The Guilt Trip: A Novel (Hardcover)
Drama! Drama! Drama! It was intended to be a fun destination wedding in Portugal, shared by three “couple friends.” By the end of the weekend there were so many lies and so much deceit, that it was difficult to determine which couples were actually together! This mystery of a story takes a good look at relationships and the impact deceit has on a marriage, on a friendship, and on the quality of your life. This story is a real page-turner and will keep you in suspense until the very end! -Virgie
Check out the audiobook!— From Aesthetical August Staff Picks
In the vein of the Reese's Book Club x Hello Sunshine Book Club pick The Other Woman, Sandie Jones’s explosive new novel The Guilt Trip will have readers gripped to the very last page.
They went away as friends.
They came back as suspects.
Rachel and Jack. Paige and Noah. And Will. Five friends who’ve known one another for years. Then along came Ali, Will’s new fiancée.
The three couples travel to Portugal for Ali and Will’s destination wedding. The weekend away at the gorgeous cliff-top villa is a chance to relax and get to know Ali an little better. She seems perfectly nice—and Will seems happy after years of bad choices.
But when Rachel discovers a shocking secret about Ali, everything changes. As the wedding weekend unfolds, the secrets each of them holds begin to spill, and friendships and marriages threaten to unravel.
In Sandie Jones’s explosive new suspense novel, jumping to conclusions can become the difference between life and death.
About the Author
SANDIE JONES has worked as a freelance journalist for more than twenty years and has written for publications including The Sunday Times, Woman’s Weekly, and Hello magazine. She lives in London with her husband and three children. She is the author of The Other Woman, a Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine pick.
A USA Today Bestseller!
One of CNN.com’s “Most Anticipated New Books to Read this August”
One of Parade.com's "The Ultimate Summer Reading List: 25 Books You'll Want to Read this Sizzling Season"
One of Popsugar's "Hit the Beach—or the Couch—With the 45 Best Summer Reads of 2021"
One of Brit+Co's "Books to Read on Vacation"
Part of Frolic's "Summer Bucket List: Hot Summer Thrillers and Mysteries"
One of Bookbub's "Five Twist-filled Books to Read This Month"
"Explosive . . . Filled with twists and turns, the story will keep you guessing until the end."—National Examiner
"In this entertaining thriller buoyed by perceptive dialogue, couples who've come to Portugal for a wedding are overwhelmed by the secrets that threaten to ruin each relationship."—Shelf Awareness
"[Jones] is truly a master at writing domestic suspense and characters that will drive you mad! I recommend picking this one up if you are a fan of domestic drama and scandal and are looking for a quick and light read to take with you to the beach before the summer ends."—The Reading Beauty Blog
Praise for Sandie Jones:
"One of the most twisted and entertaining plots."—Reese Witherspoon on The Other Woman
"A perfect beach read."—Kristin Hannah on The Other Woman
"A twisty, deliciously fun read."—Sarah Pekkanen, bestselling co-author of An Anonymous Girl on The Other Woman
"Whiplash-inducing."—The New York Times Book Review on The Other Woman
"Such fun. You'll cheer [Emily's] chutzpah."—People on The Other Woman
"An addictive, page-turning thriller."—National Examiner on The First Mistake
"This thriller will hit close to home."—Refinery29 on The Other Woman
"Excellent . . . Jones delivers a tightly coiled story in The Other Woman and fills it with believable characters."—Associated Press
"Advice: read this!"—Suspense Magazine on The First Mistake