The One Before
“Had me up until all hours, furiously flicking the pages to see how it was all going to play out… Takes you on one heck of a suspenseful and twisty ride!” Once Upon A Time Book Blog, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
I love him. I trust him. But what if I’m wrong?
My life should be perfect.
I’ve moved to my fiancé Cooper’s hometown on the shores of a beautiful lake. His family have welcomed me with open arms. We’re planning the summer wedding I’ve always dreamed of.
But the week after I arrive, one of Cooper’s classmates corners me at the store. She says that Cooper’s not fooling anybody. Everyone in town remembers what happened to Celia Gray…
Celia was Cooper’s high school sweetheart, who died in a tragic accident the year they graduated. But some people think it was no accident. That my kind, loving husband is a killer.
I don’t believe it. But the only way to be sure is to find out what happened to the woman before me…
A dark, gripping suspense novel with a brilliant twist, The One Before is perfect for fans of Lisa Jewell, Gillian Flynn and The Girl Before.
See what everyone is saying about The One Before:
“Smith knows how to deliver what us thrill lovers are seeking! Thrills like an amusement park, chills you to the bone… Shocks that will make you gasp! Highly, highly recommend!… You do not want to start unless you have no plans and definitely not before bed!… Absolutely without a doubt UNPUTDOWNABLE!” Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“An excellent thriller!… Kept me guessing until the very end. Highly recommended!” Julia Shkolnik, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“One of my favourite authors… Compelling… Kept me guessing. I read this in one sitting, I just couldn’t put it down and I had to know the truth.” Book Candles Cats, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“Fast paced… grabs you in immediately and continues to twist around!… will reel you in! I definitely thought I had the ending figured out, but NOPE! The twists keep on coming!” Goodreads Reviewer
“Eeeekkk this one was so amazing! I knew I was going to love it and I definitely did. A great thriller, go read it!” NetGalley Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“A very thrilling, suspense-filled novel that is worth the read!… You might think you have the whole story figured out, but then a new chapter makes you completely second-guess what you thought was happening!… The mysteries literally keep unraveling until the very last page of the book!” Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“So good!… I was hooked from the beginning!” Goodreads Reviewer
“An up-all-night psychological thriller… awesome” NetGalley Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“I thought I had this one figured out, but I was wrong… at one point I just sat there stunned for a minute. It’s a quick, entertaining read. I really enjoyed it!” Blonde Thriller Book Lover
“Engrossing… Amazing… five stars.’ Washington Life, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“Fast, gripping, nail-biter, exciting, devouring at one bite and finishing at one sitting kind of reading!” Nilufer Ozmekik
“Compelling… intriguing in all ways a thriller should be.” Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“Such an intriguing read!… a twist on the classical thriller. Recommend it and love it!” Camilla tra le Righe
“Full of drama with a good few twists… Highly recommended” NetGalley Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐