The Guilty Wife - Elle Croft

The Guilty Wife

By Elle Croft

  • Release Date: 2017-12-01
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
Score: 4
From 37 Ratings



'A gripping tale of betrayal, deceit, and duplicity. Fabulous.' Jenny Blackhurst, author of How I Lost You

'Relentless and intense...I loved the final twist.' K.L. Slater, author of The Mistake and Blink

'Kept me reading through the night.' Jane Corry, author of My Husband's Wife and Blood Sisters


I'm guilty of many things.

Bethany Reston is happily married. But she's also having an affair with a famous client.

And no one can ever know.

But I'm innocent of murder.

When Bethany's lover is brutally murdered, she has to hide her grief from everyone.

But someone knows her secret. And then one day the threats begin.

With an ever-growing pile of evidence pointing to her as the murderer, the only way she can protect her secrets is to prove her innocence. And that means tracking down a killer.

An unbelievably gripping game of cat and mouse - with a twist you'll never see coming. Fans of The Child by Fiona Barton, Close to Home by Cara Hunter, Come a Little Closer by Rachel Abbott and I Am Watching You by Tessa Driscoll will love The Guilty Wife.


Why authors are loving thrilling psychological suspense novel The Guilty Wife

'I couldn't put this down.Pacy and gripping.' Cass Green, bestselling author of The Woman Next Door and In a Cottage, In a Wood

'A gripping psychological thriller. I had to keep turning the pages - I just couldn't put it down. And the ending! You just have to read it. ' Patricia Gibney, bestselling author of The Missing Ones, The Stolen Girls and The Lost Child

'The Guilty Wife will make you question those closest to you, with an ending that pulls the rug from under your feet. A brilliant debut.' Phoebe Morgan, author of The Doll House

'Twisty and fast-moving, The Guilty Wife kept me guessing until the very end! A great read.' Isabel Ashdown, author of Little Sister and Beautiful Liars

'I read The Guilty Wife in an intense two day sitting. Brilliant.' Niki Mackay, author of I,Witness.


Why readers are loving thrilling psychological suspense novel The Guilty Wife

'Wow! What a book! I couldn't wait to turn the pages and see what else had been thrown into the mix to keep me guessing....which I did until the very end.' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars

'Fantastic book. Great pace, I was hooked from the first page and almost read in one sitting.' Goodreads Reviewer,5 stars

'Totally could not put this down without a real fight. Great writing, great plot and a great read.' Lovereading reviewer

'Fast paced, gritty debut novel with a real twist, brilliant storytelling and surprises along the way.' Lovereading reviewer

'This is one of the best books I have read for a long time - a story line that is gripping; leaves you wondering if you can trust anyone! As good, if not better than Girl on a Train.' Amazon Reviewer, 5 stars.

'Loved the twists and turns, kept me guessing right to the end, a real page turner, try it it's good!' Amazon Reviewer, 5 stars


  • The Guilty Wife

    By last timeer
    What trash
  • Anti climactic! Disappointing ending!

    By lifecoach 4 u
    This is the first time I have written less than 5 star review. In spite of the author’s effort to enhance the tension with a sense of suspicion of each character who might have been the murderer, the reader is totally let down. The ending is the most disappointing ending of any book I’ve read in the last 50 years. So sorry to have to write my first negative review.
  • A good who-done-it

    By Luceagain
    Fun read...I liked the plot twists...but, the real killer was kept out of so completely that there were no clues that she could have done, disappointing in that respect. Still a good read!
  • Terrible Ending

    By Dash-a-maniac
    This book was great full of suspense until the end, didn’t seem very thought out. Disappointed
  • Worth a read!

    By amycubs7
    Tight writing, and a totally unexpected ending. The tension never lets up!
  • There has to be a part 2

    By MiiLz411
    Such an amazing book had me on my toes !!!!!!!!!
  • GOOD READ!!!

    By Kelly Birdsell
    This book was great !!! I couldn’t put it down, read the whole thing in a day and half. Highly recommend, although the ending got me. Could be a part 2, Id buy it !!!! GOOD READ for sure !!!!