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Tell Me Lies

On sale

2nd November 2023

Price: £13.99

Selected:  Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781869718169

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‘There’s no doubt about it: Pomare is a master of the carefully constructed, impeccably paced psycho-thriller.’ – The Australian

Psychologist Margot Scott has a picture-perfect life: a nice house in the suburbs, a husband, two children and a successful career.

On a warm spring morning Margot approaches one of her clients on a busy train platform. He is looking down at his phone, with his duffel bag in hand as the train approaches. That’s when she slams into his back and he falls in front of the train.

Margot’s clients all lie to her, but one lie cost her family and freedom.

A fast-paced psychological thriller for fans of The Silent Patient.

‘one of our freshest talents’ – NZ Listener

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[ONLINE] REVIEW, Newtown Review of Books
review to come.
NATIONAL [PRINT], Reader's Digest, [AUDIENCE: 200,104, ASR: AUD 5,717]
New Zealand-born award-winning author J.P. Pomare spins another intriguing tale in his latest thriller.
QLD [PRINT] REVIEW, Noosa Style Magazine
inclusion to come.
[ONLINE] INCLUSION, Pedestrian ‘Summer Reads’ special
review to come.
VIC [PRINT], Herald Sun, [AUDIENCE: 306,571, ASR: AUD 4,872]
A whodunit with a limited number of possibilities that encourages the reader to guess between a handful of possibilities.
NATIONAL [PRINT], Good Reading Magazine, [AUDIENCE: 8,000, ASR: AUD 1,158]
It is a deliciously tight and twisty tale that is guaranteed to keep you turning the pages into the wee hours.
WA, The West Australian (Saturday edition), [AUDIENCE: 205,782, ASR: AUD 564]
The acclaimed author of Call Me Evie and In the Clearing returns with this twisty psychological thriller [...]
NATIONAL [PRINT], New Idea, [AUDIENCE: 211,855, ASR: AUD 7,821]
A twisty tale full of suspense and mystery.
ACT [PRINT] Canberra Weekly [AUDIENCE: 43,073, ASR: 481]
Some startling surprises towards the end and a dark, thoughtful conclusion with keep you frantically turning the pages.
NATIONAL [PRINT], The Age and Sydney Morning Herald, [AUDIENCE: 144,211, ASR: AUD 12,289]
Tell Me Lies is a fastpaced, mystery thriller by Melbourne-based Kiwi author JP Pomare.
ACT [PRINT], Review, Canberra Weekly, [AUDIENCE: 43,073, ASR: AUD 260]
Some startling surprises towards the end and a dark, thoughtful conclusion with keep you frantically turning the pages.
VIC [PRINT], Sunraysia Daily, [AUDIENCE: 7,268, ASR: AUD 450]
A BRAND new fast-paced psychological thriller from the new master of the genre from the author of Call Me Evie.
Pomare's use of news reports and court testimony serves to add credibility to what is an incredible plot, full of false leads, misdirection and lies.
[ONLINE] INCLUSION, Assembly Label ‘Summer Reads’
inclusion to come.
NATIONAL [PRINT] REVIEW, The Weekly Times, [AUDIENCE: 50,808, ASR: 3,789]
This is a chillingly superb novel. It is a thriller, cleverly plotted, and will have you likely reading it in one sitting.