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Dear Anna

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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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Bren fall in love with the sea.

I found out about your affair with my husband. The posts on your social media pages ranting about sister solidarity feel like a slap in the face".

Dear Anna by Katie Blanchard

Dear fellow readers:

For every fan of psychological thrillers who complains about the endless bad ones, do yourself a favor and read "Dear Anna" and you will see sifting through the bad to get to the great is worth it.

So this book..I do not even know what to SAY about it not how to review without giving spoilers. T
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
Lisa-Books Smiles
Nov 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars. So so so good!
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
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!
Kayleigh Kehoe
Jun 15, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: thriller, netgalley
⭑⭑⭑⭑ 4 stars
"Dear Anna,
Allow me to introduce myself.
I'm a smart bitch from the streets, not a doll in a Versace dress. That's the role that I've been playing. I have done a lot of horrible things to obtain money in my life. Killing you and John won't even come close to the worst.
I have covered up my father's crimes just so my family could have groceries for a week. A week. That's all the money it took to motivate my father to mug someone. He even hurt a man so severely that he died three day
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
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
Christina Cook
Mar 22, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: favorites
This was really really good! It really held my interest and I really enjoyed it. There are not many twists, which sometimes is almost a welcome. Just a straightforward revenge novel with a strong female friendship and a serious douche bag of a husband at the center. I just got her prequel to this one in the mail and am excited to start it soon!
Jul 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: netgalley
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

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 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars

No character was particularly charming in this book. Our heroine although came from a sad background didn’t really elicit too much sympathy from me. (Basically for money she dropped her family. Sure we are told it was the douchebag husband who isolated her but he did it all by dangling money. Her circumstances were not that dire for her to jump for it - she was working and managing to support herself and her younger siblings.)

Therefore it really wasn’t out of support for the heroine th
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
Samradni Eater of Burgers
Aug 18, 2021 rated it really liked it
"I grab the apple slicer and hold it up proudly. He rolls his eyes. I want to take the device down his penis and cut it into five even pieces with the middle sorted out. Give Anna more things to suck on this evening when I thoughtfully send the parts to her in a large envelope mailer."

This bitch crazy.

I liked this book. It was gripping and I absolutely love scorned women who are out for revenge.

I had hoped it would be a 5 star read.
But it had something missing in the plot. Although I don'
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
Debbie’s reviews 🌸📚📚📚🌸
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
Dina Maio
Jul 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
So good. Full review to follow.
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 cou
Morgan Schulman
Jun 08, 2019 rated it really liked it
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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
Katie Blanchard
Jun 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
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.

Hi'D's Book Hub Blogger
Jul 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Dear Anna blew my mind! It's my first book by Katie Blanchard and she did not disappoint! I would have to say this is my favorite Psychological thriller of 2019! Bravo Katie I want more!!! ...more
Margaret Duke-Wyer
Jul 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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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
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
**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 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 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
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
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.
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