The stunning, twisty new psychological thriller from number one bestseller, Clare Mackintosh, author of I Let You Go and I See You
The police say it was suicide.
Anna says it was murder.
They're both wrong.
One year ago, Caroline Johnson chose to end her life brutally: a shocking suicide planned to match that of her husband just months before. Their daughter, Anna, has struggled to come to terms with their loss ever since.
Now with a young baby of her own, Anna misses her mother more than ever and starts to ask questions about her parents' deaths. But by digging up the past, is she putting her future in danger? Sometimes it's safer to let things lie . . .
The stunning, twisty new psychological thriller from number one bestseller Clare Mackintosh, author of I Let You Go and I See You.
About the Author
Clare Mackintosh spent twelve years in the police force, including time on CID, and as a public order commander. She left the police in 2011 to work as a freelance journalist and social media consultant and is the founder of the Chipping Norton Literary Festival. She now writes full time and lives in North Wales with her husband and their three children.
Clare's debut novel, I Let You Go, was a Sunday Times bestseller and the fastest-selling title by a new crime writer in 2015, selling over one million copies worldwide. It won the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year in 2016 and was selected for ITV's Loose Women's Loose Books. Clare's second novel, I See You was a number one Sunday Times bestseller. I Let You Go and I See You were both selected for the Richard & Judy Book club and have sold in over 60 international territories combined. Let Me Lie is Clare's third novel.
Clare is the patron of the Silver Star Society, an Oxford-based charity which supports the work carried out in the John Radcliffe Hospital's Silver Star unit, providing special care for mothers with medical complications during pregnancy.
A brilliant roller-coaster of a read * Closer Magazine * Let Me Lie grabs you from the first page and never lets go. Taut, compelling and twisty * Linda Green, bestselling author of While My Eyes Were Closed * Latest gripper from popular ex-copper turned bestseller, in which Anna starts to doubt the suicide verdicts on her parents' deaths. The insight and delicacy with which Mackintosh draws her characters - from new mother Anna to weary police officer Murray - is compelling * SUNDAY TIMES AND TIMES CRIME CLUB * A rollercoaster read * PRIMA * With Clare Mackintosh's trademark clever twists, this will keep you up all night * FABULOUS * Clare Mackintosh is the master of surprise * DAILY EXPRESS * Clare Mackintosh just keeps getting better and better - no mean feat after her first two cracking novels. She's so good at getting under the skin of ordinary lives to reveal hidden stories and dramas . . . I honestly raced through the book * JULIA CROUCH, author of Her Husband's Lover * I absolutely loved Let Me Lie. The plot is engrossing and in Murray Mackenzie Clare Mackintosh has created one of those perfect characters who stay with you long after the final page is turned * SARAH FRANKIN, author of Shelter * Nothing is what it seems in this extraordinarily twisty tale of heartbreak and love by Clare "Page-turner" Mackintosh * MICHELLE FRANCES, author of The Girlfriend * Shocking, dark and brilliant, I loved it! * SAM HEPBURN, author of Her Perfect Life * A compelling premise, perfectly paced and threaded with killer twists - Let Me Lie is an utterly gripping psychological thriller * LUCY CLARKE, author of Last Seen * A beautifully written, haunting page turner with a devilish twist or two * COLETTE McBETH, author of An Act of Silence * Another masterclass in misdirection that twists, twists and - when you think you've figured it out - twists again * MARK EDWARDS, author of The Lucky Ones * It's like being in the hands of a master magician. You think you know what she is doing, and that seems thrilling enough, and then she pulls the rug from under you. So very clever. Totally absorbing and original * SABINE DURRANT, author of Sunday Times bestselling Lie With Me * With twists aplenty, this is a belter of a novel * Heat * Let Me Lie is simply impossible to put down. Complex and clever, this book will grab onto you and will not let go * EMMA KAVANAGH, author of Falling * Gripping, inventive and unexpected. Her best yet * EMILY ELGAR, author of If You Knew Her * I devoured every page of this addictive, complex, multi-viewpoint spider's web of plot and clever characterisation. The big twist took me completely by surprise - but even this was overshadowed by the shock of the last page. No cheating. You're in for a treat * JANE CORRY, author of My Husband's Wife and Blood Sisters * Clare Mackintosh does it again. A brilliantly twisting tale of toxic families * ERIN KELLY, Sunday Times bestselling author of He Said/She Said * Brilliant. Tense and surprising but heartbreaking and sensitively written . . . I expect no less from Clare but she seems to get better with each novel * GILLIAN McALLISTER, author of Anything You Do Say * Let Me Lie is absolutely BRILLIANT. I LOVED it. I think this is Clare Mackintosh's best yet. An engaging, engrossing read * MARIAN KEYES * Another one-more-chapter, stay-up-late sensation from Clare Mackintosh. No doubt about it now - she's a major talent * LEE CHILD * As heartbreakingly sad as it is breakneck thrilling, Let Me Lie is a triumph for Clare Mackintosh and a must read for 2018 * LOUISE CANDLISH, author of The Swimming Pool * [An] expertly constructed thriller . . . Instant gratification grip-lit of the highest order * METRO * Her ingeniously twisted plots have made Clare Mackintosh one of our favourite thriller writers . . . A rollercoaster ride with a shocker of a final sentence * Good Housekeeping * Brilliantly clever . . . Let Me Lie is a work of genius * JOANNA CANNON, author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep * Tightly-plotted, tense and affecting, Let Me Lie will keep you guessing until the very last line. No one writes a twist like Clare Mackintosh * PAULA HAWKINS, number one bestselling author of The Girl on the Train *
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 13th March 2018
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 15.6 x 23.2 x 2.9
Weight (kg): 0.55
Edition Number: 1