The Wife Stalker

Published by: Harper
Release Date: May 19, 2020
Genre: , , ,
Pages: 306
ISBN13: 978-0062967282


Breezing into the tony seaside paradise of Westport, Connecticut, gorgeous thirtysomething Piper Reynard sets down roots, opening a rehab and wellness space and joining a local yacht club. When she meets Leo Drakos, a handsome, successful lawyer, the wedding ring on his finger is the only thing she doesn’t like about him. Yet as Piper well knows, no marriage is permanent.

Meanwhile, Joanna has been waiting patiently for Leo, the charismatic man she fell in love with all those years ago, to re-emerge from the severe depression that has engulfed him. Though she’s thankful when Leo returns to his charming, energetic self, paying attention again to Evie and Stelli, the children they both love beyond measure, Joanna is shocked to discover that it’s not her loving support that’s sparked his renewed happiness—it’s something else.

Piper. Leo has fallen head over heels for the flaky, New Age-y newcomer, and unrepentant and resolute, he’s more than willing to leave her behind, along with everything they’ve built. Of course, he assures her, she can still see the children.

Joanna is devastated—and determined to find something, anything, to use against this woman who has stolen her life and her true love. As she digs deeper into Piper’s past, Joanna begins to unearth disturbing secrets . . . but when she confides to her therapist that she fears for the lives of her ex-husband and children, her concerns are dismissed as paranoia. Can she find the proof she needs in time to save them?

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"This psychological thriller told from multiple viewpoints had me gasping in surprise."
- Good Morning America

“THE WIFE STALKER is a twisty, engrossing house of mirrors, where around every hairpin turn there is another surprise, another layer to the story that you'll never see coming. Constantine delivers smart, propulsive, and tricky-in-all-the-best-ways psychological suspense that mesmerizes until the last page.”
- Lisa Unger, New York Times bestselling author of THE STRANGER INSIDE

“Compelling and surprising, THE WIFE STALKER is a fast-paced page-turner, full of unexpected twists and an ending I did not see coming. Impossible to put down!”
- Megan Miranda, New York Times bestselling author of ALL THE MISSING GIRLS and THE PERFECT STRANGER

“Tense and deliciously twisty, THE WIFE STALKER is a hall of mirrors in which Liv Constantine delivers sinister surprises with characteristic sleight of hand.”
- Gilly MacMillan, New York Times bestselling author of THE NANNY

"By their very nature, thrillers and novels of suspense typically have any number of twists. However, THE WIFE STALKER is teeming with them, and a big one that will leave you totally reeling. You may read this entire book thinking you know what’s going on. At least 99 percent won’t get it right. Once you’ve reached the aha moment, you’ll want to go back to the beginning to see the perspective in a whole new light. Liv Constantine really is that clever with this plot. "
- Bookreporter

"The Wife Stalker is skillfully constructed and fast-paced—a mischievously tense and engaging novel filled with plenty of twists and turns that keep readers spellbound and guessing until the very final page.”
- New York Journal of Books

"Sisters Valerie and Lynn Constantine (The Last Mrs. Parrish), who write together as Liv, return to familiar territory with a story about envy and manipulation set in Connecticut, involving people in seemingly perfect lives and women with mysterious pasts...the story's swift pace and twist in the final act should keep domestic thriller fans engaged.”
- Shelf Awareness

"If you’re looking for an entertaining binge-read, this book is for you. The sister authors do a masterful job telling the story from Joanna and Piper’s points of view. Readers will not see the twist coming, and the nuances of the writing will ultimately come together in not one, but two “what just happened?!?” moments.”
- Portland Book Review

"Wickedly entertaining. With THE WIFE STALKER, Liv Constantine proves once again to be a master of domestic malice."
- Riley Sager New York Times bestselling author of LOCK EVERY DOOR

“THE WIFE STALKER is a daring, dastardly story with complex characters and a sinister plot. A read-through-the-night thriller that mesmerizes to the final page. An absolute must for your 2020 list!”
- Samantha Downing, USA Today and Sunday Times bestselling author of MY LOVELY WIFE

“Liv Constantine has done it again. Suspenseful and mesmerizing, Constantine’s third novel is a breakneck thriller that keeps you riveted from the first page to that explosive, jaw-dropping twist. If you’re looking for an addictive, up-all-night read, The Wife Stalker is as good as it gets.”
- Jennifer Hillier, award-winning author of JAR OF HEARTS and LITTLE SECRETS

"Liv Constantine got me in the best possible way with The Wife Stalker, a wicked, whip-smart bag of tricks about a woman fighting to hold onto her family. Read this one in one long gulp, then read it again to see what you missed the first time through. I promise you won’t see it coming."
- Kimberely Belle, internationally bestselling author of DEAR WIFE

"WOWZA! Liv Constantine got me - and that's hard to do because I know their writing and also write in the same genre. Two women. One is pushed aside, losing the man and children she loves. Another slides right into her place, after leaving behind a trail of "failed" families with tragic endings. Hmmm - what is really going here? The question stays with you to very last chapters, and even after you finally get your answer, POW - more twists!"
- Wendy Walker, bestselling author of THE NIGHT BEFORE

"Liv Constantine has done it again. THE WIFE STALKER is a masterclass of domestic suspense that keeps you up all night, turning the page, desperate to find out what happens next. Can't recommend this book enough! Fun, thrilling, and an ending you simply won't see coming!"
- Matthew Farrell, bestselling author of WHAT HAVE YOU DONE

"The twist of the century. I picked up this book and devoured it in one sitting. I kept trying to figure out what would the surprise/twist would be, but nothing could prepare me for the ending. Brilliant, inevitable yet surprising. I keep thinking of how they pulled it off with such deft storytelling."
- K. J. Howe, International bestselling author of SKYJACK

"The Constantine sisters (The Last Mrs. Parrish) have done it again: crafted a psychological thriller that keeps readers squirming until the last harrowing page, as it alternates between the two voices. Readers will enjoy the twists, turns, and surprises as the story unfolds. "
- Mary Todd Chesnut, Northern Kentucky Univ. Lib., Highland Heights Library Journal

"Liv Constantine plants her flag squarely in land staked out by the likes of Lisa Gardner and Karin Slaughter with “The Wife Stalker”, a romantic thriller of rare depth and poise. “The Wife Stalker” keeps you reading, and guessing, from the first page to the last. A sumptuous and scintillating read that disguises its secrets with a master’s touch."
- The Providence Journal

"Strong storytelling draws in the reader — hook, line and sinker. . . . Each believable twist draws in the reader as Constantine keeps the suspense high. A clever twist pulls “The Wife Stalker” in a unique direction that readers will savor."
- South Florida Sun Sentinel

"Liv Constantine plants her flag squarely in land staked out by the likes of Lisa Gardner and Karin Slaughter with “The Wife Stalker”, a romantic thriller of rare depth and poise. “The Wife Stalker” keeps you reading, and guessing, from the first page to the last. A sumptuous and scintillating read that disguises its secrets with a master’s touch."
- CrimeReads ("10 Novels You Should Read This Month") "

"I was hooked and on the edge of my seat the whole time, and when everything was finally explained in the last chapters, I was so shocked! I knew something crazy was about to happen, but I did not expect the ending at all! I highly recommend it!"
- Girly Book Club "