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The Guilty Wife

A thrilling psychological suspense with twists and turns that grip you to the very last page

By Elle Croft

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If you were being framed for murder, how far would you go to clear your name?

The debut psychological thriller that reads as Apple Tree Yard meets Behind Closed Doors, by way of Double Jeopardy.

*** THE TOP 10 EBOOK BESTSELLER ***

'A gripping tale of betrayal, deceit, and duplicity. Fabulous.' Jenny Blackhurst, author of How I Lost You

'Relentless and intense...I loved the final twist.' K.L. Slater, author of The Mistake and Blink

'Kept me reading through the night.' Jane Corry, author of My Husband's Wife andBlood Sisters

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I'm guilty of many things.

Bethany Reston is happily married. But she's also having an affair with a famous client.

And no one can ever know.

But I'm innocent of murder.

When Bethany's lover is brutally murdered, she has to hide her grief from everyone.

But someone knows her secret. And then one day the threats begin.

With an ever-growing pile of evidence pointing to her as the murderer, the only way she can protect her secrets is to prove her innocence. And that means tracking down a killer.

'Absolutely brilliant!! Very impressive for a debut novel and will definitely be looking forward to the other books that are released by Elle Croft.' Amazon Reviewer, 5 stars.

'This is one of the best books I have read for a long time - a story line that is gripping; leaves you wondering if you can trust anyone! As good, if not better than Girl on a Train.' Amazon Reviewer, 5 stars.

An unbelievably gripping game of cat and mouse - with a twist you'll never see coming. Fans of Friend Request by Laura Marshall, Sweet Little Lies by Caz Frear, The Perfect Neighbours by Rachel Sargeant, The Secret Mother by Shalini Boland and Close to Home by Cara Hunter will love The Guilty Wife.

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'I couldn't put this down. Pacy and gripping.' Cass Green, bestselling author of The Woman Next Door and In a Cottage, In a Wood

'A gripping psychological thriller. I had to keep turning the pages - I just couldn't put it down. And the ending! You just have to read it. ' Patricia Gibney, bestselling author of The Missing Ones

'The Guilty Wife will make you question those closest to you, with an ending that pulls the rug from under your feet. A brilliant debut.' Phoebe Morgan, author ofThe Doll House

'Twisty and fast-moving, The Guilty Wife kept me guessing until the very end! A great read.' Isabel Ashdown, author of Little Sister and Beautiful Liars

'I read The Guilty Wife in an intense two day sitting. Brilliant.' Niki Mackay, author ofI,Witness.

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Why readers are loving thrilling psychological suspense novel The Guilty Wife:

'Wow! What a book! I couldn't wait to turn the pages and see what else had been thrown into the mix to keep me guessing....which I did until the very end.' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars

'Loved this book. I read it in one sitting. Proper page turner beautifully written.' Goodreads Reviewer,5 stars

'Fantastic book. Great pace, I was hooked from the first page and almost read in one sitting.' Goodreads Reviewer,5 stars

'Totally could not put this down without a real fight. Great writing, great plot and a great read.' Lovereading reviewer

'Fast paced, gritty debut novel with a real twist, brilliant storytelling and surprises along the way.' Lovereading reviewer

'This is a great read and I tore through it. I thought I knew who the killer was twice and I was wrong both times!' Lovereading reviewer

Biographical Notes

Elle Croft was born in South Africa, grew up in Australia and moved to the UK in 2010 after travelling around the world with her husband. She works as a freelance social media specialist and also blogs about travel, food and life in London.

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  • ISBN: 9781409175421
  • Publication date: 25 Jan 2018
  • Page count: 320
  • Imprint: Orion

Praise for THE GUILTY WIFE by Elle Croft, the twisty, gripping thriller about how far you would go to clear your name - for fans of Friend Request by Laura Marshall, The Perfect Neighbours by Rachel Sargeant and Sweet Little Lies by Caz Frear:

I couldn't put this down. Pacy and gripping.

— Cass Green, author of the number 1 ebook bestseller The Woman Next Door
An accomplished debut with a relentless and intense pace that kept me completely rapt and eager to find out answers. I loved the final twist. — KL Slater, international bestselling author of Safe With Me, Blink and Liar
'A gripping psychological thriller. This debut is skilfully plotted and I had to keep turning the pages as the tension increased - I just couldn't put it down. And the ending! You just have to read it. I am looking forward to more from Elle Croft.' — Patricia Gibney, bestselling author of The Missing Ones
Full of twists and turns, THE GUILTY WIFE is a gripping tale of betrayal, deceit, and duplicity. The ending will stay with you long after you've finished the last page. Fabulous. — Jenny Blackhurst, bestselling author of How I Lost You and Before I Let You In
A gripping portrayal of a woman under fire, which explores the blurry boundaries of innocence and guilt. The Guilty Wife will make you question those closest to you as the plot unfolds at pace, with an ending that pulls the rug from under your feet. A brilliant debut. — Phoebe Morgan, author of The Doll House
Twisty and fast-moving, The Guilty Wife kept me guessing until the very end! A great read. — Isabel Ashdown, author of Little Sister and Beautiful Liars
What a clever idea! This kept me reading through the night to see how 'the guilty wife' would get out of this one..... — Jane Corry, author of My Husband’s Wife and Blood Sisters.
I read The Guilty Wife in an intense two day sitting. Brilliant. — Niki Mackay, author of I,Witness
A real edge-of-your-seat read, this is a book that ripples with suspense right through to the gripping finale. — Sun
Gripping. — Bella Magazine
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