The Marriage Lie - Kimberly Belle

The Marriage Lie

By Kimberly Belle

  • Release Date: 2016-12-27
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
Score: 4
From 1,163 Ratings


Bestselling author Kimberly Belle is back with a “domestic thriller [that] will keep you reading into the wee hours of the night.” —Redbook

"Fans of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train will eat up Kimberly Belle's latest novel."—Bookreporter

Everyone has secrets… 

Iris and Will have been married for seven years, and life is as close to perfect as it can be. But on the morning Will flies out for a business trip to Florida, Iris's happy world comes to an abrupt halt: another plane headed for Seattle has crashed into a field, killing everyone on board and, according to the airline, Will was one of the passengers. 

Grief stricken and confused, Iris is convinced it all must be a huge misunderstanding. Why did Will lie about where he was going? And what else has he lied about? As Iris sets off on a desperate quest to uncover what her husband was keeping from her, the answers she finds shock her to her very core.

Be sure to check out Three Days Missing, the next page-turning novel by Kimberly Belle.


  • Love, drama, suspense, anger, etc.

    By Jejwade
    You name it, this read had it. I read this in two days of vacation on the beach. It was fast moving, easy to follow, exciting and had great plot twists. The ONLY reasons I didn’t give it five stars is because 1) the ending is open. Obviously intentional but I wanted reconciliation. 2) the hole of a one-way ticket to Seattle and no one questioned that. There could have been a whole new twist there. All in all great book that I recommend to crime and drama lovers alike.
  • Seemed unfinished

    By Nerd Girl 08
    The book was ok, there were a lot of characters that were introduced that weren’t developed.
  • Good Read but disappointed with ending

    By Sarah10101187
    Easy read and kept me wondering how it was going to come together at the end. Not what I was expecting.
  • The best

    By Sannan74
    This was the best book I have read in a long time. I couldn’t stop reading. It really grabs you.
  • Slow Moving

    One of those books you have to push yourself to finish because it moves so slowly. The plot does not seem to thicken, rather, it turns into a soupy mess of convoluted parts. Nice try, but don’t waste your time on this book.
  • Good read

    By leahkirsten
    I really enjoyed this book but was disappointed by the ending. It wasn’t a horrible ending, just a little unrealistic. I always read thrillers and therefore believe to have good judgement on reviewing books of the genre and would still definitely recommend this book.
  • Fabulous and well written

    By HeartlessLacy
    Excellent and well written! Couldn’t put it down. I loved learning about Iris and Wills relationship. And loved the ending. For anyone who loves thrills and mystery and a great love story. This one is for you. How far will you go to find the one you love
  • Good, quick read

    By spring.72
    Definitely a page turner but the main character’s decision making was hard to follow resulting in an okay ending.
  • Great!

    By Mrs. Teach 4
    This book was very good! It has a lot of twists and turns! It kept me on the edge of my seat.. the ending was great. I highly recommend this book!!
  • Not what I was expecting...

    By AyamiHiroshige
    Every time a book has “marriage” and “lies” in its title, you expect some sort of betrayal like infidelity or abuse. Not so for Iris and Will. There are not many books that I mourn the end, but can’t help but speed through to finish it. This was exceptionally written and I am extremely curious to read Ms. Belle’s other works.