The Third Wife

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What to expect

Random House presents the audiobook edition of The Third Wife by Lisa Jewell, read by Emma Gregory.

You think you have the perfect life.

You’re successful. Attractive. Well liked.

And you’ve just got married for the third time.

But that’s OK because everyone’s happy. Your children are happy. You’re happy. And so is your new wife.

But one tragic accident smashes your perfect life to pieces. Because everyone has secrets, and secrets have consequences.

Some of which can be devastating.

Another unforgettable novel from top 10 bestseller Lisa Jewell, author of Then She Was Gone and Watching You.

Critics Review

  • An emotionally intelligent, brilliantly plotted and beautifully written examination of a very modern family that will keep you gripped until the end.

    Daily Mail, Books of the Year
  • Something of a moral fable about modern relationships, this is a smart and enjoyable story

    Sunday Mirror
  • A moving read from one of our fave authors

    Fabulous Mag, Sun on Sunday
  • The narrative dips back and forth with various points of view from stunningly drawn characters and I devoured it in one long sitting. Take this to the beach, or indeed anywhere — I promise you won’t regret it.

    Daily Mail
  • Prepare to totally forget about your family as you become immersed in someone else’s.

    Stellar Magazine

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