Kimberly Belle is a thriller and domestic suspense author best known for writing The Marriage Lie, Dear Wife, and Stranger in the Lake.

Bellew grew up in Kingsport, Tennessee where her parents worked as a chemist and a speech pathologist, respectively. She would go on to attend Agnes Scott College where she earned her Bachelor of Arts. After college, Belle worked for companies such as Habitat for Humanity, the YWCA, Annie E. Casey Foundation, and the United Way. She would eventually find her way to fiction with the release of her first novel, The Last Breath. Belle is married to a Dutchman and they split time between Atlanta and Amsterdam.

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Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Last Breath (2014)Description / Buy at
The Ones We Trust (2015)Description / Buy at
The Marriage Lie (2016)Description / Buy at
Three Days Missing (2018)Description / Buy at
Dear Wife (2019)Description / Buy at
Stranger in the Lake (2020)Description / Buy at
My Darling Husband (2021)Description / Buy at
Young Rich Widows (With: Cate Holahan,Vanessa Lillie,Layne Fargo) (2022)Description / Buy at
The Personal Assistant (2022)Description / Buy at
The Paris Widow (2024)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Anthologies

A Thousand Doors(2018)Description / Buy at

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The Marriage Lie is Belle’s first book and tells the story of Iris and Will. The two have been married for seven years and have a seemingly perfect life. One day, Will flies out for a business trip to Florida. That same day, a plane heading for Seattle crashes and kills everyone on board and Will was one of the passengers. Iris is grief stricken, but left wondering: why did Will lie about where he was going? She sets out to find the truth about her husband, uncovering answers that will shock her to the core.

Belle is also the author of Stranger in the Lake. Charlotte married Paul, a widower, which was the source of much gossip in their small town. Despite that, the two are enjoying a charmed life together. Paul has put behind him the drowning of his ex-wife and the two are seemingly happy. Life takes a twist when a woman is found drowned in the lake in the exact same spot as Paul’s ex-wife. Making matters wore, Paul knew her as Charlotte saw them talking just the day before. Paul tells the police that he never met the woman which sends Charlotte on a search to find out what her husband is hiding.

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