The Knife Thrower’s Wife PDF/EPUB Î The Knife PDF

The Knife Thrower’s Wife PDF/EPUB Î The Knife  PDF Author Sheila McGraw is best known for her children's books, but she believes that life is too short to stick to just one genre With her new mysterythriller novel The Knife Thrower's Wife, she hops out of the kidlit sandbox and into the grownups' hot tub In McGraw's polished, lively, domesticsuspense novel, illustrator Julia Green believes she’s living the American dream in suburban Houston, until she begins having sleepwalking nightmares featuring her husband, Austin, as a knife thrower with scantily clad Julia strapped to his target And Austin’s aim is regrettably poorJulia paints scenes from her dreams, and in analyzing them, realizes that what her friend, Trix, said is true, that ‘she doesn’t see what is right in front of her’ Soon, as Julia questions her lifestyle and state of mind, her observations light the wick on an explosive cache of suspicions and repressed secretsWhen an unexpected tragedy occurs, Julia becomes the focus of the media and police, and she must cast off her submissive persona, find inner strength, and navigate treacherous waters to her longoverdue awakening The Knife Thrower’s Wife by Sheila McGraw is a clever, edgy murder mystery With a superb sense of drama and a spoton psychological plot, this book was hard to put down Highly recommended 5 star murder mystery, suspense and thriller CLC I received an advancereadercopy of The Knife Thrower's Wife I could not put it down.This book was a lively read with multiple twists, and while parts are emotional (there are many knife thrower's in one's life) and quite dark, there is a humorous undertone that strikes a perfect balance Narrator Julia is plagued by sleepwalking nightmares which are offset by hilarious flights of fancy When she begins to examine what her subconscious is trying to tell her, she unearths betrayal and secrets, which force her to come to grips with the fact that her life in suburban Houston may not be perfect after all The author, Sheila McGraw, is an illustrator and painter and there are references to art and artists throughout the plot McGraw has leveraged her artist's eye in descriptions of scenes and people There are also great turns of phrase, such as when Julia's friend tells her, You've been a mushroom kept in the dark and fed shit And the same friend calls Julia's suburban house her domesticdetention unit Ms McGraw does an awesome job with visits to some of Houston's unique NightLifeJewels that are still around to experience. Sheila McGraw has crafted a deeply psychological murder mystery, but has written it with a light tone to soften the trauma of murder; I found this made it an extremely enjoyable read I highly recommend The Knife Thrower’s Wife by Sheila McGraw to all mystery, suspense and thriller lovers This book will certainly entertain!!!

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