The Secret Life of Husbands

The Secret Life of Husbands

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Ruth has fallen madly in love with Ned and he with her. They are taking the plunge and marriage is a few short months away. But the problem with true love is that it doesn't involve just two people. There's a whole new family of in-laws to meet, get to know and get on with. And then there are the friends...Ruth has enough problems learning to understand her unpredictable mother-in-law, let alone like her. Is the woman merely difficult, or is there something more dangerous here? Then she meets Ned's close-knit circle of friends whose past relationships seem more tangled than most. And without the friends' approval, it could be a short engagement. At a time when she should be looking forward to a happy future, Ruth begins to get caught up in the past, and all the things that happened to Ned and his friends years before. Is she imagining things? Has Ned really changed? Or are the friends still bound up by the complex, shifting balances that have the power to tear people apart?show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 130 x 194 x 24mm | 258.55g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752882708
  • 9780752882703
  • 1,134,669

About Kirsty Crawford

Kirsty Crawford is in her early thirties and has worked as a fiction editor with various publishers. She lives with her husband and children in East Dulwich, more

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"pure, self-indulgent chick lit that'll put all your relationship worries into perspective" NEW WOMAN "an intriguing exploration of modern relationships -- compulsive reading" MY WEEKLYshow more

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135 ratings
3.09 out of 5 stars
5 7% (10)
4 26% (35)
3 44% (59)
2 15% (20)
1 8% (11)
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