When Ellie learns her husband has been killed in a car accident, she is devastated. But what’s worse is that he died with another woman—a woman who was also married. As Ellie tries to make sense of the tragedy and grapple with her own private heartache, she begins to piece together clues that suggest her husband may have been leading a double life. With the help of an unlikely friend, Ellie sets out to uncover the truth about her husband’s death, risking everything along the way. Suspenseful and gripping, The Last Thing He Told Me is an emotionally charged novel about marriage and fidelity—and how well we really know those we love.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who enjoys a good mystery, thriller, or suspense novel. It has all of the elements to keep you hooked until the very end.
- The suspense will keep you on the edge of your seat
- The plot is interesting and complex
- The characters are realistic and relatable
- The book is slow in parts.
- It jumps around a lot, making it hard to follow at times.
- The ending feels a bit rushed and anticlimactic
Learn more about the author
The Last Thing He Told Me is Laura Dave’s third novel. Her writing has been featured in The New York Times, Glamour, Redbook, and on NPR’s Morning Edition. She lives in Austin with her husband and two young daughters.
“Combines the best of Gone Girl and Big Little Lies. Tense, twisty, and unputdownable.”
“This book will keep you turning the pages! A great thriller with characters that feel so real, you’ll be shocked by their secrets.”
“The Last Thing He Told Me is an intense, emotional read. Laura Dave has crafted a story of marriage and betrayal that will keep you flipping the pages until the very end. I couldn’t put it down!”
“Gripping, compelling and intense . . .”