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The English Wife



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Author
Willig, Lauren
Descriptors
Family Relationships
Female Protagonists
Female Relationships
Gothic Romance
Homosexuality
Man-Woman Relationships
Marriage
Missing Persons
Murder
Mystery-Historical, American
Sagas-Family
Secrets
Wealth
Location/Setting:
London
New York (City)
Time Period:
1890s
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Summary
Scandal swirls in this blend of Gothic mystery and family saga, when a member of the upper-crust New York elite, Bay Van Duyvil, is found murdered in his lavish garden. His new wife Annabelle is missing and presumed dead. Was is a murder-suicide? Bay's sister Janie investigates with the help of a handsome newspaper reporter, getting to the bottom of the crime and unearthing many family secrets in the process.
Critique
Fans of historical fiction know that Willig is a master. She drops clues to the murder mystery bit by bit, constantly changing where the plot is leads. This book is perfect winter reading—a suspenseful novel with mystery and romance. It’s a delicious treat you’ll want to savor.
ISBN
9781250056276
  iBistro
# of Pages
376
Published
2018
Formats
Reviewer's Initials: CO


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