Second Marriage
Gill Paul, Read by Lisa Flanagan

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Narrated By: Lisa Flanagan

Duration: 12 hours and 53 minutes

What to expect

From the internationally bestselling author of The Secret Wife comes a tale of love, sacrifice and betrayal, available now.

Published in the US as Jackie and Maria.

JACKIE
When her first marriage ends in tragedy, Jackie Kennedy fears she’ll never love again. But all that changes when she encounters…

ARI
Successful and charming, Ari Onassis is a man who promises her the world. Yet soon after they marry, Jackie learns that his heart also belongs to another…

MARIA
A beautiful, famed singer, Maria Callas is in love with Jackie’s new husband – and she isn’t going to give up.

Little by little, Jackie and Maria’s lives begin to tangle in a dangerous web of secrets, scandal and lies. But with both women determined to make Ari theirs alone, the stakes are high. How far will they go for true love?

Readers love The Second Marriage:

‘Glamorous and highly seductive, this compelling story explores the lives of two complex, powerful women complete with all their talents and flaws.’ Dinah Jefferies, author of The Tuscan Contessa

‘Heart-breaking. Brilliant. Powerful. Its intensity and perception knocked me out; I guarantee that this fascinating love-triangle story will have you enthralled.’ Kate Furnivall, author of The Guardian of Lies

‘I was completely enthralled, wholly swept up in the characters, the glamour, and the fascinating story of these iconic women. An utter treat from beginning to end – readers far and wide will fall under its spell.’ Jenny Ashcroft, author of Beneath a Burning Sky

‘I can't rave highly enough about this book – it's my favourite Gill Paul novel to date. A dazzling yet moving portrait of two very different iconic women, it's brilliantly researched, compellingly told and completely fascinating. I just loved it.’ Tracy Rees, author of Amy Snow

‘A compelling and fascinating story about powerful personalities.’ Rosanna Ley, author of The Lemon Tree Hotel

‘Addictive and so well-researched. I read it in a day.’ Kate Riordan, author of The Heatwave

‘A truly compelling story… This is the best of historical fiction – leaving you wanting to learn more.’ Liz Trenow, author of The Forgotten Seamstress

Genre

Historical romance, Historical fiction

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‘I can't rave highly enough about this book – it's my favourite Gill Paul novel to date. A dazzling yet moving portrait of two very different iconic women, it's brilliantly researched, compellingly told and completely fascinating. I just loved it.’ Tracy Rees

‘Addictive and so well-researched. I read it in a day.’ Kate Riordan

‘The novel brilliantly evokes the world of the jet-set, rich and famous of the sixties so well I felt I was living it all alongside them.’ Kathleen McGurl

‘A truly compelling story… This is the best of historical fiction – leaving you wanting to learn more.’ Liz Trenow

‘I was completely enthralled, wholly swept up in the characters, the glamour, and the fascinating story of these iconic women. An utter treat from beginning to end – readers far and wide will fall under its spell.’ Jenny Ashcroft

‘Glamorous and highly seductive, this compelling story explores the lives of two complex, powerful women complete with all their talents and flaws.’ Dinah Jefferies

‘Surprising and devastating… perfect historical fiction.’ Hazel Gaynor

‘Simply stunning. I really can’t stop thinking about these two women now. This will be HUGE!’ Louise Beech

‘An intriguing behind-the-scenes look at the rivalry between two of the world’s most glamorous women.’ Stephanie Thornton

‘Beautiful, tender, and humane storytelling.’ Kate Thompson

‘An intoxicating mix of glamour, scandal and fascinating insight into the lives of two of the twentieth century’s most iconic women – and the man they both loved.’ Tammy Cohen

‘A deep dive into glitz, glamour and heartbreak. Gill Paul’s emotionally turbulent, amazing novels never disappoint.’ Karen Harper

‘A delectable novel about the lives and romantic rivalry of two female icons—such a juicy page-turner!’ Kris Waldherr