Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Evergreen™ Featured Title: The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison

The Silent WifeThe Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison
Jodi and Todd are at a bad place in their marriage. He is a committed cheater, she lives and breathes denial. But when Todd decides to play for keeps she has nothing less to lose as the couple heads for catastrophe.
The Silent Wife is a finely wrought, emotionally charged psychological thriller about a marriage in the throes of dissolution, a couple headed for catastrophe, concessions that can’t be made, and promises that won’t be kept.
This suspenseful novel takes on the theme of a marriage that is falling apart, and the emotional damage it does to the main players. What kind of stress might cause someone to make the decisions that these two make? It’s a chilling, relentless story that will keep you glued to the pages!
This is the first mainstream novel by author A.S.A. (Susan) Harrison. It has received many accolades and award nominations, and there’s even a movie in the works, to star Nicole Kidman.
Unfortunately, Harrison passed away before she could enjoy the success of her novel. Her life  was very colourful and full of unusual accomplishments. To learn more about her, you can read the Macleans magazine’s full obituary & also view the entire memorial which A.S.A. Harrison’s husband arranged after her death.
For more about the atmosphere of this novel, you can watch the book trailer:


Don’t forget, if you read this book as part of SPL’s STARR Summer Reading program, you can claim 2 stamps on your Rewards Card, and also be eligible to vote during Ontario Public Library Week in October to choose the winner of the Evergreen™ Award!

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