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  • The Stepmother

  • An Emotional and Suspenseful Novel Packed with Family Secrets
  • By: Ros Carne
  • Narrated by: Gabrielle Glaister
  • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins

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The Stepmother

By: Ros Carne
Narrated by: Gabrielle Glaister
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One guilty secret will tear her life apart...

After a series of heart-breaking miscarriages, Kate's marriage is hanging by a thread. When her husband Michael tells her he has shocking news, at first, she thinks the worst - he's been having an affair. It would explain why he's been so distant. Instead, he reveals that the daughter he abandoned twenty years ago is coming to stay.

Kate is blindsided by the sudden arrival of Imogen mere hours later. Her new stepdaughter is beautiful but troubled and seems wary of her own father. All the same, Kate is pleased to find herself connecting with Imogen, until one day, Imogen reveals a disturbing secret to her stepmother, making her swear never to tell a soul.

With Kate already keeping secrets of her own, she worries her marriage will crumble under the weight of another. But perhaps it's not Imogen's intrusion Kate should be worried about. Perhaps it's Michael's past she should have been looking at all along...

A completely addictive domestic suspense novel that will keep you guessing into the early hours of the morning. Perfect for fans of The Stepdaughter, Amanda Robson and Adele Parks.

©2021 Ros Carne (P)2021 Ros Carne

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This elegantly written suspense novel quickly drew me in and transported me into the lives of Kate and Michael and their dysfunctional marriage... Compels the reader to keep turning the pages... A very satisfying and well-written novel.
-- M. M. DeLuca

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  • cindy
  • 09-06-22

Don’t waste a credit

I kept waiting for this book to get better. It never did. I hate writing bad reviews but there was no redeeming factors in this book. I did not care for the characters, there was no great mystery or psychological twist, and spoiler alert, even the animals have a bad end. No thank you!