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Libby has a nice life with a gorgeous husband and a big home by the sea. But over time she is becoming more unsure if Jack has ever loved her – and if he is over the death of Eve, his first wife.

When fate intervenes in their relationship, Libby decides to find out all she can about the man she hastily married and the seemingly perfect Eve.

Eventually Libby stumbles across some startling truths about Eve, and is soon unearthing more and more devastating family secrets. Frightened by what she finds and the damage it could cause, Libby starts to worry that she too will end up like the first woman Jack loved. . .

Tense and moving, The Woman He Loved Before explores if the love you want is always the love you need – or deserve.

Reviews

Another masterpiece from Dorothy Koomson . . . A must-read that will have you gripped *****' HEAT
'Koomson’s latest novel… is perhaps her best and most ambitious yet' HEAT, The Hot List
The author has crafted another wonderful tale that has the usual twists you would expect' SUN
'It had us all gripped from start to finish' WOMAN
Gripping and compelling' CLOSER
'A brilliant and startling novel’ STAR MAGAZINE
Dorothy Koomson is a fine writer whose prose is compulsive in the same way as chocolate' SUNDAY EXPRESS
'Koomson skilfully weaves Libby’s narrative with Eve’s diaries in a tale of contemporary life given added piquancy by a dash of Gothic horror . . . Social conflict, deception, the nature of marriage itself are all themes in this multi-tiered and satisfyin