I didn't put it down until I had turned the final page. A rollercoaster of a read, the pace is relentless, resulting in a denouement that will take your breath away. Bravo, Rachel Ryan!
An eerie and unsettling thriller that twists relentlessly in surprising directions. A gripping debut.
A gripping tale that wraps its tentacles around you and draws you in
A fast-paced, gripping thriller... As the heart-pounding tension unfolds page after page, Rachel Ryan expertly unravels the mystery, leaving readers guessing until the satisfying, surprising ending. Emotional, captivating, and suspenseful, this is a fantastic debut by an author to watch
A stunning debut. Gripping and unpredictable, my heart is still pounding!
Georgina is a fierce, loyal narrator, and the reader won't be able to resist rooting for her success
Ryan does a good job keeping the reader off balance, wondering whether Georgina is indeed going mad. The tension builds as long-held secrets are revealed... Fans of psychological suspense will be satisfied
A stylish, spare, well-structured piece of work . . . Ryan skilfully ramps up the suspense until the atmosphere is tight as a drum . . . A gripping, propulsive debut
A well-drawn psychological thriller packed with tension and twists to keep the reader entranced until the very last page
A high-speed, heart-stopping ride that keeps you guessing until the last page. Hidden Lies is an intriguing story of motherhood, and what mothers will do when pushed to their limits. It's a nuanced look at a dark history, and how the secrets of the past refuse to be buried. A compelling examination of how we treat mothers told through a gripping thriller.
A tense, unsettling thriller about the kind of toxic secret that can blow a family apart. Hidden Lies is a very impressive debut
Pacy . . . I liked how this book used serious themes to show we all have our own stories . . . The characters are relatable and the mystery builds well
I couldn't put it down. A suspenseful read, full of chills and twists. It kept me turning the pages with the clever plotting
A gripping thriller that packs an emotional punch . . . Hidden Lies is a muscular and compelling read that looks set to see Ryan join the ranks of the thriller-writing heavyweights
A tension-filled, emotional page-turner. A cracking Irish crime fiction debut.
Taut, tense, with a twist I did not see coming. I devoured every page of this cracking, clever, original debut
An incredible debut; pacy, clever and tense
You never know when the secrets of your past will rise up and find you again. Rachel Ryan shines in this creepy and chilling debut . . . You will fly through the pages of this tense and fast-paced story, and the giant twist at the end will leave your heart pounding
A clever spin on the every mother's nightmare scenario that probes the secrets at the heart of a family, and of a country. Gripping and hugely readable, Hidden Lies heralds a bright new voice in psychological thrillers
Packed with jaw-dropping moments, Hidden Lies is a twisty thriller with hidden depths. I gobbled it up
A breathless, gut-wrenching thriller
A dark, emotionally compelling psychological thriller which plays to every woman's fears. Heartbreak and betrayal are delivered at a breakneck speed. A terrific debut novel
I have seldom read a first novel which impressed me more: beautifully written, perfectly paced