Until death do us part. This saying takes on a whole new meaning for Imogen Rochester when her soon-to-be ex-husband Phillip unexpectedly turns up at her doorstep and threatens the future Imogen has carefully planned for herself and their young son Alistair. Before Imogen knows exactly what is happening, she not only does something to Phillip that she has always wanted to do, Imogen finds herself involving Phillip’s current girlfriend Naomi and his ex-wife Ruby in her plan. Now the only real question is will these three women find the strength among themselves to give Phillip the just desserts he so richly deserves?
Jakeman slowly and effectively ratchets up the suspense in her debut novel, and the plot she crafts is filled with some deliciously unexpected twists and turns. Pair this up with a breathless sense of pacing and characters, who display a sense of depth unusual for this genre, and you have an adrenaline read that neatly ticks all the required boxes. Fans of domestic suspense in the style of The Girl on the Train and The Couple Next Door will definitely want to add this nail-bitter to their must-read lists.