The Third Wife

The Third Wife

Book - 2015
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"In the early hours of a summer morning, a young woman steps into the path of an oncoming bus. A tragic accident? Or suicide? At the center of this puzzle is Adrian Wolfe, a successful architect and grief-stricken widower, who, a year after his third wife's death, begins to investigate the cause. As Adrian looks back on their brief but seemingly happy marriage, disturbing secrets begin to surface"
Publisher: New York :, Atria Books,, 2015
Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781476792187
Branch Call Number: Fiction
Characteristics: 328 pages ; 24 cm


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Oct 16, 2018

A sad commentary on what bullying can accomplish. Worse yet, is where it's from and that often there's little consequences.

Aug 18, 2018

The novel "The Third Wife" By: Lisa Jewell is quite mysterious and addictive. Adrian Wolfe discovers that his third wife died from a bus collision. Now the conundrum here is that was it an accident, murder, or suicide? Adrian grieves for a year until realizing that some aspects of his wife's death do not add up. This book kept me at the edge of my seat pondering about what turn of events could occur. I would give this book a 4/5. The intrigue and the perplexing circumstances that were given makes you want to read the book non-stop, though some areas in the book are in need of more description. @flarrow_s of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Apr 15, 2018

Lisa Jewell is one of my new favorite authors. I loved this novel. It's definitely not "edge of your seat suspenseful" but I liked how the characters were intertwined into a complex story. Just when I thought I had it figured out I was proven wrong. I find her writing captivating and The Third Wife was one of my favorite Jewell novels so far.

Sep 01, 2017

I loved this book!
Totally refreshing! Very reminiscent of Liane Moriarty, one of my favourite authors.

Nov 17, 2015

If you like Liane Moriarty's Bit Little Lies or The Husband's Secret, try this story of an oft-married man who prides himself on how well his blended family blends, until his third wife dies by an accident that may not have been an accident.

May 16, 2015

Imagine if Elin Hilderbrand tried to inject a thriller into her stories? You might end up with THE THIRD WIFE. Enjoyable, though not very mysterious, look at family dynamics and the sudden death of a member of the complex but cozy family, Maya, the third wife.


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Aug 04, 2015

". . . I'm just going to keep going through the motions until I go completely numb."


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