THE PERFECT WIFE by J P Delaney | Publication Day Spotlight #ThePerfectWife

Many congratulations to JP Delaney whose latest thriller, The Perfect Wife is published today by Quercus and is available to buy in ebook and hardback with the paperback following in January 2020. My thanks to Ella for the invitation to take part in the publication day social media blast. My review will follow but in the meantime, a little about the book:

“There’s something I have to explain, my love,” he says, taking your hand in his. “That wasn’t a dream. It was an upload.”

Abbie wakes in a hospital bed with no memory of how she got there. The man by her side explains that he’s her husband. He’s a titan of the tech world, the founder of one of Silicon Valley’s most innovative startups. He tells Abbie she’s a gifted artist, a doting mother to their young son, and the perfect wife.

Five years ago, she suffered a terrible accident. Her return from the abyss is a miracle of science, a breakthrough in artificial intelligence that has taken him half a decade to achieve.

But as Abbie pieces together memories of her marriage, she begins questioning her husband’s motives – and his version of events. Can she trust him when he says he wants them to be together for ever? And what really happened to her, half a decade ago?

A gripping psychological thriller, perfect for fans of The Woman in the Window and The Wife Between Us.

Here’s what others are saying about the book:

Seriously, amazingly, awesomely brilliant (CJ Tudor, author of The Chalk Man)

A tour-de-force. A chilling and uniquely disturbing 21st-century twist on the unreliable narrator makes for a compulsive and deeply thought-provoking psychological thriller (Cara Hunter, author of Close to Home)

A completely original psychological thriller that grabs you and doesn’t let go (Karen Cleveland, author of Need to Know)

Scarily believable and utterly thought-provoking. I genuinely feared for Abbie and couldn’t figure out who to trust in this unputdownable thriller (Karen Hamilton, author of The Perfect Girlfriend)

I was instantly gripped and held captivated by the pace and elegant writing. I devoured it in two straight sittings (Peter James)

Dazzling – a pitch-perfect thriller (Lee Child)

Riveting! One of the most compelling page-turners I’ve read in years. Twisty, turny, and with an ending not to be missed! (Lisa Gardner)


J P Delaney is a pseudonym for a British writer of psychological suspense who has previously written best-selling fiction under other names. THE GIRL BEFORE was an instant New York Times and Sunday Times bestseller and was published in over 40 countries. The follow-up, BELIEVE ME, was also an international bestseller. THE PERFECT WIFE will be published summer 2019. For more information, go to or follow @jpdelaneywriter on Facebook.

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