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The Twilight Wife


From bestselling author A.J. Banner comes a dazzling new novel of psychological suspense in the vein of S.J. Watson’s Before I Go to Sleep and Mary Kubica’s The Good Girl that questions just how much we can trust the people around us.

Thirty-four-year-old marine biologist Kyra Winthrop remembers nothing about the diving accident that left her with a complex form of memory loss. With only brief flashes of the last few years of her life, her world has narrowed to a few close friendships on the island where she lives with her devoted husband, Jacob.

But all is not what it seems. Kyra begins to have visions—or are they memories?—of a rocky marriage, broken promises, and cryptic relationships with the island residents, whom she believes to be her friends.

As Kyra races to uncover her past, the truth becomes a terrifying nightmare. A twisty, immersive thriller, The Twilight Wife will keep readers enthralled through the final, shocking twist.

© Carol Ann Morris

Born in India and raised in North America, A. J. Banner received degrees from the University of California, Berkeley. Her first novel of psychological suspense, The Good Neighbor, was named by Harper’s Bazaar as a book that could be the next Gone Girl. She lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and five rescued cats.

'An enthralling, unforgettable novel that defies readers to stop turning the pages.' 

– Gregg Olsen, #1 New York Times bestselling author on The Twilight Wife

'Suspense and mystery simmer on every page of A.J. Banner’s latest novel, THE TWILIGHT WIFE. With a wonderfully clever plot; a sympathetic and skillfully drawn point-of-view character; a powerful sense of place; and rich prose that is, at times, almost hauntingly evocative; THE TWILIGHT WIFE is everything readers could hope for, whether they are looking for psychological suspense, mystery, or simply a beautifully-told story. A real treat.'

– James Hankins, Amazon #1 bestselling author of The Prettiest One on The Twilight Wife

'After a diving accident, a woman's memory returns in cryptic and terrifying flashes in A. J. Banner's latest thriller. Filled with buried secrets and unexpected turns, THE TWILIGHT WIFE is a twisty, edge-of-your-seat story that's impossible to put down.'

– Kimberly Belle, author of The Marriage Lie on The Twilight Wife

'Intensely suspenseful and diamond-sharp. . . . You won’t be able to put it down!'

– David Bell, author of Since She Went Away on The Twilight Wife

'With spellbinding narration and brilliant pacing, THE TWILIGHT WIFE is not to be missed. A. J. Banner is a truly gifted storyteller!'

– Wendy Walker, author of All Is Not Forgotten on The Twilight Wife