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The Husband's Secret Audiobook

The Husband's Secret

Imagine that your husband wrote you a letter, to be opened after his death. Imagine, too, that the letter contains his deepest, darkest secret - something with the potential to destroy not just the life you built together, but the lives of others as well. Imagine, then, that you stumble across that letter while your husband is still very much alive....
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Publisher's Summary

"My darling Cecilia, if you’re reading this, then I’ve died...."

Imagine that your husband wrote you a letter, to be opened after his death. Imagine, too, that the letter contains his deepest, darkest secret - something with the potential to destroy not just the life you built together, but the lives of others as well. Imagine, then, that you stumble across that letter while your husband is still very much alive....

Cecilia Fitzpatrick has achieved it all - she's an incredibly successful businesswoman, a pillar of her small community, and a devoted wife and mother. Her life is as orderly and spotless as her home. But that letter is about to change everything, and not just for her: Rachel and Tess barely know Cecilia - or each other - but they too are about to feel the earth-shattering repercussions of her husband’s secret.

Acclaimed author Liane Moriarty has written a gripping, thought-provoking novel about how well it is really possible to know our spouses - and, ultimately, ourselves.

©2013 Liane Moriarty (P)2013 Penguin Audio

What the Critics Say

"In The Husband's Secret,, Liane Moriarty has created a contemporary Pandora whose dilemma is spellbinding. Shocking, complex and thought-provoking, this is a story reading groups will devour. A knockout!" (Emily Giffin, New York Times best-selling author)

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    RO 10-14-15
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    "loved it! I laughed and cried and pondered."

    I loved the story, and I loved the performance. I walked around all day with earbuds in my ears because I had to find out how it all came together in the end

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    Julia 10-09-15
    Julia 10-09-15
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    "Pretty Slow"
    Would you try another book from Liane Moriarty and/or Caroline Lee?

    Possibly.


    What was most disappointing about Liane Moriarty’s story?

    The speed of the story. It was very slow and I almost stopped listening until about Chapter 15. I finally got into it a little bit, but was just ready for it to be done. I wouldn't recommend it.


    Would you be willing to try another one of Caroline Lee’s performances?

    Yes.


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    Mary 10-09-15
    Mary 10-09-15 Member Since 2015
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    "could not put down"

    awesome book. wife finds an envelope. that says to be only opened agree death. story revolves around lives of 3 women.

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    Lorena NORTH PLAINFIELD, NEW JERSEY, United States 10-07-15
    Lorena NORTH PLAINFIELD, NEW JERSEY, United States 10-07-15 Member Since 2014
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    "pretty good"

    It was a pretty good solid story and I recommended it to friends as a light easy listen/read. It's not exactly the most compelling story, but it was enjoyable... little bit of suspense, some romance, and I felt like I could associate with the characters. If this book did anything really well, it was the characters. They really made the story come alive.

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    Brooke 10-06-15
    Brooke 10-06-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Decent, not great"

    I loved "Big, Little Lies", so I had high hopes for this one. But, I just didn't love it. I really don't understand the connection that the Tess/Will storyline had to do with the rest of the story. I was hoping there would be more of a connection, instead of the kids going to school together and the Connor thing. If Connor has been injured at the park, when Tess was supposed to meet him, that would have tied it together more. It just seems fragmented. I didn't really connect with any of the characters very much. Connor seemed frumpy and unattractive, so it was hard to picture him in the way Tess described. John Paul's daughters were hard to distinguish from one another, and very one dimensional. There were two many povs at the beginning to be able to keep up with who was in which storyline.

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    Amanda Daylong SEATTLE, WA, US 10-06-15
    Amanda Daylong SEATTLE, WA, US 10-06-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Okay, not great"

    I have been a fan of the author, but the characters here were vapid and predictable. I found myself disliking each of them in turn, and feel like their common plot connector was tenuous and boring. The narrator had a great performace. Not in love with the characters or storyline I'm this one.

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    yaron Ma'alot Tarshicha, Israel 09-26-15
    yaron Ma'alot Tarshicha, Israel 09-26-15 Member Since 2015
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    "drama for nothing"

    too much of a drama with no real story, but well written and at the end it is interesting, so...

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    Jennifer Nichols Friendswood, TX 09-22-15
    Jennifer Nichols Friendswood, TX 09-22-15
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    "Almost Didn't Finish This One"

    The "secret" wasn't what I thought which was OK but its like as soon as you find out, around the middle or so, THE STORY JUST D R A G S ON. I almost deleted this without finishing which is not like me at all. I'm glad I didn't because it does get better RIGHT at the end but I still wouldn't recommend for the fact that halfway through it could've put me to sleep.

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    nina Birmingham AL United States 09-19-15
    nina Birmingham AL United States 09-19-15 Member Since 2007

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    "Very entertaining"

    The writer surprises and engages the reader. What an imagination and a plotter. Reader could give a bitter difference in the voices to help with transitions but very clear and pleasant voice.

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    Sheep 09-19-15
    Sheep 09-19-15
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    "no offense to the narrator, but..."

    I couldn't get past the second chapter. the narrator's accent and over the top animation was just too much. I will have to read the book to see if the story is any good.

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