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The After Wife

By: Melanie Summers
Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
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After losing her husband, writer Abigail Carson has all but given up on life. Having spent the last year cocooned in her Manhattan apartment, Abigail is suddenly forced to find a new home where she can stretch her dwindling savings. Intent on isolation, she moves to a tiny village in Nova Scotia where she'll have no one to interrupt her solitude.

Little does Abigail realize that small-town life offers far less privacy than the big city. With neighbors knocking on the door bearing homemade treats and invitations, Abby soon finds herself immersed in the lives of the people of South Haven. She forms an unlikely friendship with Liam Wright, the handyman renovating her dilapidated cottage, and his daughter, seven-year-old Olive.

As the dark cloud engulfing Abigail lifts, she starts to think she may have found love again. But just as Abigail is ready to leap, she discovers Liam carries with him a shocking secret that will ultimately cause everything to unravel. Abigail must decide if she will turn away from his pain or open her heart in the most hopeless of circumstances.

Contains mature themes.

©2020 Gretz Corp. (P)2020 Tantor

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I liked the book except the narrator tended to get really dramatic and loud in spots.

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Loved it. Great story and couldn't put it down. The Audible performance was terrific. Just wish it had more of a happy ending.

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heartbreaking happy and real

Sad.....but good. to sum it all up.....real life. I was expecting a different ending but..... again.... just "real"

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just lovely

Absolutely loved all the characters in this book. A real emotional roller coaster. loved it.