You Don't Know Me: The gripping courtroom thriller as seen on Netflix

· Penguin UK
8 reviews

About this ebook

Only one question matters . . . Did he do it? THE GRIPPING COURTROOM THRILLER NOW A MAJOR BBC DRAMA

'A daring concept executed to perfection' LEE CHILD
'Utterly compelling' DAILY MAIL
'I was utterly gripped' GILLIAN MCALLISTER
'Superb character-driven fiction. Masterful' GUARDIAN


A young man stands accused of murder. The evidence is overwhelming.

But at his trial, this man tells an extraordinary story.

It is about the woman he loves, who got into trouble. It's about how he risked everything to save her.

He swears he's innocent. But in the end, all that matters is this:

Do you believe him?



'Searing and heart-breaking, genre-bending . . . triumphantly reconfigures the traditional whodunnit into something remarkable' RUTH WARE

'Bold and original . . . A thrilling new voice in crime fiction' TIM WEAVER

'A startlingly confident and deft debut' TANA FRENCH

'Superb character-driven fiction. Masterful' GUARDIAN

**Longlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger**

**Longlisted for the Theakstons Crime Novel of the Year**

A BBC adaptation, now available on Netflix

'A propulsive thriller'

'A clever courtroom drama'

'A compelling, well-executed piece of telly'
8 reviews
Keith Rogers
March 12, 2018
just unbelievable or should I say believable I could not put it down ; It has many twists and turns but very believable If I was on that jury I would have found him not guilty I truly believe the law in this country needs sorting out
Jadey Rogers
June 4, 2019
I was recommended this by a friend. Brilliantly written and I was unable to put it down. Fantastic
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Third-party review
I quite enjoyed the first few pages of this novel, but after that it went downhill for me. I liked the narrative voice, but it was unvarying throughout and I would have liked to see it contrasted more ...

About the author

Imran Mahmood is a practicing barrister with almost 30 years' experience fighting cases in court. He hails from Liverpool but now lives in London with his wife and daughters. His debut novel You Don't Know Me was chosen by Simon Mayo as a BBC Radio 2 Book Club Choice and longlisted for Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year and for the CWA Gold Dagger, and has now been adapted into a four part drama series for the BBC. He is also the author of I Know What I Saw. When not in court or writing novels he can sometimes be found on the Red Hot Chilli Writers' podcast as one of the regular contributors.

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