When Angela met Jason Powell, while catering a function in the Hamptons, she assumed their romance would be a short-lived fling, but to her surprise, Jason, a brilliant economics professor at NYU, had other plans, and they married the following summer.
'A subtly sneaky, emotionally complex, and utterly addictive novel of psychological suspense.' - Lisa Scottoline The stunning new domestic thriller from the New York Times-bestselling, Edgar-nominated author of The Ex When Angela met Jason Powell, while catering a function in the Hamptons, she assumed their romance would be a fling. But, Jason, a brilliant economics professor at NYU, had other plans, and they married the following summer. The marriage meant a fresh start, a chance for Angela and her young son to move to Manhattan where no one knew of her tragic past. Six years later, her husband has become a successful and celebrated liberal figurehead, but when a college intern and then another woman come forward with allegations against him, their perfect life begins to unravel. Jason insists he is innocent, but Angela is forced to ask how well she ever really knew her husband, and if she can afford to stand by him and risk her own past being revealed.
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Alafair Burke is the New York Times bestselling author of ten previous novels, including the stand-alones Long Gone and If You Were Here, as well as the Ellie Hatcher series: All Day and a Night, Never Tell, City of Lies, City of Fear, and Dead Connection. She is also the co-author of the New York Times bestselling Under Suspicion series with Mary Higgins Clark. A former prosecutor, she now teaches criminal law and lives in Manhattan., Alafair Burke's books include her Samantha Kincaid series, the standalone thriller Long Gone, and her highly acclaimed series starring NYPD Detective Ellie Hatcher, the previous title of which, Never Tell, was a Kindle bestseller. A former Deputy District Attorney in Portland, Oregon, Alafair is now a Professor of Law at Hofstra Law School, where she teaches criminal law and procedure. If You Were Here, her debut on the Faber list, was an O Magazine Summer Pick by Gillian Flynn and was described by Karin Slaughter as 'highly addictive,' and by Meg Gardiner as 'a suspenseful, tightly plotted story of friendship, lies, and betrayal'.
The Wife by Alafair Burke
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