Sadie and Will Foust have only just moved their family from bustling Chicago to small-town Maine when their neighbor Morgan Baines is found dead in her home. The murder rocks their tiny coastal island, but no one is more shaken than Sadie.
Mary Kubica’s skill at melding the family drama with the psychological thriller takes another leap ... Kubica effectively uses three narrators to keep the plot churning as she delves into the psychological motives of each character. The stakes rise because there are few ways to escape the island — the ferry runs only a few times during the day ... Secrets abound in The Other Mrs. as the plot moves at a brisk pace, with believable — and surprising — twists and a startling finale.
... a dazzler of a thriller, so convoluted as to promote vertigo while appearing truthfully straightforward; In fact, the reader may at first be somewhat angry at being so fooled by the author...After that moment passes, there will be nothing but admiration for the originality of Kubica’s creation ... Kubica has also created one of the most wicked villains the reader will meet in a very long line of literary baddies.
... engrossing ... The story unfolds in three deeply sad female voices that sweep readers up in the dramas and secrets, past and present, that seal the fate of each character. The resilience displayed by the survivors in their new lives seems a bit strained, but most readers will be happy to see at least some of the characters getting a fresh start.