The First Wife

Author(s): Erica Spindler
Original Publish Date: Feb 10, 2015
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (11.03 hours)
Product Number: Z100125403
Released: Jun 02, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781427243782
Narrator/s: Tavia Gilbert
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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As a child, Bailey Browne dreamed of a knight in shining armor swooping in to rescue her and her mother. As she grows older, those dreams transform, becoming ones of a mysterious stranger who will sweep her off her feet and whisk her away from her ordinary existence. Then, suddenly, there he is. Despite the ten year difference in their ages, her working class upbringing and his of privilege, Logan Abbott and Bailey fall deeply in love. Marriage quickly follows. But when Logan brings her home to his horse farm in Louisiana, a magnificent estate on ninety wooded acres, her dreams of happily-ever-after begin to unravel. A tragic family history she knew nothing about surfaces, plus whisperings about the disappearance of his first wife, True, and rumors about the women from the area who have gone missing-and when another woman disappears, all signs point to her husband's involvement. At first Bailey ignores the whispers, even as circumstantial evidence against Logan mounts. But finally, Bailey must make a choice: believe what everyone says-or bet her life on the man she loves, but is realizing she hardly knows. From the author of Justice for Sara, Erica Spindler's The First Wife is a thrilling new novel that will have you gasping on every page.

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Author(s): Erica Spindler
Product Number EB00529118
Released: Feb 10, 2015
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781250012555

Professional reviews

"Narrator Tavia Gilbert jumps into this novel with both feet, carrying listeners to the end. Romantic suspense prevails as the author creates a whodunnit with a raft of suspects and a red herring or two. Working-class Bailey Browne is swept off her feet by Logan Abbott, a widower who is 10 years older than she and from a very different background. After they marry, he brings her home to his Louisiana horse farm, where she discovers she hardly knows him at all. Gilbert creates distinctive female and male voices. Especially notable is her ability to instill characters' voices with strong emotion and complete vulnerability in the same paragraph. As her tone of authenticity lends credibility to the plot, the story becomes a delight for listeners. E.E.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2015, Portland, Maine"

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