Let Me Lie
'Let Me Lie will keep you guessing until the very last line. No one writes a twist like Clare Mackintosh' Paula Hawkins
'Brilliantly clever . . . Let Me Lie is a work of genius' Joanna Cannon
'I LOVED it. I think this is Clare Mackintosh's best yet. An engaging, engrossing read' Marian Keyes
The police say it was suicide.
Anna says it was murder.
They're both wrong.
One year ago, Caroline Johnson chose to end her life brutally: a shocking suicide planned to match that of her husband just months before. Their daughter, Anna, has struggled to come to terms with their loss ever since.
Now with a young baby of her own, Anna misses her mother more than ever and starts to ask questions about her parents' deaths. But by digging up the past, is she putting her future in danger? Sometimes it's safer to let things lie . . .
The stunning, twisty new psychological thriller from number one bestseller Clare Mackintosh, author of I LET YOU GO and I SEE YOU.
What everyone is saying about Let Me Lie:
'Another one-more-chapter, stay-up-late sensation from Clare Mackintosh. No doubt about it now - she's a major talent' LEE CHILD
'Clare Mackintosh does it again. A brilliantly twisting tale of toxic families' ERIN KELLY
'It's phenomenal, super-twisty and, incredibly, EVEN BETTER than I Let You Go and I See You' JILL MANSELL
'Brilliant. Tense and surprising but heartbreaking and sensitively written . . . I expect no less from Clare but she seems to get better with each novel' GILLIAN McALLISTER
'One word - wow! Compelling, twisty and wickedly good, I loved it!' ALICE FEENEY
'Fantastically twisty, utterly gripping and kept me guessing until the very end' LUCY DIAMOND
'Shocking, dark and brilliant, I loved it!' SAM HEPBURN
'So very clever. Totally absorbing and original' SABINE DURRANT
'Clare Mackintosh has nailed it again. Let Me Lie is an emotional ride with fantastic twists' FIONA BARTON
'Raced through Let Me Lie . . . Inventive, twisting and perfectly controlled' SARAH VAUGHAN
'Let Me Lie is a triumph for Clare Mackintosh and a must read for 2018' LOUISE CANDLISH
Creepy and compelling * Claire Douglas on I See You * Accomplished, addictive and thought-provoking * B A Paris on I See You * A highly accomplished novel . . . arresting . . . ingenious * Sunday Times on I See You * Wonderfully sinister * Fiona Barton on I See You * Sensational * Daily Mail on I Let You Go * The pacing, plotting and twists put it up there with the finest thrillers * JoJo Moyes on I Let You Go * A finely crafted novel with a killer twist * Paula Hawkins on I Let You Go *
Clare Mackintosh spent twelve years in the police force, including time on CID, and as a public order commander. She left the police in 2011 to work as a freelance journalist and social media consultant and is the founder of the Chipping Norton Literary Festival. She now writes full time and lives in North Wales with her husband and their three children.Clare's debut novel, I Let You Go, was a Sunday Times bestseller and the fastest-selling title by a new crime writer in 2015, selling over one million copies worldwide. It won the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year in 2016 and was selected for ITV's Loose Women's Loose Books. Clare's second novel, I See You was a number one Sunday Times bestseller. I Let You Go and I See You were both selected for the Richard & Judy Book club and have sold in over 60 international territories combined. Let Me Lie is Clare's third novel.Clare is the patron of the Silver Star Society, an Oxford-based charity which supports the work carried out in the John Radcliffe Hospital's Silver Star unit, providing special care for mothers with medical complications during pregnancy.For more information visit Clare's website www.claremackintosh.com or find her at www.facebook.com/ClareMackWrites or on Twitter @ClareMackint0sh #ILetYouGo #ISeeYou #LetMeLie