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Publisher's Summary

Set against the backdrop of an eerie island town in the dead of winter, The Wife and the Widow is a mystery-thriller told from two perspectives: Kate, a widow whose grief is compounded by what she learns about her dead husband’s secret life; and Abby, an island local whose world is turned upside down when she’s forced to confront the evidence that her husband is a murderer. 

But nothing on this island is quite as it seems, and only when these women come together can they discover the whole story about the men in their lives.  

Brilliant and beguiling, The Wife and the Widow is a gripping tale of deception and sacrifice from Australia’s most exciting new crime writer.

©2019 Christian White (P)2019 W. F. Howes Ltd

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Wow

I’m English living in Australia, I find many Australian authors overdo ‘Aussieness’. Christian just tells a good story, well presented by Caz, that is all that’s needed to grow Australian culture.

I loved it.

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couldn't stop listening

Great performance by the Narrator! I loved the story, once I realised what was happening, I was saying aloud "oh, omg, wow, wow!" I love mysteries/thrillers and could not pick the storyline of this one.

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The wife and the widow

I enjoyed this book, didn’t really figure out where it was going until the twist, started out mediocre and got real interesting.

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Brilliant, just brilliant a worthwhile read

This is the first book I have read from Christian White, and I must say it won’t be the last. It got me in from the very first chapter. I couldn’t put it down!
As a true crime fanatic this book really appealed to me, however I was not prepared for the twists and turns. Like WOW! But I do not want to ruin it for other listeners so I’ll say no more about that.
I love the way Christians wrote this book, his description of the scenery and the people involved made you feel like you were there with them. The narration is also excellent by Caz Prescott.
I highly recommend.

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Brilliant read

The twists and turn in this book made me feel giddy. This is the first book in a long time that made me go ‘WHAAAAAT🥴🤔????’ Brilliant read. 🌟Highly recommend. 🌟Great story, really unexpected twists and an excellent wind up. LOVED it. Thank you Christian for this read and please keep them coming.

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Great read!

Absolutely loved this! Couldn't put it down! Had it finished in a day! Highly recommended!

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  • Roo B
  • 05-12-21

Well worth a read

Wasn’t sure about this as I find Australian accents a bit irritating but so glad I decided to give it a go!! A story that you gradually ‘get’ as it rolls along. Certainly original, with a real twist…. Enjoy!

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  • Mel
  • 10-04-19

Twists Galore

Superb
So cleverly written.
Loved it from the beginning to the end!
I listened to this all in one day as I couldn’t wait to hear what happened next.

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  • 01-16-20

twists and turns!

Listened to it in record time...couldn't put it down. A great book and narrated really well

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  • 11-26-19

hard to follow

The story was all over the place, switching at times when didn't seem appropriate. I got lost more than once. The name of father and son too similar so was trying to work out who was killing who all the time.

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  • 01-01-20

Excellent book and narration

Great book and hope your third book is not too far away.
Yes you always listen to your wife

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  • 01-24-20

widow and the wife

too ordinarily didnt catch my interest. nothing like The WIDOW.
could not finish the book

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  • Rowena
  • 01-02-20

Such a great twist!

I struggled a lot at the start. It seemed to be going nowhere and too drawn out but when you realised the twist was happening, it all made sense and brilliantly written. I really enjoyed this book!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 01-02-20

Amazing

I really enjoyed this book. it was easy to listen to and you didn't want it to end. very well written with the exciting twist at the end. the narrator did a great job.

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  • Jan Richardson
  • 12-27-19

Easy Reading

loved this book .. good twisting plots
The Narrator was excellent so easy to listen to grat story line ...

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  • Jeanette A.
  • 12-12-19

Superb

Loved it, Enjoyable Read, This is an excellent story, superb Murder Mystery. Could be a true story and Not fiction

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  • Alison Perret
  • 06-26-20

Sorry Christian

I really didn’t like the writing it read like a screenplay for a B movie

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