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Audiobook Downloadable / ISBN-13: 9781409187455

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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

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‘A.J. Park is a master of suspense who knows how to keep readers hovering tensely over the edges of their seats’ – Sophie Hannah

A freak accident. An impossible choice. But what was…


When Paul Reeve comes home to find his wife in the bathroom, bloodied and shaking, his survival instinct kicks in.

Alice never meant to kill the intruder. She was at home, alone, and terrified. She doesn’t deserve to be blamed for it. Covering up the murder is their only option.

But the crime eats away at the couple and soon they can’t trust anyone – even one another…


This is a real page turner. I finished it in one go!
Martina Cole
The First Lie has everything I want in a thriller. Riveting, fast-paced, and full of twists and unforgettable characters, and that one rare quality: I absolutely could not put it down.
Chris Mooney
A great thriller that will keep you turning the pages late into the night. A story that will continuously make you question what you would do in the same position. Great read!
Luca Veste
Where nothing is as it seems, The First Lie is twisty, layered and compelling. A genuine page-turner, A.J. Park has a big future in British crime fiction
M.W. Craven
What a fantastic read it was! It's a superbly gripping and brilliantly twisty tale
Simon Lelic
A.J. Park is a master of suspense who knows how to keep readers hovering tensely over the edges of their seats
Sophie Hannah
Fast-moving, gripping, the ground shifting perpetually beneath your feet as you read... I read it in one sitting
Alex Marwood
What an incredible thriller it is. So many twists and turns that I didn't see coming, and extremely engrossing
Susan Lewis
Tightly plotted, well-drawn characters and an edge of your seat page-turner
Cathy Kelly
Splendidly twisty, with a compelling inner momentum, it keeps its secrets until the final pages
Daily Mail
In this gripping debut, we see how one lie leads to another, leaving the couple to wonder who they can trust - if anyone
Woman's Weekly
A terrific debut
Alex Gray
Full of drama and suspense
My Weekly
A gripping read
The Sun