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New Wife

JP Delaney

'I loved it . . . Unputdownable' MICK HERRON
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Like Daphne du Maurier he sustains the ambiguity deftly and deliciously' SUNDAY TIMES
'Mysterious, suspenseful and suffused with paranoia' ALEX MICHAELIDES
'Fast-paced and exhilarating, you'll be hooked' HEAT

When Finn Hensen gets a call from his sister Jess to say their father has died, neither is heartbroken. Their parents divorced many years ago, after which their father, Jimmy, continued to live a bohemian lifestyle in sun-soaked Mallorca.

Ownership of his beautiful but dilapidated farmhouse in the mountains now passes to Finn and his sister. The only problem is that Jimmy recently remarried and his new wife, Ruensa, is still living there.

The pair agree that Finn should go to Mallorca and tactfully take possession of their inheritance. When he arrives, however, Finn is surprised to find that Finca Siquia has been completely transformed into a chic Mediterranean bolthole by Ruensa and her twenty-seven-year-old daughter, Roze. The Spanish police, meanwhile, are asking awkward questions about Jimmy's death . . .

Are Ruensa and Roze the helpless victims of circumstance? Or will they stop at nothing to get Finca Siquia for themselves?

READERS LOVE JP DELANEY

'Completely original and gripping' 5* reader review

'Dark and unputdownable' 5* reader review

'Had me on the edge of my seat at all times!' 5* reader review

'Kept me guessing right til the end' 5* reader review

'Thrilling and absorbing' 5* reader review

  • Classification : THRILLER, CRIME & MYSTERY
  • Pub Date : JAN 18, 2024
  • Imprint : Quercus
  • Page Extent : 352
  • Binding : PB
  • ISBN : 9781529430417
  • Price : INR 799
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JP Delaney

JP Delaney's first psychological thriller, The Girl Before, was an instant Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller and went on to sell over a million copies worldwide. His subsequent books Believe Me, The Perfect Wife, and Playing Nice were also top ten bestsellers, while Playing Nice was a Richard and Judy Book Club selection. Recently, JP Delaney has been heavily involved in the television adaptation of The Girl Before, as lead writer and co-executive producer. www.jpdelaney.co.uk

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