The Adulterer's Wife
A Breathtaking Psychological Thriller
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From the bestselling author of the DI Geraldine Steel series comes a suspenseful and gripping psychological thriller, perfect for fans of domestic noir.
Julie is devastated to learn that her husband, Paul, is having an affair. It seems her life can't get any worse--until she comes home to find his dead body in their bed.
When the police establish he was murdered, Julie is the obvious suspect.
To protect her son from the terrible situation, Julie sends the teenage boy to his grandparents in Edinburgh while she fights to prove her innocence.
With all the evidence pointing to her, the only way she can escape conviction is by discovering the true identity of her husband's killer.
But who really did murder Paul?
The truth is never straightforward...
"Pure suspense . . . an extremely readable and addictive story." --My Reading Corner
"A fast-paced, compulsive domestic noir style thriller." --The Book Magnet
"The tension crept up in this slow burning, but suspenseful plot . . . Twists and turns were aplenty." --Chapterinmylife
Bloodhound Books, 9781912604210, 246pp.
Publication Date: May 7, 2018
About the Author
Leigh Russell, author of the internationally bestselling Geraldine Steel crime series, has sold well over a million books worldwide. Her novels have been translated into Chinese, French, German, Italian, and Turkish. Reaching #1 on Kindle, her books have been selected as Best Fiction Book of the Year by the Miami Examiner, voted Best Crime Fiction Book of the Year in Crime Time, a Top Read on Eurocrime and shortlisted for the John Creasey New Blood CWA Dagger Award, long listed for the CWA Dagger in the Library Award, and a finalist for the People's Book Prize. Leigh studied at the University of Kent, gaining a Masters degree in English. She serves on the board of the Crime Writers Association, chairs the Debut Dagger Judges, and is a Royal Literary Fellow.