2023 Finalist Ngaio Marsh Awards Best Nove
Nothing in Stan Andino’s unremarkable life could prepare him for the day he discovers his wife in the living room, naked except for a black apron, bleaching out a stain in the carpet that only she can see. A CT scan one week later explains the seemingly inexplicable; Carmen Andino has a brain tumour.
As Stan and their teenage sons grapple with the diagnosis and frightening personality changes in their wife and mother, Austin Lamb, close friend and local doctor, does everything possible to assist the family in crisis. Months later, just when it feels as though life couldn’t possibly get any worse for the Andinos, the body of Austin Lamb’s wife Tibbie is discovered at the bottom of the Browns Bay cliffs.
The Doctor’s Wife is an enthralling page-turner that sees award-winning author Fiona Sussman return to a genre of which she is master – crime fiction.
Publication date: 10/10/2022
Format: Trade Paperback
Available stock: 6
Publishing status: Active
Author: Sussman, Fiona
Imprint: David Bateman