His Perfect Wife: This is no ordinary psychological thriller

Author:   Natasha Bell
Publisher:   Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN:  

9780718187057


Pages:   400
Publication Date:   21 March 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Alexandra Southwood is missing. Her husband, Marc, is beside himself. It isn't long before the police are searching for a body. But Alexandra is alive - trapped, far away from her family. Desperate, Marc will stop at nothing to find her. He just doesn't realise what he might discover along the way . . .

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Author:   Natasha Bell
Publisher:   Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint:   Penguin Books Ltd
Dimensions:   Width: 12.90cm , Height: 2.40cm , Length: 19.80cm
Weight:   0.277kg
ISBN:  

9780718187057


ISBN 10:   0718187059
Pages:   400
Publication Date:   21 March 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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2018's most gripping psychological thriller * Stylist * Cunning . . . will have your brain working in overdrive as you try to second guess Natasha Bell's ingenious plot and as you reflect on her thought-provoking observations on art, love and family life * S Magazine * Sterling work . . . an astutely written, complex debut . . . even seasoned genre aficionados will be surprised . . . an assured outing * The Guardian * An intelligent, taut thriller which was beautifully written and compelling. I loved how the author played with the whole theme of life imitating art. Full of twists and turns I couldn't put it down. I thought the ending was perfect! -- Claire Douglas, Sunday Times bestselling author of Last Seen Alive I adored Exhibit Alexandra. I thought it was a smart, original page turner which really brought something different to the thriller genre. It kept me up half the night! -- Gillian McAllister, Sunday Times bestselling author of Everything But The Truth Beautifully insidious, a novel that outwits expectation at every turn -- Francis Spufford, Costa Prize winning author of Golden Hill A smart, confident thriller, Exhibit Alexandra asks searching questions about motherhood and identity, and keeps you guessing to the very last page. Natasha Bell writes thought-provokingly about home, love, belonging - and what else a woman might want from life -- Beth Underdown, author of The Witchfinder's Sister This smart, mirror maze of a thriller bristles with sharp edges, twisting familiar Gone Girl themes into Bell's own intense creation * Kirkus * I had such a range of emotions from curiosity mingled with dread and horror as I realised what was happening. An incredibly accomplished debut. -- Jenny Blackhurst, bestselling author of How I Lost You A taut and spellbinding look at creative darkness and the price we pay when art bleeds into real life. I couldn't put this book down! -- Amy Engel, author of The Roanoke Girls Although her account indicates that she is being held captive, this may be just another faked element in a text fascinatingly permeated by ambiguity . . . the entire novel could be an art project * The Sunday Times * Beautifully insidious, a novel that outwits expectation at every turn -- Francis Spufford * Costa prize-winning author of Golden Hill *


2018's most gripping psychological thriller * Stylist * Cunning . . . will have your brain working in overdrive as you try to second guess Natasha Bell's ingenious plot and as you reflect on her thought-provoking observations on art, love and family life * S Magazine * Gripping, intriguing and incredibly satisfying, this book confounds your expectations and keeps you guessing to the end * WI Life * Sterling work . . . an astutely written, complex debut . . . even seasoned genre aficionados will be surprised . . . an assured outing * The Guardian * An intelligent, taut thriller which was beautifully written and compelling. I loved how the author played with the whole theme of life imitating art. Full of twists and turns I couldn't put it down. I thought the ending was perfect! -- Claire Douglas, Sunday Times bestselling author of Last Seen Alive I adored Exhibit Alexandra. I thought it was a smart, original page turner which really brought something different to the thriller genre. It kept me up half the night! -- Gillian McAllister, Sunday Times bestselling author of Everything But The Truth Beautifully insidious, a novel that outwits expectation at every turn -- Francis Spufford, Costa Prize winning author of Golden Hill A smart, confident thriller, Exhibit Alexandra asks searching questions about motherhood and identity, and keeps you guessing to the very last page. Natasha Bell writes thought-provokingly about home, love, belonging - and what else a woman might want from life -- Beth Underdown, author of The Witchfinder's Sister This smart, mirror maze of a thriller bristles with sharp edges, twisting familiar Gone Girl themes into Bell's own intense creation * Kirkus * I had such a range of emotions from curiosity mingled with dread and horror as I realised what was happening. An incredibly accomplished debut. -- Jenny Blackhurst, bestselling author of How I Lost You A taut and spellbinding look at creative darkness and the price we pay when art bleeds into real life. I couldn't put this book down! -- Amy Engel, author of The Roanoke Girls Although her account indicates that she is being held captive, this may be just another faked element in a text fascinatingly permeated by ambiguity . . . the entire novel could be an art project * The Sunday Times * Beautifully insidious, a novel that outwits expectation at every turn -- Francis Spufford * Costa prize-winning author of Golden Hill *


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Natasha Bell grew up in Somerset and studied English Literature and Theatre at the University of York and Mount Holyoke College, before moving to Chicago to take an MA in the Humanities. Over-educated and entirely unemployable, she spent her twenties in York writing TV listings and working as a barista and a projectionist. She recently completed an MA in Creative and Life Writing at Goldsmiths and now writes full-time from her home in south-east London.

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