The Innocent Wife

The Innocent Wife : The breakout psychological thriller of 2018, tipped by Lee Child and Peter James

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How do you confront your husband when you don't want to know the truth?
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'This book had me hooked from the first page to the last.' Lisa Jewell
NOW A TOP TEN BESTSELLER
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You're in love with a man on Death Row in Florida, convicted of a brutal murder twenty years ago.

You're convinced he didn't do it, and you're determined to prove it.

Now you're married to him, and he's a free man, his conviction overturned.

You're overjoyed. After all, he's innocent.

Isn't he?
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Amy's readers are raving about the book they 'just couldn't put down':

"I picked up The Innocent Wife this morning on my subway commute to work and couldn't put it down! I read it during my lunch break, commute home, on the stair master... It was just that addicting!"

"Absolutely fantastic book... couldn't put it down"

"a superb rendering of sustained storytelling that grips you from the off"

"I read the book in two days, couldn't wait to find out what happened next"

"Fantastic, gripping, page turning... Drew you in and kept you there until the very end"

"A fantastic debut! ... It gets you hooked from the very beginning, and yet it's never predictable, you're in for some surprises until the very last page"

"The Innocent Wife was gripping. I read with heart racing"

"I literally couldn't wait to steal five minutes with it during the day and loved my evenings completely immersed in the tension"

"I couldn't put this down... thriller fans, you're in for a treat"

"complex and fascinating... very clever and very well executed"

"original and utterly compelling ... I honestly feel bereft now that I've finished it and can't wait to spend 2018 talking about this fantastic novel"
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 153 x 234 x 27mm | 499g
  • CENTURY
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1780898436
  • 9781780898438
  • 161,464

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"Looking for a brand new author? Brit @amylloydwrites won the Daily Mail's first novel contest with The Innocent Wife. Woman marries a man on death row. Then things get scary. Ending a total shock. Superb psychological suspense." Lisa Gardner, author of Find Her and Right Behind You
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Review quote

"Looking for a brand new author? Brit @amylloydwrites won the Daily Mail's first novel contest with The Innocent Wife. Woman marries a man on death row. Then things get scary. Ending a total shock. Superb psychological suspense." -- Lisa Gardner, author of Find Her and Right Behind You "Gripping psychological suspense from a brilliant new voice in crime fiction, and one of 2018's must-reads!" * from the publisher's description * "This is an original, assured and compelling tale of obsession. Amy Lloyd is a startling new talent, destined to become a big name." -- Peter James "You can hear the ominous music from the first line onward - this is a fantastic thriller." -- Lee Child "I read The Innocent Wife in one sitting - a deliciously wry and dark exploration of fascinating subject matter that will keep you guessing until the last page. Amy Lloyd is a fresh and original new voice in thriller writing who deserves to go straight to the top." -- Sarah Pinborough, author of Behind Her Eyes
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About Amy Lloyd

Amy Lloyd studied English and Creative Writing at Cardiff Metropolitan University. Her writing combines her fascination with true crime and her passion for fiction. In 2016 she won the Daily Mail Bestseller Competition for her novel The Innocent Wife. Amy lives in Cardiff with her partner, who is also a published novelist.
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Rating details

4,737 ratings
3.45 out of 5 stars
5 15% (706)
4 35% (1,638)
3 35% (1,654)
2 13% (600)
1 3% (139)
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