Fiona Barton‘s Sunday Times bestselling debut, THE WIDOW, is now available for readers in the US.
For fans of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train, an electrifying thriller that will take you into the dark spaces that exist between a husband and a wife.
When the police started asking questions, Jean Taylor turned into a different woman. One who enabled her and her husband to carry on, when more bad things began to happen…
But that woman’s husband died last week. And Jean doesn’t have to be her anymore.
The truth—that’s all anyone wants. But the one lesson Jean has learned in the last few years is that she can make people believe anything…
Winner of ELLE Magazine’s Lettres 2016 Readers’ Prize
“A twisted psychological thriller you’ll have trouble putting down.”—People
“[The Widow] will keep you in suspense late into the night.”—Good Housekeeping
“Both a taut reconstruction of a crime and a ruthless examination of marriage…A smartly crafted, compulsively readable tale about the lies people tell each other, and themselves, when the truth is the last thing they really want to know.”—Entertainment Weekly
“Gone Girl fans will relish this taut, psychological thriller.”—US Weekly
“The ultimate psychological thriller! Barton carefully unspools this dark, intimate tale of a terrible crime, a stifling marriage, and the lies spouses tell not just to each other, but to themselves in order to make it through.”—Lisa Gardner, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Crash & Burn
“[Barton] delivers the goods…Richly character-driven in a way that is both satisfying and engrossing.”—The Washington Post