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The mother-in-law: A Novel

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"A twisty, compelling new novel about one woman's complicated relationship with her mother-in-law that ends in death... From the moment Lucy met her husband's mother, Diana, she was kept at arm's length. Diana was exquisitely polite, and properly friendly, but Lucy knew that she was not what Diana envisioned. But who could fault Diana? She was a pillar of the community, an advocate for social justice who helped female refugees assimilate to their new country. Diana was happily married to Tom, and lived in wedded bliss for decades. Lucy wanted so much to please her new mother-in-law. That was five years ago. Now, Diana has been found dead, a suicide note near her body. Diana claims that she no longer wanted to live because of a battle with cancer. But the autopsy finds no cancer. The autopsy does find traces of poison and suffocation. Who could possibly want Diana dead? Why was her will changed at the eleventh hour to disinherit both of her adult children and their spouses? With Lucy's secrets getting deeper and her relationship with her mother-in-law growing more complex as the pages turn, this new novel from Sally Hepworth is sure to add to her growing legion of fans. Praise for Sally Hepworth: "With jaw-dropping discoveries, and realistic consequences, this novel is not to be missed. Perfect for lovers of Big Little Lies." --Library Journal, starred review "Hepworth deftly keeps the reader turning pages and looking for clues, all the while building multilayered characters and carefully doling out bits of their motivations" --
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Domestic fiction
Family secrets
Family secrets -- Fiction
Fiction
Mothers-in-law -- Death -- Fiction
Mothers-in-law and daughters-in-law
Mothers-in-law and daughters-in-law -- Fiction
Mystery fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
title_displayThe mother-in-law
title_fullThe Mother-in-Law A Novel
The Mother-in-Law [electronic resource] / Sally Hepworth
The mother-in-law / Sally Hepworth
The mother-in-law [sound recording] / Sally Hepworth
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Family secrets
Fiction
Literature
Mothers-in-law
Mothers-in-law and daughters-in-law
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