Top

We have updated our Privacy Policy Please take a moment to review it. By continuing to use this site, you agree to the terms of our updated Privacy Policy.

The Opposite of Murder

On sale

14th November 2024

Price: £20

Select a format

Selected: Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9781529352955

Disclosure: If you buy products using the retailer buttons above, we may earn a commission from the retailers you visit.

***WINNER OF THE 2023 CWA DAGGER IN THE LIBRARY***

What if the only way you could prevent a murder was by confessing to it?

Jemma Stelling has confessed to a murder.
She is the police’s lead suspect.
She couldn’t have committed the crime.
She has an unshakeable alibi: at the time of Marianne Cass’s brutal murder, Jemma was at the police station, confessing to a murderous obsession with Marianne.
Is Jemma Stelling innocent? Or is she an ingenious, cold-blooded killer?
Can you be guilty of the opposite of murder?

PRAISE FOR SOPHIE HANNAH:

‘A new novel by Sophie Hannah is a cause for celebration!’ ALEX MICHAELIDES, author of THE SILENT PATIENT
‘One of the best crime writers currently working’ THE SCOTSMAN
‘High concept and so satisfying’ GILLIAN MCALLISTER, author of WRONG PLACE WRONG TIME
‘Brain-bending’ GOOD HOUSEKEEPING

Reviews

Crime Monthly, Ones to Watch for 2022
Twisty
The Scotsman
One of the best crime writers currently working
The Times
The Couple at the Table is a wise and witty portrait of modern marriage and murder
Crime Time
Complex and satisfying outing
My Weekly
A fabulously twisty and entertaining read!
Alex Michaelides, author of THE SILENT PATIENT
A new novel by Sophie Hannah is a cause for celebration. The Couple at The Table has everything you want in a mystery - a cryptic threat, a murder, a closed circle of suspects and an unguessable solution. Completely ingenious, entirely satisfying - a delight from start to finish
Gillian McAllister, author of THAT NIGHT
I have just finished The Couple At The Table and it is BY FAR Sophie Hannah's best one yet. Relatable, funny, high concept and so satisfying I watched in awe as the pieces fell into place. Bravo!
Fabulous
You'll love this brain-melting thriller!
Good Housekeeping
Brain-bending
Surrey Life
The award-winning crime writer returns with another gripping psychological suspense
The Observer
As much head-scratching fun as ever
Heat
Intriguing
Belfast Telegraph
Another winning thriller
Peterborough Telegraph
Sly and twisty whodunnit
Irish Independent
Clever and wonderfully plotted
Woman Magazine
An absorbing thriller with an abundance of red herrings and a gradual drip-drip of clues. A fantastic mystery