May 29, 2021

The serial killer’s wife by Alice Hunter

Title: The serial killer’s wife

Author: Alice Hunter

Publisher: Avon Books

Pub date: 27 May 2021

What a great debut novel. From the moment I saw the cover and the title, I knew I must read this book ASAP. While I love going blind into most of the thrillers, this description surely sealed the deal.

After seven years of marriage with a perfect life and daughter, everything changes when one morning the police brings the news of her loved husband being investigated for murder.

What follows next is a world wind series of events that kept me engrossed in the story with each chapter.

Trying to protect her daughter and going through the unwanted fame and doubt and accusations of her knowledge about her husband atrocities, I felt so bad for Beth in most of the scenes.

Nothing is as it seems, and everyone has a past and secrets to hide.

Gripping, twisted and fast-paced story that many readers will enjoy.


They’re saying he’s a monster. And they’re saying she knew.

Beth and Tom Hardcastle are the envy of their neighbourhood – they have the perfect marriage, the perfect house, the perfect family.

When the police knock on their door one evening, Beth panics. Tom should be back from work by now – what if he’s crashed his car? She fears the worst.

But the worst is beyond imagining.

As the interrogation begins, Beth will find herself questioning everything she believed about her husband.

They’re husband and wife – till death do them part…

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