Lies are unforgiveable
But betrayal is a curse
Mary lives a contented life as wife to a wealthy merchant in Elizabethan London. But there's a part of her past she can’t forget . . . As a small girl she was cursed for causing the death of a vagrant child, a curse that predicts that she will hang.
Sometimes the happiest households are not what they seem, and Mary's carefully curated world begins to falter. Mary’s whole life is based on a lie. Is she the woman her husband believes her to be?
One rainy day she ventures to London's Cheapside, where her past catches up with her . . . Suddenly the lies and deception she has so fought to hide begin to claw to the surface.
Praise for Pamela Hartshorne:
‘Addictive, atmospheric and completely enjoyable’ Julie Cohen
‘Powerful and thrilling . . . You won't be able to rest until the end’ Sun
‘Authentic, vivid and gripping’ Kate Riordan
The Cursed Wife is a page-turning, psychological thriller set in Elizabethan London