Dead Ex
Jane Corry

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Narrated By: Laura Aikman, Honeysuckle Weeks

Duration: 10 hours and 50 minutes

What to expect

Penguin Audio presents The Dead Ex by Jane Corry, read by Laura Aikman and Honeysuckle Weeks.


'I wish he'd just DIE.'

He said in sickness and in health. But after Vicki was attacked at work and left suffering with epilepsy, her husband Daniel left her for his mistress.

So when Vicki gets a call one day to say that he's gone missing, her first thought is 'good riddance'. But then the police find evidence suggesting that Daniel is dead. And they think Vicki had something to do with it.

What really happened on the night of Daniel's disappearance?
And how can Vicki prove her innocence, when she's not even sure of it herself?


Thriller / suspense fiction, Crime and mystery fiction, Narrative theme: Death, grief, loss, Family life fiction, Crime and mystery: women sleuths, Romantic suspense

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Few writers can match Jane Corry in her compelling portrayals of damaged women and their dangerous liaisons

Cara Hunter, author of Close to Home

Jane Corry takes you to places you'd never want to go and marshals her plot lines expertly - by the time I finished I had twisted blood

T A Cotterell

A powerful and addictive read

Kate Furnivall

Beautifully written...The Dead Ex totally hooked me

Peter James

Jane corry has done it again! The Dead Ex had me hooked until the very last page

Kathryn Croft

Suspense, thrills and intelligent storytelling. I highly recommend it!

LJ Ross

The Dead Ex is compelling, twisty and utterly gripping. I couldn't put it down

Emma Curtis

Jane Corry explores the dark underbelly of the intricately plotted thriller with a surprising twist

Sanjida Kay

A compelling and deftly plotted thriller, with echoes of Apple Tree Yard, The Dead Ex kept me guessing right until the (shocking) end

Nuala Ellwood

A fearsomely good thriller

Nicci French

Jane Corry's experiences working with prisoners adds a unique authenticity to this twisty thriller

Emily Elgar

This twisty tale of love and revenge is a compulsive read

Kate Hamer

Jane Corry hooks us from page one

Jane Holland

A powerful psychological thriller...I was gripped from the first page till the last

Sandra Howard

Compulsive, edgy and with some fabulous twists that I didn't see coming!

B A Paris, author of 'Behind Closed Doors'

Completely captivating storytelling, fascinating and compelling characters - I loved it

Luana Lewis

Jane Corry's writing grabs you at the first page and doesn't let go

Sue Fortin

I loved The Dead Ex! Full of twists & turns that come together in the most unexpected fashion

Louise Jensen, author of 'The Sister'

Fans of psychological thrillers will be hooked after the first page


A complex thriller with so many twists that you will be desperate to get to the end to find out the truth! A great summer read

Katerina Diamond

Psychological thriller writing at its very