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Husband, Missing

Polly Williams

8 Reviews

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

From the author of THE RISE AND FALL OF A YUMMY MUMMY comes what Tasmina Perry called "a glorious, emotional rollercoaster of a read".

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Gina has only been married six months when her husband Rex goes on holiday to Spain and vanishes without a trace, tipping her dream new marriage into nightmare. As a frantic search gets nowhere, Gina is adamant that he's alive and vows never to give up hope. Speculation is rife: he's drowned at sea, lost his memory... or just walked away.

Troubling stories start to emerge about Rex's past that are hard to square with the man she married. How well does she really know her handsome, charismatic husband? They'd fallen in love so quickly, so passionately, that the past had seemed barely relevant to either of them. Now an explosive secret threatens to rewrite the story of their love affair. As the mystery of Rex's whereabouts deepens, Gina begins to wonder whether you only ever truly know the person you love once they've gone.

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Praise for Husband, Missing

  • This is beautifully written, funny and moving in equal measure . . . if you take this to the beach you won't regret it - it's honest, warm and a pleasure to read - Daily Mail

  • A brilliant talent - You magazine

  • Slickly written and very funny - The Times

  • A funny, touching and beautifully written story - Jenny Colgan

  • A Truly Madly Deeply for the 21st century - Christina Hopkinson

  • Original, funny and very sharply observed - Katie Fforde

  • Bittersweet, earthy and poignant - Jojo Moyes

  • A glorious emotional rollercoaster of a read - Tasmina Perry

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Polly Williams

Polly Williams launched her career as a novelist with the bestselling 'The Rise and Fall of a Yummy Mummy'. She is a freelance journalist as well as a novelist, and is married with three children.

Follow her on Twitter @pollywilliams and check out her website

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