Title: Three Secrets
Author: Clare Boyd
Publication Date: 2018
“A terrible secret killed your husband, but which one?”
One a night Robert kisses his wife Fran before heading out to the shop to pick up some more wine leaving her with his brother only to leap to his death from an overpass into the traffic below.
Two years later Fran is still struggling with the shock of Robert’s death and decides to leave the London flat they shared to be closer to his family. His family is eager to offer her help and she is looking forward for her daughter to have her cousins around for support. However, as Fran spends time with Robert’s family she soon begins to suspect that there was more to Robert’s death than meets the eye.
Boyd did a great job creating this twisted domestic thriller! It is full of family disfunction, secrets, lies, more secrets and lies, and twists and turns. We see the story from alternating points of view from both Fran and John, Robert’s brother, as well as alternating timelines, giving glimpses into the past. Through these glimpses into the past we are slowly able to unravel the truth behind Robert suicide.
Three Secrets is a fast-paced psychological thriller that will keep you turning the pages until the very end. If you love dark, twisty thrillers, then check this one out!
Thank you to Bookouture and NetGalley for this copy for and honest review.
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