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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crookston Public Library SUL (Text) 33500013760004 New Checked out 04/14/2023
Detroit Lakes Public Library SUL (Text) 33500013759998 New Checked out 04/06/2023

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  • ISBN: 9781250842855
  • ISBN: 1250842859
  • Physical Description: 292 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2023.

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"A fast-paced, twisty psychological debut about the complexities of marriage and new motherhood, told through the frenetic lens of a wife seeking the truth about her husband, at all costs, as the validity of the life she once knew unravels page by page. Liz Bennett knows that she is one of the lucky ones. Wealthy and charming, Arno is a supportive husband to Liz and a doting father to their daughter, Emma. A rising banker at a top firm in the Boston area, he is the picture of perfection, rounding off their idyllic New England life. But when Liz sees a text on Arno's phone with a kissy-face emoji, her anxiety kicks into overdrive and she begins to worry that her luck has run out. Plagued by persistent skepticism and countless sleepless nights, Liz decides she must uncover the truth about her husband-as any wife would. So she takes a deep breath and dives down the rabbit hole. As Liz peels back layers of deceit and tracks down every lead, a frenzy begins to take over her life. Could Arno really be unfaithful? Or is Liz's imagination getting the best of her? When everyone around her is convinced she's become unhinged, she must prove, if only to herself, that a woman's intuition expands beyond a single cryptic text"-- Provided by publisher.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2023 March #2
    Liz Bennet has it all, a budding career as a published author, a handsome husband, Arno, who is working his way to a small fortune, and a healthy newborn daughter. Everything is seemingly perfectly until Liz discovers a flirty text from one of Arno's coworkers—could he be cheating on her? As Liz begins searching for the truth, her behavior starts slipping out of control as she drinks to excess, makes choices that put her in danger, and stalks Arno and his coworkers. Her actions call into question whether her suspicions are true, or if this new mother is having a mental health crisis. This debut novel builds slowly, and has themes of marriage and motherhood set within the world of the New England upper class. This psychological thriller demonstrates Sullivan's skill as a writer, although the story lands short on delivering a new twist to the genre. It is however a solid edition to a suspense collection and Sullivan should be considered an author to watch. Copyright 2023 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Justine Sullivan was born and raised just outside of Baltimore, Maryland, where she failed to learn how to shuck a crab and never attended a single Orioles game. She did, however, discover a passion for reading at her local Harford County Library. She went on to study English Literature at the University of Delaware and then earned her master's in journalism from Boston University and has since spent a number of years working in both newsrooms and the world of branded content.

Justine lives outside of Boston with her husband and two terribly behaved dogs. He Said He Would Be Late is her debut novel.

Subject: Marriage > Fiction.
Spouses > Fiction.
Adultery > Fiction.
Women > Mental health > Fiction.
Genre: Suspense fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Psychological fiction.

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