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Dear Anna

4.53  ·  Rating details ·  38 ratings  ·  33 reviews
The poverty-stricken past of Medeia is stained with blood that's not hers, but it was the price paid for John to bring her into his wealthy life.

His rules made her who she is today — the perfect wife.

Only John is not the perfect husband.

He has Anna.

With vows broken and a prenup staring her in the face, Medeia refuses to go back to the shack of her childhood nightmares. E
Paperback, 300 pages
Published July 16th 2019 by Katie Blanchard
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    Paula  Phillips
    Jun 29, 2019 rated it really liked it

    Medeia Moore changed her whole life to be with her husband, she changed her clothes, her hair and cut off contact with her siblings to live a better life. All seemed to be going well until one day before her husband's birthday, she saw him with his secretary Anna. They were getting cozy after lunch. Medeia soon learns he is cheating on her with Anna. Over the next course of the novel, Medeia will try and plan an escape route so she is left with something. During this time, she also stalks Anna a
    Donna Hines
    Jun 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    Shelves: arc, netgalley
    That moment you pick up your Amazon Kindle seeking a thriller like no other and stumble upon one!
    My word what doesn't this novel have is the question!
    It's packed to the top with so much suspense, captivating heart stopping action, and those Dear Anna Letters .....Anxiety just went up!
    No seriously, I loved this new work from Katie Blanchard because of the writing but also because she took the time to lay the ground work to make it work.
    Medeia is not stupid. She knows her husband John has been hav
    Jul 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    "Don't be fooled by what you see. I'm not a dumb trophy wife"... one of this summer's best revenge novels is soon to hit your shelf! When Medeia realizes she is trapped in a no good, stifling marriage, she takes her life into her own hands - even if her prenup states she is entitled to nothing in the event of a divorce. She has worked long and hard to be the wife John can display in front of his friends and employees - "the heels may hurt, but their red bottoms let the world know that you have i ...more
    Mistress  #darklings
    Jun 18, 2019 rated it really liked it
    A good, solid, psychological thriller. A woman wronged, hell bent on revenge. The theme might seem familiar, it’s one that’s been done many times before.
    Now, the thing here, as the author, is to make your version of it seem new and fresh. Make it enticing & exciting so the reader picks it up in the first place.
    Well, something must have been done properly for me to want to read it in the first instance.
    There’s clearly been a lot of thought gone into this, as the background for the book has
    Christa Rhinehart
    Jun 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    From the beginning of the book, you are sucked right in and you cannot put it down until you finish this book. This book is action packed, with suspense and excitement about what happens next.

    Medeia is the wife of John, a man cheating on her with his secretary Anna. He keeps Medeia from having a job, friends and basically from being herself. Medeia, being from the sticks, goes along with these things John does not allow her to do, thinking she is being the wife he wants her to be. Until....she c
    Jun 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    Oh. My. God. I read the the plot to this and thought this seems like a fun weekend read. What I didn’t plan was to sit for 11 hours straight on my couch reading the whole thing! Ha! It was THAT good. A woman wants revenge on her husband for having an affair with his secretary. Sounds basic enough but what follows is anything but! This book is clever, unique and had some nail biting moments! One of my favorites of the year so far!! Run don’t walk when this book comes out! Thank you to the publish ...more
    Morgan Schulman
    Jun 08, 2019 rated it really liked it
    Shelves: reader-s-copy
    I received an advanced reader’s copy in exchange for an honest review

    This was a gonzo battered women’s revenge tale and I was here for it but I would hope to never actually meet any of these crazy cats in real life. Like Dallas on acid
    CloudOfThoughts_Books Keirstin
    Jun 27, 2019 rated it really liked it
    Dear Anna by author Katie Blanchard is a great quick read, fast paced and detailed enough!

    Thank you Netgalley and the publisher for a copy of this book in exchange for an honest opinion.
    Kiersten Modglin
    Jun 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    Holy cow! Dear Anna had everything I look for in a book. This story sucked me in from that very first page. The notes to Anna were seriously perfect and the workings of a veteran author—not someone writing their first thriller.

    Blanchard’s words were flawless. Every bit of this story flowed smoothly and effortlessly. I’ve never rooted for a character like I did Medeia. She was a scorned wife with a horrible, horrible excuse for a husband. This author’s mind was so dark and twisted, the way she w
    Jun 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
    Not bad at all for a first psychological thriller. Some things were a little far fetched, but the overall story was interesting. Good revenge
    Katie Blanchard
    Jun 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
    Dear Anna,
    I was the perfect wife.
    You were his whore.
    You plotted against me with the devil, himself.
    Will God let you repent for your sin?
    I won't.

    Joyce Stewart Reviews
    Jul 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    Katie Banchard
    Release Date : July 16, 2019
    Genre: psychological thriller
    Blurp : Marriage can be bitter; revenge is deadly.
    This is a tale of an abused and scorned woman. I love a story about revenge, seeing just how far someone will go to get back at someone they feel has done them wrong never ceases to amaze me. As soon as I saw this book I knew I had to read it. And sure enough Katie Banchard did not let me down ! She out did herself writing her first ever psychologic
    Jul 11, 2019 rated it liked it
    Shelves: 3-star
    This book was nice but I would not go so far and call it "psychological thriller",it's more a book about domestic violence.
    It was nicely written,it wasn't too long,there was no dragging around,it was fast paced and straight on point.It's told only from Media's POV so you get really good insight into her mind.However,there was no suspension here because you already know how this thing will end before you reach the middle of the book.

    Media has been married to John for ten years now.Coming from poo
    Jul 14, 2019 rated it really liked it
    "He wanted me to have everything I desired back then, and I was so enamored with it that I didn’t realize I would be giving parts of my soul away as payment."

    Dear Anna was my first book by Katie Blanchard and I must admit I am pretty impressed. You would NEVER know this was her first taste of writing a physiological thriller. I loved everything about this story. Everything about this book captured my interest until the very end. Each page was a fast paced, and emotionally charged read. I could
    Margaret Duke-Wyer
    Jul 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    Shelves: reviewed
    Wow! What a thriller, action packed, exciting, riveting, powerful. Oh men, beware your betrayed spouse!

    Medeia is married to John, a very wealthy successful businessman who has groomed her in more ways than one. Gone is the poor girl with a dubious family with little or nothing; she is now the trophy wife with impeccable grooming, taste and charm. But John has groomed her in the negative sense as well. Gone is her job, gone is her family (they are not good enough), gone are all her friends, gone
    Sara ✨ Next Book Review Blog ✨
    I had noticed Dear Anna by Katie Blanchard out and about for a few days. While it sounded really good I just didn't have the time to add another review to my calendar for mid-July. Then I saw the cover. I don't know what it is about covers but they can really make or break a book. In this instance, it went from I just can't too... I have to find a way to fit this in. And I did. It took me a day or so to get through the first 50%, which seems to be the typical thing for thrillers as of late. Most ...more
    Jul 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    Lies, Deceit, Betrayal, Manipulation, Abuse, Cheating, Friendship and dare I say Love. This book seriously has it all! I devoured this book in mere hours. It hooked me right away and then i could not stop to look away because I needed to follow the journey and see what happened in the end. I highly recommend this book if you are looking for a fast paced summer thriller.

    Medeia a married 36 year old house wife just discovered her husband cheating on her with the young 23 year old secretary of his
    Denise  Satin
    Jul 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    WOW!!! OMG!!! This is my first book by Katie Blanchard and I will be following her to see whatever else she writes. This book was awesome. As you read from the blurb Medeia is married to John, a wealthy man. The opening chapter is you seeing Media watching her husband having an intimate lunch with his secretary Anna, hence the name of the book. Media gave up everything to be married to John and then to find out he his cheating on her is devastating. But, that is not all. She finds out that with ...more
    Brittany Alexander
    Jul 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    Holy cow!!! This book was AMAZING!!!! Definitely on my list for top reads of this year. This isn't a romance, it's classified as a psychological thriller, and rightfully so. This will fuck with your head, but in the most delicious way possible. It's definitely a thriller, you won't be able to put this book down. There's not really any twists, except for the very last sentence of the book, which I'm still crazy over.

    The main character in this book is fucking insane. Her husband is cheating on he
    Jul 12, 2019 rated it really liked it
    Shelves: arcs
    Holy crap I devoured this book!! Had to put it down to work or else I would have read it in one sitting.

    It was the perfect length of a book. Not too long. The right amount of words. You know when they just ramble on and on about nothing... fillers? Well there isn’t any of that in this book. Everything is relevant to the story and what happens.

    Madeira “s character opens up so much in this book. She goes from poor as dirt take charge older sister to submissive wife for money to taking care of he
    Jul 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    From the first page, you are sucked right into the story starting with Medeia’s Journal of Dear Anna letters.These letters give the story a nice touch, giving you an insight inside the main character’s state of mind. Medeia is the perfect wife to her husband, John. She’s cut off everything she has ever known to become exactly what John wants. Only problem is, John gets greedy and sleeps with his secretary, Anna. Now Medeia, a woman done wrong, is faced with a decision: Walk away with nothing or ...more
    Jul 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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    Jul 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    This book totally left me with all the feels. This book is about an abused woman who gets revenge on her husband once he sleeps with his secretary.. he tried to keep her as naive as he could by making her cut off all family members and friends but little did her husband know that she saw him with his secretary getting awful cozy. Revenge will be gotten and karma never felt so good. I loved how this book was only one perspective ( the wife’s) which helped me to stay connected to the story. This b ...more
    Roma Sharma
    Jun 16, 2019 rated it liked it
    3.5 stars
    This is a well written book, especially since it’s a debut novel. It’s short and fast paced. There’s no dragging around. It’s written only from one perspective and that helps to keep it straight. It’s interesting enough that you keep turning the pages but it’s not a thriller. It’s a domestic drama with a murder but not a shocking psychological thriller as it’s being portrayed. There aren’t any twists in the tale that prove shocking. The characters are well created and make you wish you
    Jul 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    Dear Anna will have you staying up all night just to see what happens next in Katie Blanchard’s first thriller novel.
    Medeia is the main character who has become the perfect wife to her husband John. John has Medeia cut off any ties from her old life, including family, friends and even going as far as to play on her depression. John, however, doesn’t fill his wife in on his afternoon delight, Anna. John not only has the perfect wife, but also the perfect affair or at least he thinks so. Hell ben
    **Copy provided through Netgalley in advance.**

    Wow. What a suspenseful thrill ride. Medeia discovers her rich, controlling husband is cheating on her with his secretary. But with an iron clad prenup, divorce is out of the question. What's a girl to do? Murder, of course.

    I didn't care for the ending. It seemed hastily thrown together. But the journey to get there was well thought out, well written, and fun to read. I couldn't put it down. Nicely done.

    Jul 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    This author reels you in and keeps you hooked from page 1. This book is thoroughly exciting, intriguing and I was on the edge of my seat from beginning to end.

    The author really knows how to keep the suspense building and doesn’t let you down ever. I have a new author to watch for. I loved this book!!
    Jul 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    One of the best books I have ever read in this Genre. It is crazy amazing, thrilling and full of suspense and surprise. I was blown away by the words in this book. The book had me on the edge of my sear and I devoured every word as fast as I could. This is a must-read. Prepare yourself. It was AMAZING!
    Tamara Lush
    Jul 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    Twisty and dark, the main character of Medeia is one that will stay with me for a long time. There are no Mary Sue characters in this book - everyone has flaws. It’s a haunting tale and one that I truly enjoyed reading!
    Nicole Parnell
    Jul 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
    Best psychological thriller I’ve read all year. Dear Anna has it all. It starts from page 1 and you won’t be able to put it down. Dear Anna will god let you repent for your sin?? I won’t....Medeia

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    I love books. I love to hold books, look at books, hoard books, buy too many books, and most importantly read books. I decided one day that instead of letting characters act out the day inside my head, that I would put them down on paper. Thus, the birth of Pressing Flowers, my first self-published novel.

    I couldn't stop there. Dear Anna is my first psychologica
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