A good mystery will do that and I was enjoying it. I just came to care for her character so it was hard to see everything that she was forced to go through with really no happy ending to come. Grueling hours are standard at elite law firms like Young & Crane, but they’d be easier to swallow if Lizzie was there voluntarily. A twisty thriller that packs lies, domestic drama, and dirty little secrets into a whirlwind murder mystery. Some of the books are exclusive to BOTM club members a month prior to their official publishing date! by Kimberly McCreight. Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment. As Lizzie starts searching for evidence to prove Zach’s innocence, she, too, privately begins to suspect that he’s guilty. For further details, please read my full disclosure policy. Sam, I'm glad you enjoyed this book. This book is also available with Kindle Unlimited Membership Plans. Together with her close friend, Sarah, Amanda is thrilled to help those children. Marriage issues. *Bangs gavel*. Hi, I’m Brandi, the writer and creator of Being Fibro Mom and My Fibro Journal. Kimberly McCreight's novel 'A Good Marriage' has all the elements of a good mystery including a strong hook, foreshadowing, and a red herring. A Good Marriage by Kimberly McCreight (thoughts) Summary from Goodreads: " Lizzie Kitsakis is working late when she gets the call. One of my favorite ways to rest is by curling up with a good book. This week’s review is A Good Marriage by Kimberly McCreight. As a thank you, you’ll receive a free download of the Fibro Food Guide. // Hey, y'all! VERDICT: Run, don’t walk, to this book. Salacious. This post contains affiliate links which means, at NO extra costs to you, I earn a commission from any purchases made. And then, suddenly, it all fell apart. She was just good at averting her eyes. Kimberly McCreight is also an author who I've always intended to read but hadn't yet tried until now. I have to say that I really, really enjoyed this one! Excellent choice. And she’s scared, too. Get an early look from the first pages of A Good Marriage. These terms and conditions govern your use of this website; by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full. Even though she is sometimes seen as a gold digger because she’s years younger than her husband and fits the description of an ideal trophy wife, she is anything but a gold digger. Being Fibro Mom is a way to connect with other parents/caregivers living with fibromyalgia. She’s in over her head with this case and her husband’s drinking problem doesn’t help her situation. Readers that enjoy mysteries, suspenseful reads that keep you guessing, and those that enjoy books where everyone seems to have a secret or two should definitely check this book out. I've seen reviews that compare this to a legal thriller but I don't think that I agree. May's Book of the Month pick for me was this thriller. I felt so badly for Amanda for a variety of reasons throughout the book. She was just good at averting her eyes. The ending is not what I suspected throughout the story, and for me, that’s the best mystery novel. The ending is not what I suspected throughout the story, and for me, that's the best…, And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire. Reluctantly, she takes on his case because she believes in his innocence. I know I read Reconstructing Amelia. NY Times Bestselling author, Kimberly McCreight, in conjunction with RWR's Summer's Biggest Book Bash discusses A GOOD MARRIAGE on Monday, June 30th at 8:15pm EDT. It may be six hours from her hometown of St. Colomb Falls, but it’s not nearly as far away as she’d like. I’d love to hear about it! No. (And when I can’t decide on one, I can add additional books for a small add-on charge and – as always – shipping is included in the monthly membership fee.) Bottom Line:  A suspenseful and compelling read! Park Slope is an idyllic place and the opposite of how Amanda grew up. thriving the family life while living with fibromyalgia. I do think that this is a very suspenseful read - and totally worth all of the hype that it received! Click here to read in full. A Good Marriage by Kimberly McCreight, A mystery slash legal drama with a convoluted plot. Until recently, she’d been a happily underpaid federal prosecutor. Case is attending camp for the entire summer in California with his best friend leaving Amanda truly alone for the first time since he was born. The last thing Lizzie needs right now is a call from an inmate … Amanda Grayson is married to a wealthy and successful entrepreneur, Zach Grayson.