The Husbands by Chandler Baker audiobook

The Husbands: A Novel

By Chandler Baker
Read by Allyson Ryan

Macmillan Audio 9781250319517

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781250804112

  • ISBN: 9781250804112

Runtime: 12.21 Hours
Category: Fiction/Women
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

A Travel+Leisure Magazine Pick of Most Anticipated Books of Summer

“Chandler Baker, queen of the feminist thriller, has delivered once again! The Husbands is a poignant exploration of what it would take for women to have it all." —Sally Hepworth, New York Times bestselling author of The Good Sister Chandler Baker, the New York Times bestselling author of Whisper Network, is back with The Husbands, a novel that asks: to what lengths will a woman go for a little more help from her husband? Nora Spangler is a successful attorney but when it comes to domestic life, she packs the lunches, schedules the doctor appointments, knows where the extra paper towel rolls are, and designs and orders the holiday cards. Her husband works hard, too… but why does it seem like she is always working so much harder? When the Spanglers go house hunting in Dynasty Ranch, an exclusive suburban neighborhood, Nora meets a group of high-powered women—a tech CEO, a neurosurgeon, an award-winning therapist, a bestselling author—with enviably supportive husbands. When she agrees to help with a resident’s wrongful death case, she is pulled into the lives of the women there. She finds the air is different in Dynasty Ranch. The women aren’t hanging on by a thread. But as the case unravels, Nora uncovers a plot that may explain the secret to having-it-all. One that’s worth killing for. Calling to mind a Stepford Wives gender-swap, The Husbands imagines a world where the burden of the “second shift” is equally shared—and what it may take to get there. A Macmillan Audio production from Flatiron Books "The Husbands is both a gripping, well-crafted mystery and an insightful critique of motherhood and marriage in the modern age--working mothers everywhere will feel seen in the best possible way.” —Kimberly McCreight, New York Times bestselling author of Reconstructing Amelia and A Good Marriage

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Utterly engrossing and thoroughly timely, The Husbands is both a gripping, well-crafted mystery and an insightful critique of motherhood and marriage in the modern age—working mothers everywhere will feel seen in the best possible way.” Kimberly McCreight, New York Times bestselling author 

Reviews

Reviews

Author

Author Bio: Chandler Baker

Author Bio: Chandler Baker

Chandler Baker grew up in Florida, went to college at the University of Pennsylvania, and studied law at the University of Texas. She now lives in Austin with her husband, though her heart remains at the beach. She strongly believes that writing quality improves vastly if done while staring out at a large body of water and daydreaming. Chandler is the author of the young adult thriller Alive, as well as the High School Horror series.

Titles by Author

Details

Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Fiction/Women
Runtime: 12.21
Audience: Adult
Language: English