The Wife Upstairs
by Rachel Hawkins
Praise For This Book:
"With an even darker twist, this novel delivers a one-of-a-kind take on a well-known gothic tale. In addition to the suspenseful story line, the distorted love triangle and the impassivity of the Thornfield residents will have readers feeling simultaneously discombobulated and fulfilled."--Library Journal (starred review)

"The Wife Upstairs is a thrill ride [and] the pace is hurtling...I felt implicated, dubious, off-kilter as I navigated this elaborate masque of a story." --Southern Review of Books

"This compelling retelling of Jane Eyre deftly serves up a delicious mystery with a side of biting social commentary." --Shelf Awareness

"When I say I couldn't put down The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins, I mean that I read it on my lunch break, while working out, instead of sleeping. It is seriously that good."--PopSugar

"An inspired riff on the gothic classic." --Goodreads

"...this suspenseful domestic thriller will keep readers turning pages." --Publishers Weekly

"Hawkins twists together the suspense and storytelling of Jane Eyre with the atmosphere, tension, and odd characters of a Southern-gothic into a tale of a young woman trying to escape her past...an altogether sinister novel that will make readers of Jennifer McMahon, Ruth Ware, and Donna Tartt shudder." --Booklist

"A feisty Southern charmer that's twisty enough to make dinners late in kitchens everywhere...a modern, rip-roaring thriller best enjoyed on a sandy beach with a tall, salty-rimmed beverage nearby." --Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"Expect the forbidden romance you loved in the original tale with all the modern, shiny trimmings." --MarieClaire.com

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