A brilliant premise, tautly plotted and deftly written (J P Delaney bestselling author of The Girl Before)
An absolutely riveting, spine-tingling and frightening read. A roller-coaster of a novel, an audacious mix of a high-concept thriller with gorgeous writing (Karen Perry bestselling author of Girl Unknown)
Beware. This book will keep you up all night, while making you second guess everything you know and everyone you've ever loved (Lisa Gardner Number One bestselling author of Right Behind You)
It's a high-concept, fast-moving thriller . . . a gripping and intriguing read (Sunday Mirror)
A nail-biter . . . destined for the top of summer reading lists. Recommended as a fresh voice for readers of Gillian Flynn or Ruth Ware (Library Journal)
A page-turner - but probably not one for your honeymoon! Plenty of suspense, pacy and well written (Grazia)
First class suspense! You won't be able to turn the pages fast enough (Paula Daly bestselling author of The Mistake I Made)
Truly chilling . . . It ranks with The Stepford Wives and Gone Girl as a terrifying look at what it really means to say 'I do' (Joseph Finder bestselling author of The Switch)
A creepy and engrossing tale (Booklist)
From the Inside Flap
Your marriage is for ever.
Would you stake your life on that?
Jake believes Alice is the perfect woman to spend the rest of his life with. So when they're offered a mysterious wedding gift - the chance to join a club which ensures they'll never divorce - he doesn't hesitate to sign the contract.
Always answer when your spouse calls.
Exchange thoughtful gifts each month.
Plan a trip together once per quarter.
Have no secrets from your spouse.
They are initially seduced by the elite society, with its glamorous parties and like-minded couples.
Then one of them breaks the rules.
Don't even think about trying to escape . . .
The Pact will stop at nothing to enforce the contract. And once you're in, there's no way out.
As the society's punishments grow more extreme, Jake and Alice fear for their lives. Members never divorce, but why are they so often widowed?
Is their love for ever, as The Pact demands . . . or have they made a fatal mistake?
The marriage of their dreams is about to become their worst nightmare.