With scalpel sharp writing and a killer concept, Seven Lies is dark, clever, compelling and utterly assured. It heralds the arrival of a hugely exciting new voice in crime fiction
A compelling take on the obsession that can come with female friendship
Compelling . . . this fine novel shines a light on how our darkest moments shape our future
Brilliantly twisty but also so insightful of human nature: this is a chilling portrayal of an obsessive relationship
This is a tense nerve-shredder that wrong-footed me again and again, leaving the hairs on the back of my neck standing up. There's nothing more terrifying than watching someone disintegrate when love takes a wrong turn.
Breathtakingly good - I devoured Seven Lies in a single weekend. A phenomenal debut.
This gripping and very scary tale of obsessive love is a tour de force
Compulsive, hypnotic . . . a tale of obsession, grief and the real meaning of truth
I read this book with obsession - I loved everything about it. Dark, intimate, and wonderfully unsettling, with the sharpest thriller writing there is, this was an all-consuming read.
With a hold-your-breath moment near the end, we can't stop thinking about it
This compelling and unsettling thriller will have you totally gripped!
Shockingly intimate and scarily insidious. Seven Lies explores the explosive truths behind obsession, love, and a seemingly perfect friendship
A highly entertaining, pitch-dark exploration of an intense and toxic friendship
A pacy domestic thriller sure to keep you reading well past bedtime. Kay holds a mirror up to female friendship and the result is both relatable and utterly chilling
I devoured Seven Lies in less than 24 hours. Such a clever, deliciously dark page turner and a compelling read
I loved it from the first page: spellbinding, urgent, creepy, and impossible to put down. Seven Lies is a hugely satisfying novel of deeply disturbed psychological suspense.
An electrifying psychological thriller . . . even readers who suspect where the story is heading should brace themselves for a wild and surprising ride.
Chilling and unusual, we couldn't put it down
You NEED to read this one. So very unsettling!
A chilling and original voice. It's gripping, fresh and unsettling - all the ingredients I love
Kay's unputdownable thriller follows former childhood friends Jane and Marnie down a devious path littered with secrets, murder and, of course, lies
Elizabeth Kay's debut is a gorgeously narrated and scarily real account of friendship-turned-fixation. You won't be able to put it down
Superbly controlled writing, a captivating voice and a brilliantly plotted story about a toxic friendship
The new face of domestic noir
'Friends forever' becomes a weapon swung with fatal force in Elizabeth Kay's debut. A thriller deftly told through seven lies, the calmly manipulative Jane is a protagonist who will haunt you long after you finish turning the pages. The truth, it turns out, can be far more dangerous than any lie....It's going to be the next massive thriller.
A chilling read that we couldn't put down
What a narrator, and what a plot . . . I was absolutely hooked. Toxic friendships don't get more toxic than this
Compelling, clever, imaginative and beautifully written
Beautifully lyrical, infused with a kind of anticipatory dread that grips you from the very beginning.
Seven Lies takes the idea of the unreliable narrator and spins it on its head. An immersive study of female friendship and loneliness with a scarily reliable narrator who proves that truth is often scarier and stranger than any fiction.
Seven Lies is the perfect psych thriller - smart, dark and morally ambiguous. I loved it.
A slick debut ... original and clever
With a protagonist to rival Villanelle, you'll love this sharp, original and seductive thriller, which turns the idea of an unreliable narrator on its head.
Dark, vivid, and engrossing. You won't want to put this one down!
This is the smartest thriller we've read in a while . . . It's twisted and thrilling, and you will zip through it.
SEVEN LIES is a relentless, chilling story of what happens when friendship becomes obsession. Keep the lights on - you'll be turning pages deep into the night with this one
A remarkable debut from a remarkable author
What a narrator, and what a plot! Toxic friendships don't get more toxic than this.
A dark, gripping story with one of the most interesting and compelling narrators I've ever encountered. Highly recommended