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The addictive new thriller from Karen Hamilton, Sunday Times bestselling author of THE PERFECT GIRLFRIEND.

‘A gripping, luxurious thriller – the perfect summer read’ – Laura Marshall

‘An irresistible slice of summer escapism’ TM Logan


‘Full of twists and turns, it will keep you furiously turning the pages…’
Sarah Pearse

‘The perfect summer read – pacy, exciting and unpredictable.’
Charlotte Duckworth

‘An addictive page-turner, pulsing with threat. Thrillingly sinister!’ Lucy Clarke


He’s missing, presumed dead. But she still can’t escape.

Charlotte and Sam were partners. In life, and in crime. They never stole from anyone who couldn’t afford it. Wealthy clients, luxury cruise ships. It was easy money, and harmless. At least, that’s what Charlotte told herself, until the world caved in on her.

But now, years after she tried to put that past life behind her, it comes rushing back when her estranged ex-husband Sam suddenly goes missing – and someone threatens to expose what they did.

Desperate to escape whoever is tormenting her, Charlotte takes a job as events planner for an engagement party onboard a superyacht in the Caribbean. For a while, her plan seems to have worked, nothing but open ocean and clear skies ahead. Until it becomes clear that she’s no longer a thousand miles away from harm.

Because whoever is behind it all is onboard too. And now there’s nowhere left to run.

Praise for Karen Hamilton:

‘Fabulously dark’ Harriet Tyce
‘Wonderfully twisted’ C J Tudor
‘Karen Hamilton has a rare gift for character’ Fiona Cummins
‘Compelling, absorbing and highly entertaining.’ Allie Reynolds
‘Sizzles with tension, desire, and a forever-escalating sense of menace. A must-have summer read.’ Jack Jordan
‘A dark and addictive thriller with superb characters and a shocking conclusion.’ Jenny Quintana
‘Dazzling, dangerous and addictive. The perfect combination for a twisty exotic thriller.’ Lauren North
‘Completely addictive, fantastically paced. I was absolutely immersed in The Ex-Husband.’ L V Matthews
‘Let this supremely enjoyable thriller whisk you up, up and away.’ Sunday Mirror
‘Grippingly unpredictable’ Daily Express
‘Be prepared to put your life on hold for The Perfect Girlfriend’ Good Housekeeping
‘Taut and tense from the first page to the closing paragraphs’ Sun
‘Fast-moving and fun’ Observer

Reviews

A brilliant psychological drama, we couldn't put this one down.
Closer
A brilliant psychological drama, we couldn't put this one down.
Closer
A dark and addictive thriller with superb characters and a shocking conclusion.
Jenny Quintana
Dazzling, dangerous and addictive. The perfect combination for a twisty exotic thriller.
Lauren North
A gripping, luxurious thriller - the perfect summer read
Laura Marshall
Completely addictive, fantastically paced. I was absolutely immersed in The Ex-Husband.
L V Matthews
An addictive page-turner, pulsing with threat. Thrillingly sinister!
Lucy Clarke
Gripping and twisty - perfect escapism.
Phoebe Locke
A fabulous escape like no other!
Amanda Reynolds
Twisty, thrilling & luxurious. I absolutely loved The Ex-Husband.
Nikki Smith
A fast moving thriller, and an intense and addictive read.
Caroline Mitchell
The Ex-Husband is the perfect page-turning beach read - pure escapism from the first page to the last. Full of twists and turns, it will keep you furiously turning the pages...
Sarah Pearse
The perfect summer read - pacy, exciting and unpredictable.
Charlotte Duckworth
The Ex-Husband is gripping and full of deliciously devious characters. You won't be able to put it down.
Olivia Kiernan
An irresistible slice of summer escapism, with double-dealing and deadly secrets lying just beneath the surface of a luxury Caribbean cruise.
TM Logan, author of The Holiday and Trust Me
This had me gripped from the very first page.
Prima
A superior slice of escapist fiction - compulsive summer reading to keep you on edge of your deckchair.
Living Magazine
Sizzles with tension, desire, and a forever-escalating sense of menace. A must-have summer read.
Jack Jordan
Let this escapist romp whisk you away to its world of dark and deadly glamour.
Real People
We couldn't turn the pages fast enough.
Bella
Thrilling.
Crime Monthly
Compelling, absorbing and highly entertaining.
Allie Reynolds