The Last Thing He Told Me: A Novel

The Last Thing He Told Me: A Novel

by Laura Dave (Author)

The perfect gift for Mothers Day! Dont miss the #1 New York Times bestselling blockbuster and Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick thats sold over 2 million copies—now an Apple TV+ Limited series starring Jennifer Garner! The “page-turning, exhilarating” (PopSugar) and “heartfelt thriller” (Real Simple) about a woman who thinks shes found the love of her life—until he disappears.Before Owen Michaels disappears, he smuggles a note to his beloved wife of one year: Protect her. Despite her confusion and fear, Hannah Hall knows exactly to whom the note refers—Owens sixteen-year-old daughter, Bailey. Bailey, who lost her mother tragically as a child. Bailey, who wants absolutely nothing to do with her new stepmother. As Hannahs increasingly desperate calls to Owen go unanswered, as the FBI arrests Owens boss, as a US marshal and federal agents arrive at her Sausalito home unannounced, Hannah quickly realizes her husband isnt who he said he was. And that Bailey just may hold the key to figuring out Owens true identity—and why he really disappeared. Hannah and Bailey set out to discover the truth. But as they start putting together the pieces of Owens past, they soon realize theyre also building a new future—one neither of them could have anticipated. With its breakneck pacing, dizzying plot twists, and evocative family drama, The Last Thing He Told Me is a “page-turning, exhilarating, and unforgettable” (PopSugar) suspense novel.

In Laura Dave's captivating novel "The Last Thing He Told Me," Hannah Hall finds herself entangled in a web of mystery and danger when her husband Owen vanishes without a trace, leaving behind a cryptic note that reads, "Protect her." Hannah is left to care for her teenage stepdaughter Bailey, a girl she barely knows, as they embark on a treacherous journey to uncover the truth behind Owen's disappearance and the secrets he kept.

As Hannah delves deeper into the enigma surrounding Owen's whereabouts, she discovers a hidden world of lies, betrayals, and unexpected alliances. She must navigate a treacherous landscape of deception, piecing together fragments of information and following elusive clues to unravel the puzzle that threatens to consume her life.

With each twist and turn, Hannah and Bailey's bond deepens as they overcome obstacles together, learning to rely on each other amidst the chaos. They encounter a cast of intriguing characters, each with their own motives and secrets, blurring the lines between friend and foe.

Laura Dave masterfully weaves a tapestry of suspense, emotion, and familial bonds in "The Last Thing He Told Me." Hannah's unwavering determination to find Owen and protect Bailey drives the narrative forward, keeping readers on the edge of their seats until the very last page. This novel is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the extraordinary lengths we go to protect those we love.

Whether you're a fan of mystery, suspense, or heartwarming family dramas, "The Last Thing He Told Me" promises an immersive and unforgettable reading experience. Dive into this compelling tale of love, loss, and the unbreakable ties that bind us together.