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Let Me Lie

On sale

27th December 2018

Price: £8.99

Audible Sounds of Crime Award at Crimefest, 2019

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Selected: Paperback / ISBN-13: 9780751564884

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You won’t be able to put this addictive No. 1 bestseller down . . .

And don’t miss Clare Mackintosh’s twisty new thriller – A Game of Lies is out now.

‘No one writes a twist like Clare Mackintosh’ PAULA HAWKINS
‘A belter of a novel’ HEAT

The police say it was suicide.
Anna says it was murder.
Who do you believe?

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 . . .

‘Another one-more-chapter, stay-up-late sensation’ LEE CHILD

‘Absolutely BRILLIANT. I LOVED it. I think this is Clare Mackintosh’s best yet‘ MARIAN KEYES


‘A work of genius’ JOANNA CANNON

‘A rollercoaster ride with a shocker of a final sentence’ GOOD HOUSEKEEPING

‘Clare Mackintosh does it again. A brilliantly twisting tale’ ERIN KELLY


PAULA HAWKINS, number one bestselling author of The Girl on the Train
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
MICHELLE FRANCES, author of The Girlfriend
Nothing is what it seems in this extraordinarily twisty tale of heartbreak and love by Clare "Page-turner" Mackintosh
Another one-more-chapter, stay-up-late sensation from Clare Mackintosh. No doubt about it now - she's a major talent
With Clare Mackintosh's trademark clever twists, this will keep you up all night
A nightmare scenario and some nuanced writing make this a cut above your average thriller; it's not just the premise of the story but the characters who will stick with you
SAM HEPBURN, author of Her Perfect Life
Shocking, dark and brilliant, I loved it!
Let Me Lie is absolutely BRILLIANT. I LOVED it. I think this is Clare Mackintosh's best yet. An engaging, engrossing read
Linda Green, bestselling author of While My Eyes Were Closed
Let Me Lie grabs you from the first page and never lets go. Taut, compelling and twisty
EMILY ELGAR, author of If You Knew Her
Gripping, inventive and unexpected. Her best yet
Clare Mackintosh is the master of surprise
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
Closer Magazine
A brilliant roller-coaster of a read
JOANNA CANNON, author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep
Brilliantly clever . . . Let Me Lie is a work of genius
SARAH FRANKIN, author of Shelter
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
SABINE DURRANT, author of Sunday Times bestselling Lie With Me
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
[An] expertly constructed thriller . . . Instant gratification grip-lit of the highest order
COLETTE McBETH, author of An Act of Silence
A beautifully written, haunting page turner with a devilish twist or two
GILLIAN McALLISTER, author of Anything You Do Say
Brilliant. Tense and surprising but heartbreaking and sensitively written . . . I expect no less from Clare but she seems to get better with each novel
EMMA KAVANAGH, author of Falling
Let Me Lie is simply impossible to put down. Complex and clever, this book will grab onto you and will not let go
Good Housekeeping
One of our favourite thriller writers . . . A rollercoaster ride with a shocker of a final sentence
ERIN KELLY, Sunday Times bestselling author of He Said/She Said
Clare Mackintosh does it again. A brilliantly twisting tale of toxic families
JULIA CROUCH, author of Her Husband's Lover
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
LUCY CLARKE, author of Last Seen
A compelling premise, perfectly paced and threaded with killer twists - Let Me Lie is an utterly gripping psychological thriller
A rollercoaster read
Daily Express
Threats and lies abound as the mystery draws you in
JANE CORRY, author of My Husband's Wife and Blood Sisters
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
With twists aplenty, this is a belter of a novel
LOUISE CANDLISH, author of The Swimming Pool
As heartbreakingly sad as it is breakneck thrilling, Let Me Lie is a triumph for Clare Mackintosh and a must read for 2018
MARK EDWARDS, author of The Lucky Ones
Another masterclass in misdirection that twists, twists and - when you think you've figured it out - twists again