Due to be published Tuesday 4th May 2021
EXCERPT: I place the laptop on the side table, stand, and walk into the kitchen.
Slowly. Up the hardwood stairs, sixteen steps I’ve climbed thousands of times.
Second floor. The hallway stretches before me, shorter than I remember as a child, but long enough to still swallow all my courage in the middle of the night.
It was here.
The hallway, and then the stairs. It ended on the stairs.
I close my eyes, as if inviting the memories back, and they come.
ABOUT ‘THE DEAD HUSBAND’: Twenty years ago an unspeakable tragedy rocked Rose Yates’s small, affluent hometown… and only Rose and her family know the truth about what happened.
Haunted by guilt, Rose escaped into a new life. Now she seems to have it all: a marriage, a son, a career. And then her husband is found dead.
As far as Detective Colin Pearson is concerned, Rose is guilty. Her marriage wasn’t as happy as she’d led everyone to believe, and worse, she’s connected to a twenty-year-old cold case. She can play the part of the victim, but he won’t let her or her family escape justice this time around.
Grieving her husband and struggling to make ends meet, Rose returns home, hoping to finally confront her domineering father and unstable sister. But memories of a horrific crime echo through the house, and Rose soon learns that she can’t trust anyone, especially not the people closest to her.
MY THOUGHTS: I swear, it took a full twenty-four hours for my breathing to return to normal and my head to stop spinning after I finished The Dead Husband.
Tense, intense, suspenseful, gripping, addictive. Right up there with Mr Tender’s Girl.
And that’s all you’re going to get from me. Just get a copy, clear the day (because, trust me, once you pick it up…), and read it.
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THE AUTHOR: USA Today best-selling and award-winning author Carter Wilson was born in New Mexico and grew up in Los Angeles before attending Cornell University. As a consultant and frequent lecturer, has journeyed the globe both for work and pleasure, and as a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity.
Carter lives in Erie, Colorado in a Victorian house that is spooky but isn’t haunted…yet.
DISCLOSURE: Thank you to Poisoned Pen Press via Netgalley for providing a digital ARC of The Dead Husband by Carter Wilson for review. All opinions expressed in this review are entirely my own personal opinions.
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