The Third Wife

The Third Wife

A psychological thriller from the bestselling author of The Family Upstairs


Another unforgettable psychological suspense novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Then She Was Gone and The Family Upstairs.

'There are so many psychological thrillers around right now - but this is one of the best'
The Sun
'Wonderful, endlessly fascinating' Sophie Kinsella
'Brilliantly plotted, beautifully written' Daily Mail


You think you have the perfect life.

You're successful. Attractive. Well liked.

And you've just got married for the third time.

But that's OK, because everyone's happy. Your children are happy. You're happy. And so is your new wife.

But one tragic accident smashes your perfect life to pieces. Because everyone has secrets, and secrets have consequences.

Some of which can be devastating.

Readers can't get enough of The Third Wife . . .

'This book blew me away...'
***** 'Hair-raising Yes! Twitchy high-strung Plot Yes! Sinister Yes! Worth the time Totally Yes!'
***** 'I texted my book mate to tell her, she MUST read this book.'
***** 'I cannot recommend this highly enough.'
***** 'Lisa Jewell knocked it out of the park with The Third Wife.'


  • An emotionally intelligent, brilliantly plotted and beautifully written examination of a very modern family that will keep you gripped until the end.
    Daily Mail, Books of the Year

About the author

Lisa Jewell

Lisa Jewell's first novel, Ralph’s Party, was published in 1999 and was the best-selling debut novel of the year. Since then she has published another twenty-one novels, most lately a number of dark psychological thrillers, including Then She Was Gone, The Family Upstairs and None of This is True. Lisa is a number one New York Times and Sunday Times author who has sold over ten million books worldwide and been published in over twenty-five languages. She lives in north London with her husband, two daughters and a lovely dog called Daisy. @lisajewelluk on Twitter @lisajewelluk on Instagram @lisajewellofficial on Facebook.
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