The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen


A novel of suspense that explores the complexities of marriage and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love.

When you read this book, you will make many assumptions.

You will assume you are reading about a jealous wife and her obsession with her replacement.

You will assume you are reading about a woman about to enter a new marriage with the man she loves.

You will assume the first wife was a disaster and that the husband was well rid of her.

You will assume you know the motives, the history, the anatomy of the relationships.

Assume nothing.

Discover the next blockbuster novel of suspense, and get ready for the read of your life.


This is probably going to be a terrible review. I can’t tell you much without giving away the whole thing. And believe me… want to read this till the very end without any spoilers. The Overview pretty much nails it. You assume….but don’t assume.

Let me start with Vanessa. She is a completely flawed woman. She starts out whiny, weak, mousy, and just a little pitiful. I was not sure I liked her at all. She was really broken. But, before it is all over, SHE ROARS! And she roars BIG!

Then there is Richard. He is right out of GQ. He is handsome, rich and a hedge fund manager. He is a dream come true, or is he?

Enter Emma. She is Richard’s new assistant. She is young, pretty, and smart. See, you have already started to make assumptions…STOP IT!

This is a complete mind game. The story is confusing in places due to the genius of the authors. It starts mild. Has multiple twists and turns. You think you know, you don’t know, you think you know again….a complete mind game!

I received this novel from St. Martin’s Press for a honest review.

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About fredreeca

I am an avid reader and paper crafter. I am a mom of 2 children, 5 dogs and 1 cat. I am a huge St. Louis Cardinals Fan
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5 Responses to The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

  1. macjam47 says:

    Wow! When the price comes down, I am going to order this one.

  2. Aman Thakur says:


  3. Jess and Dr. Shields, with so many twists and all the things that happen plus the ending…! The authors are so good at getting the reader involved in the story and remembering the characters long after it ends! I loved “The Wife Between Us” but this book is better!

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