Emily and Jake are the perfect couple. Or so everyone says. But Emily just read a letter that has shattered her perfect world. Now she only has one thing on her mind… which one of her friends is sleeping with her husband?
Emily watches Jake as he makes small talk with their children, still the perfect man she married years ago. But when the phone rings and he answers before quickly putting it down again, she sees the look on her husband’s face – guilt. She knows the signs – after all, she’s been lying to him for years.
Working with Jake at the local doctor’s surgery, Emily starts to listen at closed doors and read things she shouldn’t, hoping to find the truth about her husband. Soon she learns that hers isn’t the only family telling lies to each other. Is there anyone Emily can trust? And who is behind the letter to Jake?
When a second letter, revealing a wife’s hidden pregnancy, is sent to the woman’s husband, it has disastrous consequences. And as more angry letters revealing people’s biggest secrets begin to appear, fingers point at Emily. After all, she’s the one with access to everyone’s private history, and she’s the one with a score to settle. Emily says she didn’t do it. But this isn’t the first time Emily has lied. What happens next will have you questioning everything…
You might have already decided that Emily is guilty, but as each twist is revealed, you’ll begin to doubt everyone in this quiet little town. This is a psychological thriller that will keep you up all night!
If you enjoyed The Girl on the Train, My Lovely Wife and Behind Closed Doors, you will love this thrilling psychological thriller from bestselling author Sheryl Browne. Trust Me will have you hooked from the start.
Sheryl Browne never ceases to amaze me and with every new release, I can see why she has quickly become one of my favorite authors. At this point, I don’t even need to read a synopsis to know that I am going to want to read any book she puts out. Trust Me, Browne’s newest release just shows Browne’s fantastic creativity and her knack for drawing readers in right from the first page.
Emily and Jake have a happy marriage with two teenage children. She didn’t think anything could break their bond until she started receiving some anonymous texts piled on top of her husband taking secret phone calls. Emily begins to question how strong their relationship actually is. Is her husband cheating? And if he is then with who and who is sending these anonymous messages to her? Does it have to do with Emily’s past? A past she never really told her husband fully about? Things start coming to a head when other residents of their village start receiving similar devastating messages. Can there be a leak in Jake’s doctor surgery office? Emily feels as if she is going crazy, but she is determined to get to the bottom of it all at any cost.
There are so many secrets in Trust Me and so many twists and turns it will make your head spin. Who is telling the truth and who is lying? I must say I kept going back and forth wondering who was behind it all. With so many players and so many suspects, I thought it would be hard to keep track of, but Browne made it so easy to figure out who was who. Sometimes I have a little trouble when too many characters are introduced at once and have to go back and reread, but this is very straightforward and easy to keep track of all the major players. The suspense is ramped up ten fold and really makes you think while hitting hard with some major devastating secrets. I can’t even wrap my head around how great this book was!
Trust me, you will want to read this story. Make sure you slot in enough time to read it all the way through because you will not want to put it down!