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One murder. Four confessions.
Every. Word. A. Lie.

‘Smart, twisty and heartbreaking’ TM LOGAN
‘Keeps you hooked’ SUNDAY TIMES
‘Jackie Collins meets Miss Marple in this sassy whodunnit’ PETERBOROUGH TELEGRAPH
‘Up there with Big little Lies and Desperate Housewives’ CLAIRE ALLAN
‘Twisty and entertaining’ HEAT, ‘Read of the Week’

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Why would four women confess to the same murder?

At the luxurious Serenity Spa Resort on the Californian coast, guests arrive ready to celebrate what is set to be the wedding of the year. But things are about to go horribly wrong . . .

Among them are four brilliant but desperate women – Ginger, Lulu, Emily and Kate – all harbouring a secret they’d do anything to protect.

Just twenty-four hours later, a man is found dead at the hotel. In the ensuing investigation, each of these women confess to the crime, insisting they acted alone.

The police know they’re lying, but why?

Only these four women know the answer.

And they’re not telling . . .


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‘Had me absolutely hooked’ JENNY BLACKHURST
‘Loved the strong female characters’ HARRIET TYCE
‘Totally gripping’ VANESSA SAVAGE
‘A book to completely lose yourself in’ JO SPAIN
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*WHAT READERS ARE SAYING ABOUT PRETTY GUILTY WOMEN*

‘I haven’t enjoyed a book this much in a long time!’

‘You won’t be able to put this book down’

‘A deliciously dishy page turner’

‘The most addictive novel I’ve read in ages’

Reviews

Keeps you turning the pages
Sunday Times
Jackie Collins meets Miss Marple in this sassy whodunnit . . . with strong female characters, enough twists to keep the pages turning and a line-up to give Desperate Housewives a run for their money, this is an entertaining mystery thriller
Peterborough Telegraph
LaManna's women are flawed and relatable, and oodles of drama keep the pages turning all the way to a genuinely surprising final twist. This is the perfect summer beach read
Publishers Weekly
A book to completely lose yourself in
Jo Spain, author of 'The Confession'
Clever twists and plenty of vibrant characters in this novel about friendship, its fragility and its resilience
Morning Star
From the moment I started reading Pretty Guilty Women, I was completely immersed in the gripping, twisty, diffuser-filled world of a posh spa wedding, where four college friends reunite, each with old baggage and new. Sparkling with insight, wine, humor, and a drop of blood, the women in this book leapt off the page and straight into my heart. Pretty Guilty Women is a must read!
Susan Crawford, author of 'The Pocket Wife'
I loved the strong female characters
Harriet Tyce, author of 'Blood Orange'
Had me absolutely hooked
Jenny Blackhurst, author of 'How I Lost You'
Twisty and entertaining
Heat 'Read of the Week'
Totally gripping
Vanessa Savage, author of 'The Woman in the Dark'
Up there with Big Little Lies and Desperate Housewives
Claire Allan, author of 'Her Name Was Rose'
Pretty Guilty Women is a joy to read! LaManna's writing style is so engaging
New York Journal of Books
Smart, twisty and heartbreaking
TM LOGAN, author of 'The Holiday'