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  • The Second Wife
  • Catherine Cavendish
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  • 02 August 2019
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Catherine Cavendish ✓ 6 free read free read The Second Wife í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Appointed the house is filled with treasures that had belonged to Joe’s first wife the perfect Emily whom the villagers still consider the real mistress of Barton GroveA stunning photograph of the first Mrs Marchant hangs in the living room an unblemished Catherine Cavendish resurrects a vindictive first wife in this tale of spooky happenings in an otherwise idyllic house Well maybe it s only idyllic on the surface The creepiness of living in what is basically a shrine to the memory of the first Mrs Marchant is well realized and sets the tone nicely Chrissie is trapped by her love for her new husband as she tries to fit in to her new home He doesn t want anything changed and she feels like an outsider Her isolation begins to affect her and she s not sure if she s losing her mind as strange things begin to happenThe sense of loneliness is powerful Chrissie is not cut out for a life of leisure and her husband works long hours at his practice leaving her alone in the big perfectly decorated house I liked the slow journey as she unraveled and fell apart It was wonderfully creepy and intriguingI think the moral of this story is don t be the second wife Bad things will happen to you Kelly Reading the Paranormal

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Catherine Cavendish ✓ 6 free read free read The Second Wife í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Emily Marchant died on Valentine’s Day If only she’d stayed deadWhen Chrissie Marchant first sets eyes on Barton Grove she feels as if the house doesn’t want her But it’s her new husband’s home so now it’s her home as well Sumptuous and exuisitely Review of The Second Wife by Catherine Cavendish5 starsAs a youngster I devoured Gothic suspense stories such as those by the prolific Victoria Holt In almost every instance a misguided but trusting and idealistic young woman took a position whether it be governess housemaid teacher or nanny at a dark and brooding estate owned by a dark and broodingly handsome gentleman Usually there was a late wife late grandmother or some such individual think Daphne Du Maurier s classic Rebecca think Robert Browning s The Last Duchess Always there was someone or something setting up obstacles to this young lady s future happiness Also always the reader managed to settle in comfortably expecting good things only to find out that Supernatural intervention was at hand and it wasn t kindly intentionedThis is sort of the approach excellent author Catherine Cavendish takes Chrissie a University librarian coincidentally encounters village GP Joe Marchant and after a very whirlwind courtship they marry Chrissie is ecstatically in love but her first experience of Joe s Victorian home proves to her that neither the house nor his late wife Emily deceased these five years wants her present While Chrissie tries diligently to make her marriage happy even to the point of trying to win over the village biddies that stunning photograph of Emily and her rose hanging over the mantel is the focal point of various types of hauntings and yes Supernatural intervention with a seriously bad attitude and an axe to grind This becomes a marriage of four Chrissie husband Dr Joe the house and The Late EmilyWhat makes this novella different from the stories I ve mentioned above This is Catherine Cavendish who writes horror that creeps up on the reader unexpectedly horror that grabs the throat and collapses the lungs horror that is heart stopping to the point that the reader will be crying out Will the heroine survive She sets up a protagonist who seems on the surface to be a normally functioning adult but in reality is a woman harbouring inside a small child freuently tremendously abused and her normalcy is only dancing on a tightrope As such she is fair prey for the evil in Dr Joe s home The Late Emily s home The Second Wife is a story of both the persistence of the Supernatural and of psychological horror so finely tuned that the approach of the horrendous is gradual but implacable I m so glad I read this in the daylight although I expect to have nightmares tonight I literally have chills

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Catherine Cavendish ✓ 6 free read free read The Second Wife í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Rose in her hand There’s something unnerving and impossibly alive about that portrait but it’s not the only piece of Emily still in the house And as Chrissie’s marriage unravels around her she learns that Emily never intended for Joe to take a second wi Chrissie Marchant has it all going for her when she marries a successful widower with a fabulous home But the first Mrs Marchant s presence is always there to ruffle poor Chrissie and when she decides to make her own mark on Barton Grove things begin to go awry Cavendish has again dished up a taut supernatural thriller that should delight fans of the gothic genre