The Second Wife is the compelling novel from bestselling author Elizabeth Buchan.
What happens when the mistress gets her man?
Against the odds, that's what happened to Minty. She stole her best friend Rose's husband Nathan and made him her own. But now that she's got what she wanted - marriage, kids, a family home - she's discovering a few things she didn't bargain on: the cold shoulder from Nathan's other family, her husband's middle age and growing distance...and accepting that first wives don't just go away.
What's more, age brings one or two other problems for Minty. Problems that will lead her back to the one person she really doesn't want to face...
The Second Wife is a compelling and heart-warming novel from bestselling author Elizabeth Buchan.
Praise for Elizabeth Buchan:
'Gorgeously well-written - funny, sad, sophisticated' Independent
'Beautifully observed, with the insight and humour that one has come to expect from the author' Times
'Compelling, compassionate, and aglow with moments of laugh-or-cry humour' Mail on Sunday
'Buchan is a cut above the rest' Sunday Mirror
Elizabeth Buchan is the author of twelve novels, including the bestselling and prize-winning Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman, That Certain Age and The Second Wife, all of which received rave reviews. She lives in London with her husband and children.
Elizabeth Buchan's previous novels include the prizewinning Consider the Lily, the New York Times bestseller Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman, and her most recent book The New Mrs Clifton, which was a Waterstones Paperback of the Year in 2017. Elizabeth's short stories have been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and published in a range of magazines. Elizabeth reviews for the Sunday Times and the Daily Mail and is a patron of the Guildford Book Festival and co-founder of the Clapham Book Festival. She has chaired the Betty Trask and Desmond Elliott literary prizes, has been a judge for the Costa Novel Award, and she sits on the authors' committee for the Reading Agency. She lives in London.