Title: The Adulterer's Wife
Author: Leigh Russell
Star: 2 stars
The Adultery Wife is a book with great possibilities but falls completely flat. Leigh Russell has too many wasted characters that could have been more than a name on a page. The thriller part of the story is giving away near the beginning leaving readers feeling bored. Instead of psychological thrillers readers are giving a mess of characters, plot that falls short of its potential and bland characters.
Thank you to Netgalley and the Publisher Bloodhound Books for the advance copy of Leigh Russell The Adulterer's Wife.
Julie is devastated to learn that her husband, Paul, is having an affair. It seems her life can’t get any worse - until she comes home to find his dead body in their bed.
When the police establish he was murdered, Julie is the obvious suspect.
To protect her son from the terrible situation, Julie sends the teenage boy to his grandparents in Edinburgh while she fights to prove her innocence.
With all the evidence pointing to her, the only way she can escape conviction is by discovering the true identity of her husband’s killer.
But who really did murder Paul?
The truth is never straightforward
Expected publication: May 7th 2018 by Bloodhound Books
About The Author:
After many years teaching English in secondary school, internationally bestselling author Leigh Russell now writes crime fiction full time. Published in English and in translation in Europe, her Geraldine Steel and Ian Peterson titles have appeared on many bestseller lists, including #1 on kindle. Leigh's work has been nominated for several major awards, including the CWA New Blood Dagger and CWA Dagger in the Library, and her Geraldine Steel and Ian Peterson series are in development for television with Avalon Television Ltd.
Journey to Death is the first title in her Lucy Hall series published by Thomas and Mercer.