Where She Lies: A gripping Irish detective thriller with a stunning twist

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Bloody brilliant... I was hooked.’ Ginger Book Geek ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Omg!! What an amazing and thrilling story!!!’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Gripping.’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Twist after twist after twist!’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘All the stars from me.’ Rona Halsall ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I have never, ever read a whole book in one day… until now.’ Booked Up Girl ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

 

When a beautiful, local teenage girl is found strangled in the cold, dark woods a mile from town. The prime suspect is the seemingly-gentle drifter who found Tanya’s body.

 

Detective Finnegan Beck, recently demoted from his high-powered job in Dublin and relocated in disgrace to the small Irish town of Cross Beg, is the police officer in charge, and he seems to be the only person who can’t escape the feeling that Tanya wasn’t killed at random.

 

As he digs deeper into the shadows of Cross Beg, he begins to realise it isn’t the sleepy backwater he’d first believed. Everyone here has something to hide. Tanya had a boyfriend, whose name no one knew. A best friend with a loose relationship with the truth. And a habit she thought she’d kept hidden from everyone.

 

But, just as Beck believes he is making progress, the body of one of the suspects is found drowned in the river. Is the killer just getting started?

 

Everyone in the town seems to have something they would die to protect. But who has a secret they’d kill for?

 

This debut novel from a powerful new Irish voice is the first in a gripping series that will feature the brilliant, haunted Detective Finnegan Beck who won’t rest until justice is found. Perfect for fans of LJ Ross, Joy Ellis and Patricia Gibney.

 

Readers are loving Where She Lies:

‘Bloody brilliant... Oh my goodness me... one seriously, fantastically and brilliantly written book with cracking characters and cracking storylines. I was hooked on this book from the first moment I met Detective Finnegan Beck... addictive... simply unputdownable... the pages were turning that quickly that it was almost as if the pages were turning themselves... the world could have ended and I wouldn’t have known... several times that I almost found myself reading through my fingers... In short, I totally and utterly flipping well loved reading ‘Where She Lies’... simply outstanding... a very well deserved 5* out of 5*.’ Ginger Book Geek

 

A page-turning, don't-put-it-down, yes-you-will-be-up-all-night kind of readamazing!SPW Writes, 5 stars

 

Reminds me a lot of Harry Bosch.’ Goodreads reviewer

 

Gripping... pulls you in, from the very beginning right till the end... keeps you guessing till the end... unrelenting pace... excellent writing... The needle of suspicion keeps moving from one suspect to another... thrilling... If you loved the detective series of Harry Bosch or Cormoran Strike, you will enjoy this one.’ Goodreads reviewer

 

‘Excellent ... this was one I couldn't put down... jaw-dropping. ’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

 

Grippingdeserves more than the 5 stars.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

 

Powerfulriveting ... stunning.’ Plucked from the Stacks, 5 stars

 

If you like Harry Hole Series by Jo Nesbø, you shouldn't miss this one... gripping.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

 

Cracking... made me tear through the pages... I thought I knew whodunnit it. I wasn’t even close! ... gripping.’ Between My Lines

 

Started with a bang and just kept going!  The twists kept coming... I couldn't put it down.  I cannot wait to read more from this author!’ Goodreads reviewer,

 

 ‘Brilliant.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

 

‘Tense, powerful and emotional... gripped my attention from the very first page and I couldn’t tear my eyes away... fantastic.’ Stardust Book Reviews, 5 stars

 

Excellent... I was hooked... I can't wait to return to Detective Beck and his story.’ Star Crossed Reviews

 

‘It's hard to believe this is a debut novel! ... Finnegan feels like a character you've known for years, who has had his troubles and is now facing the results ... not only flawed, but brilliant (think PBS' Sherlock Holmes).’ Bless Their Hearts Mom, 5 stars

 

‘Had me gripped ... a page turner.’ Goodreads reviewer

 

Excellent... 5 stars read.’ Goodreads reviewer

 

Will I be reading book 2? Yes definitely.’ Nigel Adams Bookworm

 

Crikey, I wasn't expecting the bad guy to be HIM! ... I was pulled into the story from the very beginning and every time I had to put the book down, I couldn't wait to pick it up again... All the stars from me and looking forward to the rest of the series.’ Rona Halsall, 5 stars

 

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Bookouture
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Published on
8 Feb 2019
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Pages
352
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ISBN
9781786817433
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Hard-Boiled
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural
Fiction / Noir
Fiction / Thrillers / Crime
Fiction / Thrillers / General
Fiction / Thrillers / Psychological
Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
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