The Widower's Wife
Ana Bacon, a young housewife, tumbles off a cruise ship into the dark and deadly waters, but did she take her secrets with her?
Investigator Ryan Monahan is a numbers man. So when his company sends him the Bacon case, which could net a ten million dollar payout, Monahan doubts that her death is just a tragic accident. But the husband has a substantial alibi and a number of witnesses claim to have seen Ana fall. So the official ruling seems to be substantiated.
Still, the more Monahan uncovers about Ana’s life, the more he realizes how many people would kill to keep her secrets hidden. And the closer he gets to the truth, the greater the odds grow that he, too, will take a fatal fall.
USA TODAY BESTSELLER.
"[Done with] Holahan's uncanny skill in pacing her intertwined stories and doling out complications in both of them with a master's hand. The result is one of those rare thrillers that really will keep you reading all night, especially if you pack it to take on your next Caribbean cruise."-- Kirkus, STARRED Review. Named to Kirkus' Best Books of 2016.
"In this chilling cat-and-mouse tale…Holahan keeps the action going.” – Publishers Weekly
"Investigator Ryan Monahan is so intriguing that readers will be anxious to read about his further adventures."
-- Jeff Ayers, RT Book Reviews
"Ingenious and engrossing. THE WIDOWER’S WIFE is a twisting, GONE GIRL-esque thriller full of lies and secrets that kept me delightfully off balance right to the end. Cate Holahan is a star on the rise."
– Brad Parks, Shamus, Nero, and Lefty Award-winning author of THE FRAUD.
"Impressive, exceptional, original, The Widower's Wife is a compelling page-turner of a novel from beginning to end--and clearly established author Cate Holahan as an especially skilled novelist of the first order."
--Midwest Book Review