Whenever Alafair Burke started writing The Wife a few years ago, she couldn’t just have known exactly just how prompt it might be. Burke’s brand new novel, her 12th (plus four books co written with crime fiction doyenne Mary Higgins Clark), truly does appear ripped through the headlines: A charismatic academic turned celebrity, recognized for their modern values, is accused of sexual harassment by a new girl he supervises.
Burke provides the story, one all right that is too familiar, an interesting twist: She informs it through the perspective associated with the accused guy’s spouse.
Prior to the story breaks, Angela Powell has exactly what appears like a life that is lovely. She ended up being being employed as a caterer on longer Island, where she spent my youth in an operating course family members, whenever she came across Jason Powell, an economist. Continue reading