The Liar's Wife: A gripping psychological thriller with edge-of-your-seat suspense

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When Ella wakes up in hospital following a hit and run incident, she is scared and confused. Close to tears, her eyes fall on a get-well-soon card on the window sill and the nurse reassures her that her loving husband will be back soon.

 

But Ella has never been married…

 

Absolutely love twisty and unputdownable psychological thrillers like Girl on the Train, The Wife Between Us and Gone Girl? Then you will be totally hooked by this jaw-dropping novel about the dangerous secrets behind a perfect marriage.

 

What readers are saying about The Liar’s Wife:

‘Oh my freaking god! What a fabulous and intriguing read… this is definitely the best book I’ve read by her YET!... I absolutely loved this shocker of a book… left me stunned, as to the why, well you are just going to have to read the book and seeOne of the most exciting psychological thrillers I’ve read all year… just buy it you won’t disappointed I promise.’ The Book Review Café, 5 stars

 

‘This book was INSANEThe plot twist at the end slapped me in the face and I am still in shock about it!! I COMPLETELY recommend this if you’re a fan of books like “The Girl on the Train”, “The Woman in the Window”, and “Gone Girl.’ Goodreads Reviewer

 

A brilliant and gripping thriller! It’s very fast-paced (I was racing through to find out what happened)!Cloud of Thoughts, 5 stars

 

Pushes all the right buttons from the off and continues to push them right up until the last page. The story is mesmerising as it draws you in and won’t let go (well didn’t me) and at times I had to reign myself back from wanting to find out the outcome, NOW!!... The ending will shock you and left me reeling a bit if I’m honest. In my top 3 reads of this year Awesome wonderful 10/10, 5 stars.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

 

Wow!... grabs your full attention and keeps it until the very end… This read kept me wondering where it was all going and I could not wait until the end to find out… You will not regret picking this one up! Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

 

‘Writing that gets the hairs standing up on the back of my neckA fast-paced psychological thriller of the finest orderchillingly good.’ nigeladamsbookworm, 5 stars

 

Holy cow, all I can say is this is one of those books that will have you craving more… be ready for the shock that might just blow your mindRiveting, chilling, thrilling, and absolutely shocking'!!! A must read for any thriller lover!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

 

Just couldn't tear myself away no matter how hard I tried… A seriously compulsive read that you won't want to put down. It was an addictive read that I couldn't get enough of and the build-up of tension was just off the scale. You know how great a book is when your heart is still racing hours after finishing the book as the adrenaline was still coursing through my body. Compulsive, addictive, what more do you need from a psychological thriller? bytheletterbookreviews, 5 stars

 

‘OMG this was one of the best psychological thrillers I have read! The ending will shock you!... This is a must read!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

 

Yessss! This book is compulsively readable, so much so that I did the thing where I walked all over my house with it today, greedily consuming page after page as I pretended to do other things and hoped no one needed anything... Woot, woot, is this a thrilling, suspenseful, surprising and altogether satisfying journey! WOW!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

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Publisher
Bookouture
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Published on
Nov 22, 2018
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Pages
406
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ISBN
9781786816689
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Noir
Fiction / Psychological
Fiction / Thrillers / Crime
Fiction / Thrillers / General
Fiction / Thrillers / Medical
Fiction / Thrillers / Psychological
Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
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'I was literally racing towards the finish as I just had to know!' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars

 

They were all there the day your sister went missing.

Who is lying? Who is next?

 

THEN – In charge of her little sister at the beach, Claire allowed Eleanor to walk to the shop alone to buy an ice cream. Placing a coin into her hand, Claire told her to be quick, knowing how much she wanted the freedom.

Eleanor never came back.

NOW – The time has finally come to sell the family farm and Claire is organising a reunion of her dearest friends, the same friends who were present the day her sister went missing.

When another girl disappears, long-buried secrets begin to surface. One of the group hides the darkest secret of them all…

 

If you love Sue Fortin, Gillian Flynn and The Girl on the Train, this gripping psychological thriller packed full of twists and turns will be impossible to put down.

 

What readers are saying about The Reunion:

 

‘Whoa! Never saw THAT coming!! I could not put this book down - stunning!’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

‘Oh wow, it was absolutely brilliant. An absolutely gripping psychological thriller that will have you tearing through the pages.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars

‘If you have but one book to read this year, make it this one.’ Book Reviews by Monnie, 5 stars

‘Keeps you guessing all the way…I never saw THAT ending…Brilliant read 5 stars.’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

 

‘I literally devoured this book, staying up late to finish it - and it was worth the dark circles and bags under my eyes the next morning.’  NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

 

‘This story kept me turning the pages late into the night and early in the morning. It's been a long time since a book has had me feeling so much suspense.’ Nigel Adams Bookworm, 5 stars

‘What a brilliant book!! I read this in one sitting and could not put it down….  I would recommend this book to anyone.’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

‘If you only read one psychological thriller in 2018 then make sure it’s this one.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars

‘A definite must read!... I flew through this book and will be recommending it to anyone who will listen!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars

‘A really gripping story, lots of twists and turns and a corker of an ending… An absolutely brilliant book and one I highly recommend.’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

‘I couldn't put it down… jaw dropping… fantastic… If you're a fan of Gone Girl, you're seriously going to enjoy this!’ Netgalley reviewer, 5 stars

 

‘Hello? Police? My husband and our children… they’re gone.’

When Mel arrives at the holiday cottage in the Lake District, she expects to find the heating on and her husband Luke and the two children waiting for her. Maybe a bottle of wine open…

 

Instead, there is just a note on the side, saying they’ve gone out for a walk.

 

But they aren’t back several hours later, and Mel knows something is wrong. Really wrong. When a search doesn’t find them, she has to confess to the police that her marriage isn’t all that it seems.

 

Even if that risks her own secrets being revealed…

 

An absolutely incredible, page-turning psychological thriller with a twist you won’t see coming, for fans of Gone Girl, Behind Closed Doors and Ruth Ware.

 

Readers can’t stop talking about Love You Gone:

‘AN UNFORGETTABLE ROLLERCOASTER THRILLER… ABSOLUTELY FREAKING BRILLIANT!!’ Book Reviews by Shalini, 5 stars

 

‘I LOVED this book!!... So many twists and turns. Nobody is who they appear to be. Part Two completely changed the book and I LOVED it!’ Goodreads reviewer

 

‘I want to start screaming and shouting with excitement with all the OMGs… I blooming well loved it!... The adrenaline was coursing through my body as the thrill of what I was reading just intensified… Loved it!’ By The Letter Book Reviews, 5 stars

 

‘Oh. My. Goodness. This book blew me away! It’s bloody brilliant… Gripping, thrilling, fast paced and well written. A must read!’ Between the Pages Book Club, 5 stars

 

‘Grabs you by the throat and refuses to let you go till the very end.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

 

‘Fabulous, Amazing, Unputdownable.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

 

‘Gripping from the start, I was hooked, right through to the final twist at the end.’ Smitty Reviews

 

‘Literally could not put this book down, completely addictive! So many unexpected twists. Fantastic book!’ Netgalley reviewer

 

‘Gripped me from the start, a definite page turner that kept me enthralled from page one… I absolutely loved this book. A five star psychological thriller.’ Netgalley reviewer, 5 stars

 

‘Wow, what a gripping psychological thriller, a fast paced page turner.... more twists and turns than a rollercoaster, so hold onto your hats and get ready for the ride.’ Netgalley reviewer

 

‘An absolute compulsive read and I just could not put it down, from the first page I was hooked and it was so good I ended up reading it in just over a day… So intense, full of suspense and well written.’ Goodreads reviewer

 

‘Completely mind blowing… Intense, engrossing and fantastic.’ Bookish Lifestyle, 5 stars

 

‘I love a good twist and I love it even more when they just keep on coming…. A fast paced, heart stopping narrative takes you through a tangled web of deceit.’ Herding Cats, 5 stars

 

‘So exciting! I loved it… I love how she writes, how she kept me guessing and boy oh boy, that ending.’ Read Along with Sue, 5 stars

 

‘So gripping… So many twists and turns, then just when you thought you knew what was happening.....Bang!!!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

 

‘The plot twists and turns so fast… that it made me feel dizzy!… A fantastic psychological thriller that will set your nerves on edge!’ Stardust Book Reviews, 5 stars

 

‘Undoubtedly a masterpiece… definitely would appeal to fans of Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train and other twisted suspense novels.’ Now Fiction, 5 stars

‘I loved this book… I was hooked and couldn’t wait to see what was going to happen next… to say I devoured this book is a little bit of an understatement… What a great book!’ Dark Twisty Books

 

Suzanne Tyler barely knew her father. But when she’s given a series of secret diaries and eight mysterious photographs of women from his possessions, she knows she won’t be able to rest until she knows the truth about him. 

 

To Suzanne’s shock, one of the photos is of her friend Sophie, who died ten years ago in an unexplained and devastating fire.

But Don only met Sophie once, on an unsettling visit he paid Suzanne just days before Sophie’s death... So why did he have a picture of her?

 

Unable to let Sophie’s memory alone, Suzanne begins to dig into her father’s life. What horrors is she about to unearth in his diaries? And who is it that’s out there, watching her every move?

 

Chilling and utterly page-turning, The Serial Killer’s Daughter is a compelling thriller, perfect for fans of C.L. Taylor, Rachel Abbott, and Tom Bale.

 

Read what everyone is saying about The Serial Killer’s Daughter:

 

‘Amazing, page turning, tense and twisted… From the first page to the last, the pace doesn't stop at all.’ Stylish Brunette

 

‘Oh my goodness what a dark and twisted read… Gripping from the first page, this book will keep you on the edge of your seat all the way to its shocking conclusion… A roller coaster of a thriller… A gripping story of the psychology of evil and the lengths people will go to meet their own needs.’ The Book Review Café

 

‘An explosive climax.’ Novel Gossip

 

‘This thriller will have you speeding to the end.’ Books, Books and More Books

 

‘Had me gripped… I couldn’t tear my eyes away.’ The Writing Garnet

 

‘Twists and turns galore which kept me gripped from start to finish. The story flows perfectly with numerous shocking truths uncovered along the way. Brilliantly written… I highly recommend.’ Chat About Books

 

‘A riveting, haunting and twisted family tale.’ Chocolate ‘n’ Waffles

 

‘The Serial Killer's Daughter is one gripping and absorbing psychological thriller… Lesley Welsh did an excellent job of getting into a serial killer's head. A truly absorbing read for anyone who likes the psychological thriller genre!’ Novel Deelights

 

‘A fun, twisty-turning read.’ When the Books Hit the Fans

 

‘Really enjoyed this book, the story line was fascinating. I loved the style of writing… A real page turner that I had a hard job putting down. A solid 6 stars.’ Bonnie’s Book Talk

 

‘I absolutely ADORED this amazing, page turning, tense and twisted thriller. From the first page to the last, the pace doesn't flag, the writing is tight and spare and yet beautiful, the characters real and flawed. Loved every word. Highly recommend this brilliant read.’ Renita D’Silva

 

‘It is a seriously dark and disturbing read… As evil as Don is, he still fascinated me and even though I was horrified by his actions, I had to keep reading. Fans of serial killer reads are without a doubt going to love it as it definitely has the shock factor.’ By The Letter Book Reviews

 

‘The character development in this psychological thriller is sublime… Without doubt one of the most twisted serial killers I’ve encountered… Very twisty.’ It’s All About Books

‘HOLY MOLY! Hooked from page one is an understatement… keeps you guessing until the very end… felt like we were on a roller coaster ride and surprises awaited at every turn!’ Two Girls and a Book Obsession, 5 stars

When Lorna gets a chilling text from ex-lover Andrew, she feels her perfect life start to unravel around her.

Everything in Lorna’s life runs like clockwork, from her 6 a.m. morning run to the strict 60-minute counselling sessions she gives. It’s the only way she can deal with the terrible secret she carries.

The secret she thought she was finally free from. Because the only other person who knew it was Andrew.

And Andrew died the day before the message was sent...

If you love twisty psychological thrillers that get under your skin, like The Girl on the Train, I Let You Go or anything by Louise Jensen, you’ll be utterly blown away by the jaw-dropping lies in Tell Me A Secret.

What readers are saying about Tell Me A Secret:

‘I am actually blown away… I have whiplash from all the twists and turns… this one stumped me big time. I love it when I book takes my hunches and flips them around on me and is like HA! You are so wrong!’ The Book Collective

‘Gosh!!!… I can honestly say that was the best psychological thriller I have read this year. I am lost for words… will leave you saying OMG… brilliant’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars 

‘Immediately grabbed me and kept me with it all day, I seriously am 100% truthful when I say ‘I couldn’t put it down’... I defy you not to GASP… will leave you shocked and then shocked!!!!… brilliant and exciting’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars 

‘Pick this book up NOW! I mean it – immediately. You won’t sleep until you’ve finished it, but trust me, it’s well worth the sacrifice… the twists were wonderfully unpredictable… I was absolutely shocked’ A Numinous Girl, 5 stars

‘AMAZING twists. The whole book is a twist! I loved it!... ALL OF THE STARS! I LOVED this book!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars 

‘Mesmerizing… more twists and turns than a rollercoaster… had me hooked in from the first page right through to the shocking final chapter… There was one jaw-dropping, mind-blowing twist that almost caused me to drop my kindle in shock, I most definitely didn't see that twist coming!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

‘Holy wow!… You will not be able to put it down! The faster your heart beats, the faster you want to read and the more you will want know what happens next… keeps you guessing until the very last page. When you think you have it all figured out you are hit with a twist that will leave you reeling!’ A Book With Review

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