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  • Published: 3 March 2020
  • ISBN: 9780857525505
  • Imprint: Doubleday
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $32.99
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The Second Wife




She's part of the family now. For better - and for worse . . . In this dark, menacing thriller, Rebecca Fleet shows us a suspenseful, twisty yet emotionally devastating portrait of a family in turmoil.

‘Beautifully written and well-crafted. I read it in two days, though I would have read it in one if I could’ Sandie Jones, author of THE OTHER WOMAN

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Everyone brings baggage to a new relationship.

When Alex met Natalie she changed his life. After the tragic death of his first wife, which left him a single parent to teenage daughter Jade, he’s determined to build a happy family.

But his new-found happiness is shattered when the family home is gutted by fire and his loyalties are unexpectedly tested. Jade insists she saw a man in the house on the night of the fire; Natalie denies any knowledge of such an intruder.

Alex is faced with an impossible choice: to believe his wife or his daughter? And as Natalie’s story unravels, Alex realises that his wife has a past he had no idea about, a past that might yet catch up with her.

But this time, the past could be deadly . . .

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Praise for Rebecca Fleet:

‘This is very much a heart-thumping, read-in-one-sitting story, and absolutely delivers on its smart and original hook’ Heat

‘A fantastic thriller – dead-on domestic noir, full of tension and surprises. I loved it.’ Lee Child

‘An enthralling thriller that lives up to its chilling premise.’ Renee Knight, author of Disclaimer

‘Rebecca Fleet has created a perfectly contained cast of credible characters in a story so intriguing that you will be guessing right up to the last page. And it’s beautifully written too. I loved this book.’ Liz Nugent, author of Lying in Wait

'Dark, smart, sexy, gripping, totally brilliant.’ Erin Kelly, author of He Said She Said

'Sinister and compelling' Woman & Home

'You'll be whipping through the pages' Stylist

  • Pub date: 3 March 2020
  • ISBN: 9780857525505
  • Imprint: Doubleday
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $32.99

About the Author

Rebecca Fleet

Rebecca Fleet lives and works in London. The House Swap is her first thriller.

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Praise for The Second Wife

“Beautifully written and well-crafted, the characters of Natalie, Rachel, Sadie and Alex stayed with me long after I finished reading and I resented anything that stopped me from getting back to them. I read it in two days, though I would have read it in one if I could!”

Sandie Jones, author of THE OTHER WOMAN

“A mesmerising, beautifully-written domestic thriller that really stands out from the crowd. I flew through it.”

Mark Edwards, author of FOLLOW YOU HOME

“Engrossing, original and hugely enjoyable.”

Emma Curtis, author of THE NIGHT YOU LEFT


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