‘I am not my husband. I am innocent. Do you believe me?’The beautiful, enigmatic wife of a feared dictator stands trial for her late husband’s crimes against the people.
The world will finally know the truth. But whose? ‘A gripping, intelligent, utterly-of-the-moment thriller’ EMMA STONEX, bestselling author of The Lamplighters’A remarkable new talent’ ANTHONY HOROWITZ, bestselling author of A Line to Kill’Compelling, atmospheric…
It’s BRILLIANT’ MARIAN KEYES, bestselling author of Again, Rachel__________WOMANI learned early in life how to survive.
A skill that became vital in my position. WIFEI was given no power, yet I was expected to hold my own with the most powerful man in the country. MOTHER OF THE NATIONMy people were my children. I stood between him and them. I am not the person they say I am. I am not my husband. I am innocent. Do you believe me?Visceral and thought provoking, haunting and heartbreaking, The Dictator’s Wife will hold you in its grip until its powerful conclusion, and keep you turning the pages long into the night. __________’This book is magnificent’ CHARLOTTE PHILBY’One of the most original debuts I have read’ DAISY GOODWIN’A gripping and moving debut from a talent to watch’ HARLAN COBEN’A darkly atmospheric, rich, compulsive and page-turning read’ KATE HAMER’Demands to be devoured in one sitting.
Sumptuously written… One of the most compelling literary debuts of the year’ GLAMOUR, Top 30 Books Coming in 2022’An unconventional legal thriller and absorbing debut that is as satisfyingly complex in both its plotting and moral conclusions’ EXPRESS’A captivating story of women’s power, love and secrets.
As timely and profound as it is unforgettable. The ending left me breathless’ LARA PRESCOTT’A fascinating exploration of absolute power, female agency and the complexities of complicity.
Atmospheric, claustrophobic and so elegantly written’ ELLERY LLOYD’Excellent.
Horrifying and immersive with strong characterisation and atmosphere’ HARRIET TYCE’Engrossing, evocative, chillingly claustrophobic.
Wonderfully written’ KAREN HAMILTON’A thrilling novel’ OLIVIA VINALL