July 19, 2021

#BookReview: The Wives by Tarryn Fisher






Synopsis: New York Times bestselling author Tarryn Fisher delivers a pulse-pounding, fast-paced suspense novel that will leave you breathless. A thriller you won’t be able to put down!

Thursday’s husband, Seth, has two other wives. She’s never met them, and she doesn’t know anything about them. She agreed to this unusual arrangement because she’s so crazy about him.

But one day, she finds something. Something that tells a very different—and horrifying—story about the man she married. 

What follows is one of the most twisted, shocking thrillers you’ll ever read. 

You’ll have to grab a copy to find out why.




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Rating: 1 Star
My Review: I wanted to try this one because I am a fan of Colleen Hoover and everyone I've talked to says that Fisher's writing is amazing. Well for me it just isn't this book was not good and I ended up DNFing it. 





Review

"Sexy. Suspenseful. Heartbreaking. Empowering...The best book I've ever read."

-- "Colleen Hoover, New York Times bestselling author, on Mud Vein" --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

Amazon.com Review

An Amazon Best Book of January 2020: There’s a virtual reality Harry Potter-themed ride at Universal Studios that simulates a Quidditch match. You strap in, and start flying through the air, only to swing wildly to the right, stop short, dip, and then lurch 180 degrees to the left. Reading The Wives felt like being back on that ride. Thursday is a nurse in a busy Seattle hospital, slowly getting back in the swing of things after a miscarriage leaves her without her longed-for baby and infertile to boot. Her husband Seth is there for support but only one day a week. The rest of his week is spent commuting to and from Portland where his other two wives live. Presumably. Thursday’s never met either of his other wives; all she knows is that one of them is pregnant, about to give Seth the one thing that Thursday no longer can. When she finds a scrap of information about one of the other wives—enough to identify her and locate her—the opening to the rabbit hole beckons, and Thursday is about to fall into it. Yes, the premise is about as preposterous as taking part in a Quidditch match, so if you’ve made it this far, ignore that fact and consider yourself strapped in and ready for a soapy, bumpy, twisty, exhilarating ride, set at a breakneck pace. Enjoy. —Vannessa Cronin, Amazon Book Review --This text refers to the paperback edition.

Review

"You'll have whiplash until the very end. The Wives will leave the most sure footed reader uneasy until the last word is read." -Colleen Hoover, New York Times bestselling author of Verity

"I couldn't put it down... Nail-biting, heart-clenchingly good from the start, with characters that you both root and cringe for. I loved every word. Six stars." -Alessandra Torre, New York Times bestselling author of The Ghostwriter

"Fisher smoothly inserts moments of self-doubt, longing, paranoia, and triumph into her unsettling narrative as she draws the reader into Thursday's conflicted and increasingly complicated life. Suspense fans will be rewarded."--Publishers Weekly

"Fisher is a slick writer who keeps a tight rein on her lightning-fast plot, and the lengths that her feisty narrator goes to in order to reclaim her life make for salaciously satisfying reading...Fisher is a writer to watch."--Kirkus

"An intriguing plot takes some sharp twists in the search for the elusive truth in this fast-reading domestic thriller."--Booklist

"Fans of Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl will revel in The Wives...Fisher's story, like the score of a film, builds to an emotional and psychological crescendo that will keep readers on their toes until its final page. --USA Today

"Fisher draws us in with a topic few of us are familiar with-polygamy. However, she keeps us turning the page by having us share the mind of a sympathetic character. It's a compelling story of self-loathing, revenge, and denial that will keep readers up at night with the lights on and their devices off."--BookTrib

"A gripping ride that will keep readers guessing, The Wives...delivers heart-pounding suspense."--Shelf Awareness

"This is a true psychological thriller...[a] shocking ending."--Suspense Magazine --This text refers to the hardcover edition.

About the Author

Tarryn Fisher is the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of nine novels. Born a sun hater, she currently makes her home in Seattle, Washington, with her children, husband, and psychotic husky. She loves connecting with her readers on Instagram.
--This text refers to the hardcover edition.









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