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Title: My Lovely Wife
Author: Samantha Downing
Publish Date: March 26, 2019
Genre: Psychological Thriller
My Rating: 4/5
Dexter meets Mr. and Mrs. Smith in this wildly compulsive debut thriller about a couple whose fifteen-year marriage has finally gotten too interesting…
Our love story is simple. I met a gorgeous woman. We fell in love. We had kids. We moved to the suburbs. We told each other our biggest dreams, and our darkest secrets. And then we got bored.
We look like a normal couple. We’re your neighbors, the parents of your kid’s friend, the acquaintances you keep meaning to get dinner with.
We all have our secrets to keeping a marriage alive.
Ours just happens to be getting away with murder.
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Millicent and her husband are a married couple with two teenagers, great jobs, and a home in a nice neighborhood. They also have a shared interest in murder.
Told from the husband’s point of view. Interestingly, the husband is never named. He and his wife, Millicent, live in a nice, quiet neighborhood. Millicent and her husband occasionally have date nights, but these aren’t the usual type of date nights. During these dates, they plot and scheme how to get away with murder.
Wonderful debut novel. Well written story with complex characters and an intriguing plot. Psychological thrillers often have one crazy spouse, but in My Lovely Wife, the readers get a double dose of demented.
My Lovely Wife is a deliciously wicked domestic thriller. Great for fans of psychological thrillers. Twisted, dark, and disturbing.
I received a digital copy of this book from the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review.
Books by Samantha Downing:
- My Lovely Wife
- He Started It
- For Your Own Good
10 thoughts on “My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing [Book Review]”
I keep seeing such positive reviews of this book and I really want to read it now! Glad to see that you enjoyed it 🙂
Hope you enjoy it!
“Deliciously wicked…” Love that description! Can’t wait to listen to this one.
Hope you enjoy it, Jonetta!
Oh my goodness I am at 76% on this and it is wild! Wonderful review!
Thanks, Berit! It’s definitely a wild one.
Ooh, now this looks fun!
I loved this, too! Wonderful review, Darinda!
Thanks, Jennifer! Glad you loved this one too. 💜