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The police say it was suicide. Anna says it was murder. They’re both wrong.
‘Tightly plotted, tense and affecting, Let Me Lie will keep you guessing until the very last line. No one writes a twist like Clare Mackintosh.’—Paula Hawkins
About the book
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…
About the author
Clare Mackintosh is the author of the debut novel, I Let You Go, which 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 patron of the Silver Star Society, a charity based at the John Radcliffe hospital in Oxford, which supports parents experiencing high-risk or difficult pregnancies. She lives in North Wales with her husband and their three children.
(Photo credit: Charlie Hopkinson.)
‘Let Me Lie is absolutely BRILLIANT. I LOVED it. I think this is Clare Mackintosh’s best yet. An engaging, engrossing read.’—Marian Keyes
‘It’s phenomenal, super-twisty and, incredibly, EVEN BETTER than I Let You Go and I See You.’—Jill Mansell
‘Clare Mackintosh does it again. A brilliantly twisting tale of toxic families.’—Erin Kelly
Download an extract of Let Me Lie here.
Reading copy giveaway
For your chance to receive one of 10 review copies of Let Me Lie, email firstname.lastname@example.org. The first 10 people to respond will win a copy.