The Last Housewife


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$27.99  $26.03
Sourcebooks Landmark
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6.0 X 9.0 X 1.4 inches | 1.15 pounds

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About the Author

ASHLEY WINSTEAD is an academic turned novelist with a PhD in contemporary American literature. She lives in Houston with her husband, two cats, and beloved wine fridge. You can find her at


Provocative and downright terrifying, The Last Housewife feels ripped from the headlines as it explores the dark world of a violent, misogynist cult in a New York college town. The story unfolds through the eyes of Shay Evans, who returns to avenge the deaths of two college friends and save the women who are still in danger. Winstead deftly tackles the complicated issues of gender, coercion and agency while crafting an edge-of-your-seat, action-packed thriller! -- Internationally bestselling author Wendy Walker
Ashley Winstead takes her reader into the heart of darkness -- and brilliantly reveals the tender, human part hidden in those shadows. Propulsive, smart, and chilling, The Last Housewife confirms what In My Dreams I Hold a Knife promised: no one writes like thrillers like Ashley Winstead. -- Alison Wisdom, author of The Burning Season
A stunning, disturbing thriller that will have your mind and heart racing. The Last Housewife is a clever, twisty, unnerving ride through feminism, patriarchy, and power, and it had me gasping for air. -- Samantha Downing, International Bestselling Author of For Your Own Good
Only fifty shades of grey? Please. Ashley Winstead's The Last Housewife is a technicolor rainbow, provocative and unflinching in its brilliant portrayal of female desire, male violence, and the unsettling link between them. A disturbingly sexy thrill-ride that does more than 'twist'--it explodes off the page, confronting dark truths about women in the patriarchy and forging weapons of resistance from the flames. You don't read The Last Housewife. You face it down. -- Amy Gentry, bestselling author of Good as Gone, Last Woman Standing, and Bad Habits