My Husband’s Lover by Jess Ryder book tour | AD
After a few festive reads I was excited to get back into a thriller for a change of pace. My Husband’s Lover by Jess Ryder certainly provided that! Here’s what I thought.
A wife. A mistress. A week away with no escape…
As my girlfriends and I sip wine and share secrets in the flickering candlelight of our remote Scottish hideaway, we all agree we need this break. Every morning we will swim in icy cold lochs and hike to remote beaches and each night we will sip wine and share stories, cosy beside the log burner. It will be a break none of us will ever forget.
But behind my warm smile, there is ice in my heart. One of my friends is my husband’s lover, and it’s only a matter of time before I discover which one. She thinks she has me fooled, but she’s not the only one with secrets.
I don’t let my smile slip, but as I get closer to the truth, it becomes very clear that in these remote Scottish hills, far from help, someone is going to pay for their lies with their life…
WHAT I THOUGHT ABOUT MY HUSBANDS LOVER
This is an intense read and one that kept me hooked throughout. Recovering from her husband’s affair, Sophie starts a wild swimming club as a way to escape the pressure of rebuilding her marriage and forgiving him. So, when one of the women suggests a week away on a digital detox holiday in the middle of nowhere with plenty of loch swimming, Sophie leaps at the chance.
Things start to go wrong though when Sophie finds out that not only is the affair not over, but the woman is part of her swimming club. The problem is though she doesn’t know who. As Sophie’s paranoia influences reality, it’s clear things are not going to end well.
Well written and filled when tension as you know something is going to happen but you’re just not sure what, My Husbands Lover keeps you turning page after page.
I will admit that Sophie as a character gets rather annoying after a while, as she reacts to some things in such a strange way. However, I do like how flawed and damaged she is. It is clear that she is not a sweet and innocent victim in it all which gives the story more depth. A great winter read, this was great to curl up with on a cold night with a warm brew!
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Want to read more? Then why not check out some of the other blogs on this tour who are all sharing their opinions too.
DISCLOSURE – I was provided with an electronic version of this book so that I was able to take part in this book tour. As always though, all thoughts and opinions are my own.