The Replacement Wife

HarperAudio. Dec. 2021. 10:13 hrs. ISBN 9780063117839. $26.99. SUSPENSE
In Kane’s (Pretty Little Wife) latest novel, Elisa Wright has a loving husband, a precocious son, and a big house in the suburbs. Her problem is her brother-in-law, Josh. Elisa is convinced that Josh murdered his two wives, both of whom allegedly died in freak accidents. She is also sure that he murdered his most recent fiancée, who has mysteriously disappeared. Harris, Elisa’s husband, believes that Josh is innocent and that Elisa has become unbalanced after a recent horrible traumatic experience. Karissa Vacker does an excellent job narrating this work of domestic suspense, capturing the unique voice of each character. Listeners will experience Elisa’s fear and doubts through Vacker’s modulated tone and pacing.
VERDICT Patrons who like unraveling mysteries with multiple red herrings will enjoy this exciting audiobook.
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