Here is the recap, courtesy of Amazon.
The Carmichaels and the Grahams have gathered on
Nantucket for a wedding. Plans are being made according to the wishes of the bride's late mother, who left behind The Notebook: specific instructions for every detail of her youngest daughter's future nuptials. Everything should be falling into place for the beautiful event--but in reality, things are far from perfect.
While the couple-to-be are quite happy, their loved ones find their own lives crumbling. In the days leading up to the wedding, love will be questioned, scandals will arise, and hearts will be broken and healed. Elin Hilderbrand takes readers on a touching journey in BEAUTIFUL DAY--into the heart of marriage, what it means to be faithful, and how we choose to honor our commitments.
The book highlights all the chaos and drama of two families coming together for a very special day.
I enjoyed every word of Beautiful Day and highly recommend it to anyone who is looking for a fun, light beach read.
Jodi and Todd are at a bad place in their marriage. Much is at stake, including the affluent life they lead in their beautiful waterfront condo in Chicago, as she, the killer, and he, the victim, rush haplessly toward the main event. He is a committed cheater. She lives and breathes denial. He exists in dual worlds. She likes to settle scores. He decides to play for keeps. She has nothing left to lose. Told in alternating voices, The Silent Wife is 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.
Every time this book is mentioned, it is compared to Gone Girl. Granted, the premise is similar, however, this book is written so beautifully, The Silent Wife can stand on it's own.
It is narrated in two voices: his and hers. I felt that the author allowed me a birds eye view of the characters' egos, emotions and motivating forces behind their actions.
The book is not a long one. It is filled with twists and turns and will keep you guessing until the bitter end.
Just as a side note, when the Mister saw my book's title, The Silent Wife, he asked me with a chuckle if it was an instruction manual. I told him yes, in a way it was. It's tells you how to kill your husband. The Mister quickly lost the chuckle in his voice and the color in his face.
Never hurts to keep him on his toes.
Hope you get lost in a book today.