Between Husbands and Friends

Between Husbands and Friends

Lucy met Kate when they were both young wives and mothers. In the years since, the two women and their husbands and children have become inseparable, spending every August together in a house on Nantucket. Lucy and Kate, each other's most trusted confidantes, have shared their secrets, from the mundane to the shocking--but there's one explosive secret that Lucy has kept to herself.

As August once again approaches, Lucy must confront the truth she has kept hidden all these years. Now, in the midst of an unexpected family crisis, she must make a decision that could shatter all of their lives.

A poignant and gripping novel about friendship, family, loyalty and deceit, Between Husbands and Friends will hold you spellbound as it lays bare the desire and complexity of the human heart.

Title:Between Husbands and Friends
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780312974220
Format Type:

    Between Husbands and Friends Reviews

  • Nancy Baker

    Lucy and Kate find themselves in a new town and in need on a friend -- a confidante. With their children in the same grade, the mothers become best friends and eventually their husbands do the same an...

  • Denise

    Between Husbands and Friends by Nancy Thayer was a slow start for me but keep reading because the plot, characters and emotions are intensified and the reader is rewarded with a page turner!There are ...

  • Mary

    Having married young, Lucy West - wife of Max West, the editor of a small-town Massachusetts newspaper - found herself occasionally troubled by a variety of doubts and questions which flitted through ...

  • Laura

    A boring story about the aftermath of people suffering from boredom in the suburbs. All the adult characters were unlikeable, and the ending was unrealistic....

  • Nicole

    4.5 stars! I loved this story and all the characters. Emotional and very well written....

  • Laurie

    I love Nancy Thayer! This might not have been one of her best, but still gave me the satisfying peek into "real" lives that are so much a part of a Thayer novel!...

  • A. R.

    My rating 2.5 stars."Between Husbands and Friends" is cliche women's fiction. Two best girlfriends who share hopes and dreams, secrets, family and of course one has a big secret that could destroy the...

  • Cait S

    This was an interesting ride full of weird things that completely contradict each other in terms of how I enjoyed the story. First there was the fact that physically reading this book is a very long a...

  • Marcia

    Actual Rating: ***1/2This was an earlier book (1999) from Nancy Thayer, and the story revolves around the damage that secrets long held can do to relationships. I wondered as the story became more and...

  • Leslie

    What a hot mess. Lucy and Kate are friends. Lucy and Kate like to hang at Nantucket. Kate is married to Chip, though it doesn’t stop her from side-stepping or from falling in love with Garrison. Luc...