Secret Agent Minister and Deadly Texas Rose rIned goingObviously I won teveal what this secret is but I "will say that it certainly lives up to the hype You may "say that it certainly lives up to the hype You may figure it Out For Yourself Somewhat Uickly But That for yourself somewhat uickly But that not where the mystery dies In fact it s precisely where this haunting story fully begins and there are lingering secrets hidden everywhereThis story takes it s time which is not to say it drags or ever gets boring far from it The first 20% is fairly slow but then it grows addictive Cecelia Tess and Rachel are women of different ages suffering distinctly different circumstances When they all end up living in the same town they begin to build unlikely bonds and start to learn of the heartbreaking ways that connect them Sometimes when I truly love a book it s difficult for me to explain why But in this case I can confidently pinpoint the Why Not Tonight (Happily Inc., reasons I ll start with the plot which was thickly layered with mystery and originality Each chapter pulled me in a new direction and finished with a suspenseful edge that had meacing for the next one The themes Debilitating grief The secrets we keep the lies we tell ourselves and the guilt that follows The writing I m in love Gripping polished and so so witty This author not only knows how to breathe life into her characters but she masters the art of sarcasm and irony It was all thinly veiled nothing excessive and it worked wonderfully When a character appeared shallow it was clearly intentionalalmost as though the author and Her First Mother (Conveniently Wed, reader were in on some joke at the character s expense The storyline is melancholy at heart somber and unsettling yet one can still draw inspiration from the subtle moments of strength The sometimes silly thoughts that spun through the characters minds help to lighten the tone a bit And finally that epilogue Wow d me YET again A final sweep of the theug from under my feet As Welcome Home, Cowboy (Wed In The West, readers we become privy to secrets which the author does noteveal to her characters It was a uniue approach and a highly emotional experience I wanted to un and tell the characters what I d learned and even though it left me pretty damn frustrated I thought that particular element was geniusIf you
browse eviews and atings for this book you ll see that not everyone reviews and atings for this book you ll see that not everyone as smitten with this one I wouldn t Between the Land and the Sea (Marinas Tales, recommend this to alleaders but for those of you who love a well written gripping mystery that bravely showcases the ugly and painful sides of life while offering a healthy dose of dry humor DON T pass this one up Book Stats GenreCategory MysterySuspenseRomance Romance Twistedbroken Not the driving force of story Characters Very well fleshed out Extremely troubled Plot Three women with separate struggles come to find their all somehow connected Writing Brilliant uick witty espectfully humorous POV 3rd Person Perspective Alternates between heroines Cliffhanger None Standalone Some secrets are meant to stay secret forever Just ask Pandora The Husband s Secret is a decent book but I honestly. T for her Rachel and Tess barely know Cecilia or each other but they too are about to feel the earth shattering epercussions of her husband’s secretAcclaimed author Liane Moriarty has written a gripping thought provoking novel about how well it is eally possible to know our spouses and ultimately ourselvesPhysical Description 12 audio discs approximately 14 hrs. ,
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Hotshot P.I. re not going to forgive her or your husband within a week You just don t allow people like that toemain in your life So what if she was your one only friend You go find better friends So what if your kid is going to be sad if you get a divorce You don t sacrifice your self Mean Girls respect so that your kid can grow up in a home with married parents I mean seriouslyif your husband thinks it s a fantastic idea for him to move his new love into your home so you can be one big happy familyyouun for the hills or suggest that he move to a compound where it s acceptable to have multiple wives Sure it starts with him just moving her innext thing you knowyou have the hair style fashion sense of Nikki from Big Love You don t forgive him a week later when he claims that he made a mistake Moonlight and Mistletoe (Harlequin Historical, really loves younot your best friendcousin If heeally loved you he never would ve suggested that you move into the guest bedroom while your best friendcousin takes your place in the master bedroom Normal people don t suggest that you let the other woman move in play house with you Basicallyit s a story full of selfish people making selfish decisions while pretending to care about the people they hurt while making selfish decisions The only decision I agreed with that these characters made was to eat hot cross buns for breakfastand only because they were drenched in butterand damnI love butter 5 Stars A new favoriteCan I say I effing love this author after having Duty to Protect read only two of her books Because that s exactly what s going onight nowI ve been on a huge MysteryPsychological Thriller kick lately and I ve ealized with many books of this genre some or all of the characters are very easy to hate Which is fineAnd so I was eady for that I put my little crazy book wall up and was prepared to just observe this story without eally letting the characters in But they crept in anyway In fact I was completely bombarded This story is told in a third person perspective that alternates focus between the lives of three women whose paths will eventually and uite literally collide I found myself growing protective over these heroines which initially I wasn t expecting Yes they were severely damaged and at times completely unhinged and I loved them for it Because they felt so honest and just so eal I began to find myself empathizing with their weaknesses I felt their pain and I wanted to unravel their secrets and I tore through this captivating book in a single day You may believe this story is based solely upon figuring out the infamous Husband s Secret It s not Yes "for a small percentage of the book we are made to wonder But the secret is "a small percentage of the book we are made to wonder But the secret is ather early on and we are left to witness its aftermath the uiet chaos that gradually spins itself out of control until the plot is taking you places you couldn t have imag. S of others as well Imagine then that you stumble across that letter while your husband is still very much alive Cecilia Fitzpatrick has achieved it all she’s an incredibly successful businesswoman a pillar of her small community and a devoted wife and mother Her life is as orderly and spotless as her home But that letter is about to change everything and not jus. .