Rating: 4.5/5 Bookworms
Short and Sweet Summary: A community is shocked when an affluent author beats his wife until she is comatose and one question rises above the rest: why?
Apparently, I have been harboring bitterness, resentment, and frustration since my childhood. Now, there’s a surprise. What will the neighbors think? What will anybody think? I really couldn’t care less.
Told in multiple perspectives, this book starts with a bang and keeps people desperate for more. We first meet Oliver when he first hits his wife after she confronts him with something that he has been hiding for decades, what we don’t know. He guards his secrets closely and we don’t find out who he really is and what his secrets are until the very end.