Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (3/4/2019)
Mass Market Paperbound (12/28/2021)
Library Binding, Large Print (4/24/2019)
MP3 CD (3/19/2019)
Compact Disc (3/19/2019)
March 2019 Indie Next List
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In the tradition of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train comes a riveting psychological thriller about a devoted wife, a loving husband, and a chilling crime that will stun even the cleverest readers. It seemed like such a beautiful marriage... Maddie and Ian's love story began at a party overseas, while she was visiting her best friend, Jo. Now, almost two decades later, they are married with a beautiful son and living the perfect American life. But when a camping accident leaves Maddie badly scarred, she begins attending writing therapy, where she gradually reveals her fears about Ian, her concerns for her safety, and the couple's tangled and tumultuous past with Jo. From the electric streets of the Balkans to a quiet suburb in Kansas, sixteen years of love and fear, adventure and suspicion, culminate in the Day of the Killing, when a frantic 911 call summons the police to the scene of a shocking crime. Twisty and utterly original, Beautiful Bad shows that appearances are deceptive and even the most seemingly perfect couples have something to hide.
Park Row, 9780778369103, 368pp.
Publication Date: March 5, 2019