#BookReview: The Wives We Play by Briana Cole

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Published: December 18, 2018
Publisher: Dafina
Available: Amazon | BN 
Where To Find Briana Cole

Kimera is happy to be the side-chick to a very wealthy and already married Leo but then he proposes. Kicker is, Leo has no plans on leaving his wife or should I say Wives.

After having her heart broken by a former lover, Kimera decides to become one of Leo’s wives. What she thought would be a easy financial ride for a year turns into a twisty road of secrets and lies. And a competitive relationship between Kimera and Leo’s first wife Tinia. Kimera also becomes reacquainted with her former lover Jamal, things really become messy.

The draw of the Wives We Play is the messiness of this story-line and its characters but by the end of it, what could have been a drama-filled psychological suspense falls completely flat. Kimera wasn’t a very likable character so it was hard to feel empathy for her as she decided to go into a complicated situation...all because her eyes was on the cash.

Honestly, IMO this story would have been so much deeper if we would have gotten POVs from all three wives. Also, the plot was a bit all over the place and it was hard to get fully invested in these characters and their relationships with the exception of Tinia, the first wife. She was the type of crazy I like to read about.

As always what may not have my glass of wine may be someone else’s. So go into this book if you so choose to with your own frame of thought.

Thank you to the publisher and NetGalley for the opportunity to read/review.

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