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The Wife’s Revenge by Deirdre Palmer


Genre:  Psychological Suspense

Tour Dates: 22nd October 2019

Publication Date: 22nd October 2019

Formats available: Mobi or Epub

Standalone Novel

Publisher - Crooked Cat Books, Darkstroke Imprint

Estimated Page Count - 250

Types of post available: Reviews (preferred) and basic promo / spotlight posts

One mistake is all it takes…

Fran Oliver made the biggest mistake of her life when she had an affair with Ben Grammaticus. Both families live in the Sussex village of Oakheart; their children are friends.  Fran handles the interaction between them as best she can, while she will never forgive herself for what she did. At least she’s managed to protect her kind, loving husband, Hector, and three beautiful daughters, from the unsavoury truth about her.

But that may be about to change.

Tessa’s marriage to Ben is sacrosanct, her life perfect.  She won’t sacrifice that for her husband’s indiscretions.  Besides, Ben needs her. She is his saviour, as he is hers.  That’s the way it’s always worked.

But if she won’t make Ben pay, then others must.

Armed with proof of the affair, Tessa issues Fran with an ultimatum – ‘Tell Hector, or I will’.  Fran’s carefully balanced life threatens to be destroyed as she desperately seeks an escape from an impossible situation. 

A cliff overlooks a disused chalk-pit. The locals call it High Heaven.  It’s a place of secrets. And it’s where Oakheart newcomer Maria Capelli died. When Fran discovers a link between herself and Maria, she feels compelled to know more.  As she begins to piece the story together, disturbing truths emerge that skew her version of what has gone before. 

Time is running out for Fran.  She’s running scared, every minute of every day.

But who does she need to be most afraid of?

Temporary Blurb, subject to change. 

About Deirdre Palmer

I live in Brighton with my husband and a tabby cat called Chester. After a career in public sector admin, most recently at the University of Brighton, it was time to stop dreaming about being a writer and actually do something about it!  Fast forward to the present, and now I’m both traditionally published and self-published, with five women’s fiction novels under my own name, and five ‘cosy’ reads, writing as Zara Thorne.  I’ve also published a book of short stories, most of which were previously published in The People’s Friend magazine. ‘The Wife’s Revenge’ is my first foray into the psychological suspense genre.

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