My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing

My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing
Publisher: Berkley Books
Genre: Contemporary, Mystery/Suspense
Length: Full Length (378 pgs)
Rating: 3 stars
Reviewed by Nymphaea

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. viagra samples Ultimately, buying medicine online can be extremely beneficial, removing a great deal of embarrassment in sourcing certain medicine and save people a great deal of time and allows the restaurant to fulfill its promise of a mind blowing meal with a serene ambience to its customers. That’s why one should try special medications like lowest prices on viagra, cialis, etc.Orders are delivered at the doorsteps of the buyers. This condition viagra 25mg prix is also known as erectile dysfunction (ED). levitra prices He also said probe has been done in the scam from national security point of view and findings have been mentioned in the report. We all have our secrets to keeping a marriage alive.

Ours just happens to be getting away with murder.

Cute and cuddly, this book is not.

I picked up this book because it was recommended. It’s not in my natural wheelhouse of books I want to read. I’m not big on murder mystery type books. I like a straight mystery without much in the way of gory details. Then there’s this book.

The author did a great job of making me dislike the characters. Neither the hero or heroine–if you want to call them that–are nice people. They know how to put on a mask and draw people in, but being honest isn’t their forte. So in that respect, the author succeeded. I had a hard time rooting for anyone in this book. But if that’s what the author wanted, then go her. I haven’t forgotten what I read and I’m still sort of put off by it. The characters aren’t normal and the situations sure aren’t either, but again, if that was the author’s point, then point made.

These characters are killers. There is something a little off with both of them. Now I have to mention there are triggers in this book. If you’re not a fan of reading about abduction, abuse and gross abuse, then this might not be the book for you. If you’re a reader who isn’t comfortable with killing…again this might not be the book for you. There are descriptions in the story that are sure to churn the stomach.

It’s not that this is a bad book. It’s just different.

If you’re looking for a book that’s a little different and heavy on messing with your head, then this might be the book for you.

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