“…Alafair Burke has the intuitive ability to up-cycle genre trends, cherry-picking the best elements from an abundance of novels and current events, and then transforming them into something that still manages to feel wholly original. She is a master of her craft…”
I know this is not the usual type of book (i.e. – not a translation) you expect to see reviewed here, but never fear. This is easily the best whodunnit and whydunnit I’ve read in ages. To find out why, read my full review of Alafair Burke’s The Wife at the Los Angeles Review of Books website. And if you’re looking for a thriller to take with you on vacation, this is it.