The Other Widow by Susan Crawford

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Everybody's luck runs out. This time it could be theirs...

It isn’t safe. That’s what Joe tells her when he ends their affair—moments before their car skids off an icy road in a blinding snowstorm and hits a tree. Desperate to keep her life intact—her job, her husband, and her precious daughter, Lily—Dorrie will do everything she can to protect herself, even if it means walking away from the wreckage.

Dorrie has always been a good actress, pretending to be someone else: the dutiful daughter, the satisfied wife, the woman who can handle anything. Now she’s going to put on the most challenging performance of her life. But details about the accident leave her feeling uneasy and afraid. Why didn’t Joe’s airbag work? Why was his car door open before the EMTs arrived? And now suddenly someone is calling her from her dead lover’s burner phone. . . .

As the fates of three women become more tightly entwined, layers of lies and deception begin to peel away, pushing them dangerously to the edge... closer to each other... to a terrifying truth... to a shocking end.

Here's what #HCCFirstLook readers thought!

"Although I suspected one part of the ending I did not figure THAT out. Nice twist! People are not always what they seem… If you’re in to mysteries that feel familiar then this book is perfect for you." - Shannon

 

"Joe's heart stopped beating and mine almost did too after reading this novel! Amazing." - Julia W.

 

"Crawford’s brain-twisting plot will keep readers on the edge of their seats, yearning for the next page right until the very startling end. I guarantee that you won’t put it down...!" - Emily P.

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