truth the pushes both these women to the brink! - Michael (QBD)
, 01/10/2019
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The Wife And The Widow will definitely leave you questioning how much you really know about the people in your life. Set in a eerie small island town, who would have thought so much deception could unfold in one small place. - Natasha (QBD)
, 01/10/2019
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The Wife and the Widow is a brilliantly intertwined crime fiction told from the point of view of two women, Abbey the wife and Kate the Widow. Set in the little Holiday Island of Belport not everyone is what they seem. I adored this book and would recomend it to anyone who is a fan of plot twists. - Jessica (QBD)
, 01/10/2019
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How well do we really know the people we love? Christian White has done it again with yet another fantastic thriller fiction, a definite page turner I could not put down. This book follows the story of two ladies; a wife and a widow who are confronted by their husband's secrets, but nothing is as it seems. Can these ladies come together to discover the truth? Grab your copy today to find out. - Tia (QBD)
, 01/10/2019
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An enthralling, fast paced, mystery/thriller set in Australia with a dual narrative that will have you reading every single page. Be prepared to be blind-sided by the killer twist. Christian White is definitely an Aussie author to look out for. - Elizabeth (QBD)
, 01/10/2019
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How well do you really know the people you love? When Kate's husband suddenly passes away, she soon discovers he has been leading a secret life. Abby's husband has also been keeping secrets from her. The two women are pushed to the edge, trying to find out the truth about who their husbands really are. A gripping thriller filled with suspense and page turning drama, you won't want to put it down - Amanda (QBD)
, 01/10/2019
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'The Nowhere child' was the one of the best books I read last year and he's gone and done it again with 'The Wife and the Widow'. There is not much I can tell you without giving it away just that the twist literally came out of nowhere and blow me away. Very clever Mr White, I can't wait for your next one. - Barbara (QBD)
, 01/10/2019
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Another absolute winner from Christian White. This multiple point of view crime novel will keep you on the edge of your seat as you wade through the secrets of the husbands of the two main characters. - Hannah (QBD)
, 01/10/2019
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I swear my heart actually stopped for a moment when the twist was revealed! White definitely has not suffered 'second book syndrome' with this incredibly well-crafted thriller set on a cold and misty island - the perfect place for a murderous mystery. - Eleanor (QBD)
, 01/10/2019
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Christian White has once again taken us to the cliff edge and now pushed as well. His latest offering asks the question of how well we really know the ones we love..... Not all is as it seems for the men of this local island paradise and it's up to the ladies to figure it out. - Marcelle (QBD)
, 01/10/2019
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The Wife and the Widow is a fantastic read. If you love reading well into the night because you need to know what happened, then this is for you. Heaps of twists and turns and more Red herrings than the Fish Market.Just when you think you have it worked out, it turns again Christian White feeds out little clues along the way that in the end, you say OF COURSE when the bell goes off in your head. - Peter (QBD)
, 01/10/2019
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Christian White, author of 'The Nowhere Child', creates yet another masterpiece in this atmospheric thriller. As you try to navigate your way through the secrets and lies, the tension builds, until you find yourself reading in a wide-eyed frenzy that will leave your heart racing for days! Fans of the tv series 'Broadchurch' will love this intense Australian mystery. - Alyssa (QBD)
, 30/09/2019
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Amazing! I couldn't put it down! Following 2 different perspectives 1 a grieving widow, the other the wife of a murderer. Follow along with these two women as the uncover the truth about the men they thought they knew but really, didn't know at all. Christian White tells this story of deception and sacrifice in an outstanding way. Hats off to this amazing Australian author. - Renee (QBD)
, 30/09/2019
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Christian White has done it again! Set in two women's perspectives you are drawn into this Island towns mystery.The cold coastal town dredges up the secret life of Kate's recently deceased husband, while Abby's life is thrown into turmoil after discovering her husband is a killer. Whilst picturesque in summer, life on the Island is harsh and cruel in the dead of winter. - David (QBD)
, 30/09/2019
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This is one massively unsettling thriller, turning page by page as you relate and come into revelation that this could happen to you or anyone. How well do you really know about the people around you? Set in the dead of winter on an island where nothing is what it seems. The wife and the widow is an unearving thriller told from 2 perspectives.This book will have you peering over your shoulder. - Roxanne (QBD)
, 29/09/2019
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The Wife and the Widow is captivating from page one and filled with twists that you could never predict. We follow Kate, recently widowed, and trying to deal with the fact that her husband led a double life she knew nothing about, and Abby, the wife who has been confronted by the fact that her husband could be a murderer. Neither woman can really understand what happened until they work together. - Rhyannion (QBD)
, 29/09/2019
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The tale follows two different perspectives from the wife Abby and the widow Kate as their seemingly separate lives unravel in twists and turns that will have the reader hooked. Only when Abby and Kate come together do they start to realise that not everything is as it seems in their small town and start they each start to question how much they trust even the ones they love. - Caitlyn (QBD)
, 29/09/2019
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This gritty mystery will keep you on the edge of your seat and keep you guessing. Told from two perspectives, The Wife and the Widow this story is told similtaneously. Will keep you guessing and gasping right until the end. Set in a fictional town on the Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria, White will draw you into his carefully crafted world until you finish it. Aussie Crime at it best. - Jodi (QBD)
, 28/09/2019
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Set in an eerie town in the dead of winter Kate, newly widowed has to confront the newfound knowledge of her husbands secret life while Abby, the island local has to confront the fact that her husband is a murderer. when these two women come together will they be able to unravel the tangled web of lies when they can't trust anyone.... not even each other. - Mason (QBD)
, 28/09/2019
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Another amazing shocker from Christian White. A book that needs your full attention when reading because of all the detail and the intricate way the stories winds themselves together. From beginning to end Kate and Abby's stories suck you in wanting to know what's happened to the husbands and how it all plays out. - Eden (QBD)
, 28/09/2019
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What an exceptionally written book that gives you alternating views from both wife and widow, as a reader you don't know what is happening until finally reaching the end. If you really enjoy the plot twist of a story that you will never guess, seriously give this one a go! - Monique (QBD)
, 28/09/2019
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Kate's husband is missing Abby is trying to come to terms that her husband is a murderer Just when you think you have worked out how these two womans live are entwined - BAM - the biggest twist comes out of nowhere and leaves you reeveluaing everything you have just read!! If you loved Nowhere Child than clear an afternoon becasue this is your next read!! - Jodie (QBD)
, 28/09/2019
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From the author of award-winning 'The Nowhere Child', comes another equally as terrifying thriller. We follow the story of Kate (the widow), John, and Abby (the wife). Somebody has committed murder, but who could it be? Readers won't see all the twists and turns coming! Once youhave picked up this book, you won't be able to put it down until you unlock all of the secrets hidden within! - Cassandra (QBD)
, 28/09/2019
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I sat down to read this while waiting at the doctor's office. I got 100 pages in and almost missed my appointment, but I wanted to keep going. Christian White has written another fantastic, page turning book. Full of short chapters, it's excellent weekend reading. I highly recommend for fans of Big Little Lies, or any Liane Moriarty. - Karina (QBD)
, 27/09/2019
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White had me questioning until the end with this one! I loved his last book, The Nowhere Child, and couldn't put Wife and the Widow down. Set off the coast in an island town, White masterfully weaves a story of suspense around the lives of four people. Kate suspects her husband is dead. Abby knows her husband is a killer. When skeletons spills from closets, do we ever really know our loved ones? - Jack (QBD)
, 26/09/2019
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An unsettling and shocking murder mystery set on a small island off the coast of Melbourne, where a Wife hunts for answers about the murder of her husband and discovers things are not as she thought. The twists in this novel were second to none - completely unexpected and skilfully plotted. Easily one of the best crime thrillers I have read all year. One word - Brilliant! - Tricia (QBD)
, 26/09/2019
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An unsettling and shocking murder mystery set on a small island off the coast of Melbourne, where a Wife hunts for answers about the murder of her husband and discovers things are not as she thought. The twists in this novel were second to none - completely unexpected and skilfully plotted. Easily one of the best crime thrillers I have read all year. One word - Brilliant! - Tricia (QBD)
, 26/09/2019
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I loved White's debut novel, 'The Nowhere Child', but thought I knew what to expect with this one. Not so! When the twist hit me, I thought for a moment that there'd been a CATASTROPHIC typo. Then I realised it was what White had intended all along. Tense plotting, interesting characters, and a compelling premise: what would you do for your children? Loved it. - Amy (QBD)
, 25/09/2019
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Wow! The twist that brought this all together was like a smack to the head that left you re-evaluating all that you'd previously read! On reflection, little things made sense. I truly didn't see this coming but was yelling out "No Way!" on reveal. The reveal- one sentence that turned everything around. A very easy read, with alternating POVs from the Wife & then the Widow. Set in Victoria. - Susan (QBD)
, 24/09/2019
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Bestselling author of 'The Nowhere Child' Christian White is back with a compelling read that will make you question how well you know those you love. Alternating chapters from the Wife, Abby, who is learning her husband isn't all he seems, and then the Widow, Kate, who discovers her husband's secret life after his death, this thriller has twists and turns as the two women's stories collide. - Megan (QBD)
, 22/09/2019
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"If they didnt talk about the monsters in this world, they wouldn't be ready for them when they jumped out from underneath the bed." Was one of Kates husbands last words to her before his disappearance, so when Johns body is discovered days later at the bottom of the ocean Kate begins to wonder what monsters John has been hiding. With a new twist and turn at every corner, the wife and the widow is truly a masterpiece that you wont be able to put down and is guranteed to leave you bewlidered and shocked. - Brittany (QBD)
, 21/09/2019
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Prepare to be gripped by the secret of a lifetime. When two women take matters into their own hands the truth slowly begins to unravel. Hidden secrets. Lies. Sacrifice. You'll never see it coming.. when not everyone is who they portray themselves to be! - Leisha (QBD)
, 19/09/2019
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Wow!You know in his Nowhere Child when you thought I've worked it out but you hadn’t, then you thought I know where this is going but boom, you didn’t? This is even better!Christian takes a small cast and weaves such a seemingly simple story into a jaw dropping crime with far reaching consequences. How does he do it? Facts creep in but were always staring you in the face. Can you tell I loved it? - Lucy (QBD)
, 19/09/2019
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From the author that gave us The Nowhere Child comes another thrilling masterpiece that will leave you questioning if you truly know those close to you. A widow is left unravelling the secrets her husband left behind, while a wife starts to question if her husband could in fact be a murderer. A truly incredible narrative, full of twists and turns. Another amazing Aussie crime author to watch. - Rosie (QBD)
, 19/09/2019
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Author of Nowhere Child. The Wife and the Widow is a murder and thriller. Told by kate the widow and Abby whose husband is the murderer. A must read. - Louise (QBD)
, 16/09/2019
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Christian White has done it again with this amazing crime novel set off the Victorian Coast. after being missing for days, Kate's husband is found dead under very strange circumstances and she's determined to figure out what he was up to. Abby's husband has confessed to murder under equally strange circumstances and she's struggling to keep her family together. Why were the two men at the pier and how are they connected? Can the two women figure out what has happened before things turn even more deadly? This novel is an easy, fast paced read that will get you hooked and drag you under. The twist will take your breath away and the conclusion is amazingly executed. This will be the crime novel of the summer! - Shannon (QBD)
, 14/09/2019

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