The Widower's Wife

by Cate Holahan

Quick take

The book reads like a dance, circling closer and closer to one specific, life-changing moment in time

Why I love it

Why did Ana Bacon disappear? Be prepared to obsess as this question keeps you awake at night. A thrilling investigation into why and how a seemingly happy young wife and mother vanished off of a cruise ship one dark night, the story is told from both the victim’s perspective leading up to her disappearance, and from the investigator’s perspective as he attempts to discover just what happened to h...

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  • Danielle D.

    Ithaca, NY

    "Loved, loved, loved this book! Couldn't put it down and couldn't stop trying to guess the ending; yet I was still surprised when I got there."

  • Cathy E.

    Bloomingdale, MI

    "Loved it. I could see a few ways this story could have unfolded and I was satisfied and thrilled throughout the story. So glad I added this book on. "

  • Nicole D.

    Maplewopd, NJ

    "I loved this book; what a fast read could not put it down; knew that the husband was involved and knew that the wife was still alive in disguise as the cleaner next door before it was revealed. "

  • Michelle S.

    Shakopee, MN

    "I loved this book! Interesting twists & turns along the way!"

  • Taylor R.

    Toms River, NJ

    "Great book full of twists and turns that kept me from putting it down."

  • patricia a.

    North Kingstown, RI

    "I love this book! At first I thought I had figured out the ending, but was thrown off guard about 3/4 of the way though. "

  • Jean V.

    Simi Valley, CA

    "Great summer read......."

  • Jennifer K.

    Tulsa , OK

    "It kept you guessing it definitely is worth reading "

  • Maretta K.

    Arlington, VA

    "Really liked this book. Thought I had It figured out and there was a new twist in every chapter. "

  • Taylor P.

    hebron, MD

    "Loved it. Must read. Enough said "

  • Marcela C.

    Fountain Valley, CA

    "Enjoyed seeing how this story unfolded. There were a few twists that kept me from putting the book down."