The Marriage Pact

The Marriage Pact

A Novel

Book - 2017
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Picture-perfect newlyweds Alice and Jake are unexpectedly initiated into a mysterious organization designed to keep marriages happy and intact through seemingly sensible rules that become increasingly exacting and subject to brutal enforcement.
Publisher: New York :, Bantam Books,, [2017]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780385343299
0385343299
Characteristics: 414 pages ; 25 cm

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KatG1983
Feb 18, 2018

I'm on a stay-cation, and read this book in one day while the Olympics were on mute in the background. I mean, it's fine ... it's a thriller drama, and kept me engaged. But, in truth, there were so many weird unbelievable moments in this story; and I know I should just suspend my disbelief and go with it, but... so many weird moments. I also agree with others that the ending left me cold. You may enjoy this book, but I guarantee you won't remember it 6 months from now.

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jlcwms
Feb 01, 2018

I agree with Heavenne. This was one of the best books I've ever read until the ending. It's inconclusive and disappointing not knowing what happened. After reading reviews of this author's other books, this seems to be her signature endings. Disappointing. This book was too well written and entertaining to end feeling like you were owed something more definitive after the investment of reading the well detailed and never boring story.

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1joyce
Dec 27, 2017

This book was very slow and uninteresting. I had to force myself to finish it.

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heavenne
Sep 15, 2017

This book was a complete page turner. I loved the mood, I loved the atmosphere and the tension that was prevalent throughout nearly the entire novel. It was such an excellent read I had to put aside everything else so that I could progress further until I finished.

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