The Subsequent Wife
by Priscilla Masters

She’s not the first. Will she live to be the last?

Jennifer Lomax is twenty-one, but she’s already taken some hard knocks in life. So when older, reserved and enigmatic widower Steven Taverner asks her to marry him, she’s desperate to believe she’s found true love. That her lifelong dream could finally become a reality.

But Jennifer also knows there’s something not right about Steven. What secrets is he hiding about his dead wife, Margaret, and why does he refuse to talk about her?

Jennifer decides to uncover the truth about Margaret. She soon wishes she hadn’t. Is she about to make a devastating mistake?


Fans of Jonathan Kellerman and Tess Gerritsen will appreciate this


The tension builds slowly but inexorably as the heroine uncovers shocking revelations

Kirkus Reviews

Gripping … Silence of the Lambs fans will want to check this out

Publishers Weekly on A Game of Minds

A page-turner that keeps you reading, with well-drawn characters who make it a pleasure

Kirkus Reviews on A Game of Minds

Masters has another successful, character-driven series ahead

Booklist on Dangerous Minds

A tense cat-and-mouse game ... A twist ending

Publishers Weekly on Dangerous Minds

Priscilla Masters

Priscilla Masters is the author of the successful ‘Martha Gunn’ series, as well as the ‘Joanna Piercy’ novels and a series of medical mysteries featuring Dr Claire Roget. She lives near the Shropshire/Staffordshire border.

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The Subsequent Wife by Priscilla Masters is available in the following formats

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