The Better Sister



From Alafair Burke New York Times bestselling author of the runaway hit, The Wife comes another twisty tale of domestic noir When a prominent Manhattan lawyer is murdered, two estranged sisters one the dead man s widow, the other his ex must set aside mistrust and old resentments but can they escape their past Though Chloe was the younger of the two Taylor sisters, she always seemed to be in charge She was the honor roll student with big dreams and an even bigger work ethic Nicky was always restless and than a little reckless the opposite of her ambitious little sister She floated from job to job and man to man, and stayed close to home in Cleveland.For a while, it seemed like both sisters had found happiness Chloe earned a scholarship to an Ivy League school and moved to New York City, where she landed a coveted publishing job Nicky married promising young attorney Adam Macintosh, and gave birth to a baby boy they named Ethan The Taylor sisters became virtual strangers.Now, than fifteen years later, their lives are drastically different and Chloe is married to Adam When he s murdered by an intruder at the couple s East Hampton beach house, Chloe reluctantly allows her teenaged stepson s biological mother her estranged sister, Nicky back into her life But when the police begin to treat Ethan as a suspect in his father s death, the two sisters are forced to unite and to confront the truth behind family secrets they have tried to bury in the past Read The Better Sister – tiffanydaniels.co.ukThe Better Sister

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  • Hardcover
  • 311 pages
  • The Better Sister
  • Alafair Burke
  • 01 November 2018
  • 0062853376

10 thoughts on “The Better Sister

  1. says:

    2.5 stars Starts off strong, but turns into a mess The Better Sister is a domestic thriller about a woman good sister who marries her bad seed sister s former husband and raises her sister s son as her own Sounds juicy, right It gets even better because 10 years later, good sister s husband is murdered and her step son is a prime suspect Now, she must do whatever it takes to prove her son s innocence, even if it means reuniting with her crazy sister The Better Sister has so much potential 2.5 stars Starts off strong, but turns into a mess The Better Sister is a domestic thriller about a woman good sister who marries her bad seed sister s former husband and raises her sister s son as her own Sounds juicy, right It gets even better because 10 years later, good sister s husband is murdered and her step son is a prime suspect Now, she must do whatever it takes to prove her son s innocence, even if it means reuniting with her crazy sister The Better Sister has so much potential I got sucked in immediately and couldn t wait to see what would happen next But at a certain point, it just got boring Then I began to notice weird gaps in time and some plot holes I pushed these issues to the side with the hope that they would be ironed out But unfortunately, they were not As I read further, the plot began to spiral I felt like Burke was just trying t...

  2. says:

    A solid, entertaining read, but I think I m growing weary of the domestic thriller, as they are all seeming to read about the same way Full review to comeI received a review copy via the publisher

  3. says:

    THREE STARSThe Better Sister is, indeed, a relative to Burke s fabulous domestic thriller The Wife Unfortunately, she is not the better sister This very similar novel has almost all the same elements as THE WIFE, but is missing the twisted magic that made that story so muchexciting.I love Alafair Burke s easy style of writ...

  4. says:

    Elaborate, suspenseful, and twisty THE BETTER SISTER by ALAFAIR BURKE is an exciting, intriguing, engrossing, disturbing, and fantastic domestic mystery thriller that had me totally absorbed in this emotionally complex storyline I was fully immersed and totally interested in the mystery and the interaction between these two sisters, Chloe and Nicky as it was quite dynamic ALAFAIR BURKE is such a fabulous storyteller and has this way of hooking you in right away with her extremely fast paced na Elaborate, suspenseful, and twisty THE BETTER SISTER by ALAFAIR BURKE is an exciting, intriguing, engrossing, disturbing, and fantastic domestic mystery thriller that had me totally absorbed in this emotionally complex storyline I was fully immersed and totally interested in the mystery and the interaction between these two sisters, Chloe and Nicky as it was quite dynamic ALAFAIR BURKE is such a fabulous storyteller and has this way of hooking you in right away with her extremely fast paced narrative and her subtly sneaky delivery Which immediately had me ...

  5. says:

    2 starsChloe Taylor is now married to Adam, raising her sister Nicky s son, Ethan It s a sordid little tale you see, as her sister Nicky was Adam s first wife Yeah, you heard that right Adam got primary custody after Nicky was declared unfit Ethan is now a teenager and has always called Chloe, mom Chloe is editor of a woman s magazine and is known for the Themtoo Feminist Movement and is both loved and hated Except for being trolled on the internet, her life is pretty perfect her husba 2 starsChloe Taylor is now married to Adam, raising her sister Nicky s son, Ethan It s a sordid little tale you see, as her sister Nicky was Adam s first wife Yeah, you heard that right Adam got primary custody after Nicky was declared unfit Ethan is now a teenager and has always called Chloe, mom Chloe is editor of a woman s magazine and is known for the Themtoo Feminist Movement and is both loved and hated Except for being trolled on the internet, her life is pretty perfect her husband Adam is a successful lawyer, Ethan loves and adores her and she has the life she always wanted Then her husband s body is found brutally murdered and all bets are off The police have a primary suspect of course and it s none other than Ethan Could he possibly be guilty Are there other factors at play Could Chloe s success or her and Nicky s childhood have anything to do with Adam s murder Do you have the patience to find out You re going to need it if The Better Sister is on your tbr The Bette...

  6. says:

    Find all of my reviews at my youngest would sayThat s soooooooo applicable here because The Better Sister was a damn good domestic thriller as can be seen by my rating Not only did it hold my interest throughout, but it did so without me even realizing how much progress I was making until I sat down to finish it last night and only had about 20% remaining Burke also proved she knows which lane to stay in This was a domestic NOT a police pro Find all of my reviews at my youngest would sayThat s soooooooo applicable here because The Better Sister was a damn good domestic thriller as can be seen by my rating Not only did it hold my interest throughout, but it did so without me even realizing how much progress I was making until I sat down to finish it last night and only had about 20% remaining Burke also proved she knows which lane to stay in This was a domestic NOT a police procedural or a courtroom drama or a wife sticking her nose where it didn t belong and doing what the pros couldn t do and it remained focused on the family throughout Not to mention it didn t attempt to throw everything at the wall to see what would stick or bounce around in different timelines or via different narrators So why does it suck to suck Well, because the focus on the kid maybe being the answer behind the whodunit reminded me of Defending Jacob, and nothing can compete w...

  7. says:

    3.5 StarsTwo estranged sisters, a murdered husband and father, some courtroom drama and a whole lot of messy family drama The Better Sister is a simple yet intriguing whodunit domestic thriller with some interesting simple courtroom drama and a lot of family drama that didn t feel too overly complicated to me Now I am not sure I would describe this one as fast paced or really entertaining I felt the strength in this one was in the drama Now that is something I never thought I would say, not 3.5 StarsTwo estranged sisters, a murdered husband and father, some courtroom drama and a whole lot of messy family drama The Better Sister is a simple yet intriguing whodunit domestic thriller with some interesting simple courtroom drama and a lot of family drama that didn t feel too overly complicated to me Now I am not sure I would describe this one as fast paced or really entertaining I felt the strength in this one was in the drama Now that is something I never thought I would say, not being much of a fan of drama There is a lot of messy family drama going on here with these very different sisters that unfolded slowly throughout the story instead of coming at you all at once One sister who craves and needs routine and the other who lives in constant drama I was hooked right from t...

  8. says:

    3.5 stars, rounded upI ve only read one other book by Alafair Burke, The Wife, which I thought was a strong and interesting domestic thriller So, I was curious to see if I d like her next book and was thrilled to get an ARC.I liked the premise I can t quite imagine marrying my ex brother in law under any circumstances in which my sister was still alive But Chloe did exactly that, marrying Nicky s ex husband Nicky was the ne er do well...

  9. says:

    3.5 Stars rounded up I had no idea four years later, I d become the second Mrs Adam Macintosh, or that ten years after that, I d be the one to find his dead body. Chloe is the youngest Taylor sister and she has is together You could say she is the better sister. She has a great job and gets to be a guest at fancy parties with her boss until one night her brother in law calls her to tell her he needs her helpand it s about her sister.Fast forward 14 years into the future Chloe is now marrie 3.5 Stars rounded up I had no idea four years later, I d become the...

  10. says:

    Who is the better sister The premise of this wow A Manhattan lawyer is murdered, and two sisters, the lawyer s widow and his ex, must come together again after years of estrangement The sisters, Chloe and Nicky, could not have beendifferent growing up Chloe, the younger sister, was in charge, a hard worker, and thoughtful Nicky, the older sister, was a dreamer and floated through life Each sister takes her own path Chloe goes to college and lands a prestigious job Nicky Who is the better sister The premise of this wow A Manhattan lawyer is murdered, and two sisters, the lawyer s widow and his ex, must come together again after years of estrangement The sisters, Chloe and Nicky, could not have beendifferent growing up Chloe, the younger sister, was in charge, a hard worker, and thoughtful Nicky, the older sister, was a dreamer and floated through life Each sister takes her own path Chloe goes to college and lands a prestigious job Nicky marries a young attorney and has a child The two sisters grow apart Several years later, Chloe is now married to the attorney Her stepson, Ethan, is also her nephew, and when her husband is murdered, she allows Nicky back into her life The tides really turn when Ethan is named by the police as a suspect in the murder Will these sisters join up together to find the truth The Better Sister is written in Burke s trademark easy reading, perfectly paced style I had my just onepage thing going on and found it ...

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