10 episodes

Nancy Brophy fills her novels with romantic betrayals and murder. It’s a far cry from her quiet life in the suburbs, where she and her chef husband, Dan, are living out their golden years. But when Dan is shot dead, Nancy finds herself at the center of a murder case that could be ripped from the pages of her novels.
From Wondery, this is a story about what happens when the line blurs between fiction and reality.  
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Happily Never After: Dan and Nancy Wondery

    • True Crime
    • 3.9 • 15 Ratings

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Nancy Brophy fills her novels with romantic betrayals and murder. It’s a far cry from her quiet life in the suburbs, where she and her chef husband, Dan, are living out their golden years. But when Dan is shot dead, Nancy finds herself at the center of a murder case that could be ripped from the pages of her novels.
From Wondery, this is a story about what happens when the line blurs between fiction and reality.  
Listen to Happily Never After: Dan and Nancy on the Wondery App or wherever you get your podcasts. You can binge all episodes ad-free on Wondery+. Join Wondery+ in the Wondery App, Apple Podcasts or Spotify. Start your free trial by visiting https://wondery.com/links/happily-never-after/ now. 

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    Plot Twist

    Plot Twist

    Nancy Brophy’s marriage started out like a fairy tale. But this fairytale doesn’t end with a happily-ever-after. 




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    • 34 min
    Stupid Question of the Day

    Stupid Question of the Day

    A piece of camera footage sends the detectives in a shocking new direction. 




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    • 38 min
    How To Murder Your Husband

    How To Murder Your Husband

    A seven-year-old blog post resurfaces. Is it research for a piece of fiction, or a confession?




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    • 25 min
    Dearest Dan

    Dearest Dan

    In a box filled with Nancy’s clothes and scarves, the detectives find something far more sinister.




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    • 33 min
    Stranger than Fiction

    Stranger than Fiction

    To catch a criminal, sometimes you have to step into the imagination of one.




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    • 25 min
    The Wrong Wife

    The Wrong Wife

    The murder trial begins and an unexpected witness takes the stand.




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    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

kc3989 ,

Well told but wrong tone

Really engaging and gripping. But the tone and theme tune is off. It’s all too jolly, like ‘haha this is wild, coz she’s such an unlikely killer’. If HE’D killed HER, I have no doubt this series would strike a drastically different tone.

DawnerSun ,

Weirdly perky

Agree with the other reviews, why is it so upbeat and perky with scenes read from her books when it’s about a premeditated execution? This isn’t a fun wacky story like the music and narration style would suggest. Wrong tone and it’s all about her whilst mostly ignoring the victim

ZendayaTruther ,

Not sure

podcast isn’t bad but it’s a little upbeat and jazzy considering someone died, host sounds like she’s doing voice acting for a commercial rather than describing a murder

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