The word-perfect portrait of character leading to disaster, the unfurling dread, the ingenious plotting... I feel sick with envy that I didn't write it myself.
Simmering with menace, and with a blisteringly taut and twisted plot. Simply superb.
A perfect thriller: clever, classy and shocking. I read it in one day.
I was absolutely hooked...Sabine builds up the sense of unease with unbelievable finesse. This book simply sings
Tightly plotted and taut with psychological suspense, I couldn't put down this gripping novel. In my mind, Lie With Me is set to be one of this summer's biggest hits.
Tense, darkly funny and morally complex. I wished Lie With Me wouldn't end.
Grabs you from the first page and never lets you go. If, like me, you have been longing for a psycho-thriller of genius since you finished Gone Girl, then the wait is finally over.
An exceptional novel that seduced me from the first page and tightened its grip with every chapter. I'm not sure it has released me even now.
I absolutely loved it: claustrophobic, gripping, and beautifully written with a growing sense of foreboding until the unexpected, final twist.
A clever, engaging thriller to frantically binge-read as the tension mounts and all the subtle clues that Durrant has skilfully hidden begin to reveal themselves
Devilishly dark and addictive
Brilliantly executed - I loved every page.
Amid all the lies, one inalienable truth - Durrant has written a clever and totally gripping thriller.
It is so skilfully done - Domestic Noir at its very finest.
A tremendously engrossing, unnerving story...delivers suspense from the outset and dark jokes and surprises throughout
I was intrigued, unsettled and utterly engrossed from the very first page...so beautifully written and intelligently constructed
A compelling, clever, claustrophobic read with a brilliantly executed anti-hero - I loved Lie With Me!
Ingenious plotting, fine characterisation and assured pacing
If you've had a hole in your literary life since finishing Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train, this is the book to fill it
A sizzling tale of deceit, betrayal and entrapment that is extraordinarily well-crafted and utterly gripping - a stunning summer read
I doubt there will be a better beach read out this summer
An unsettling, disturbing but utterly brilliant, gripping read with a terrific twist
Compelling and thrilling
An undercurrent of tension and sense of growing unease made me keep on turning the pages in this psychological thriller with a difference...and a killer twist
A clever, duplicitous thriller that racks up the tension
Fast becoming one of our favourites, Sabine Durrant writes clever, compelling thrillers
There are shades of The Talented Mr Ripley in this atmospheric new psychological thriller... It's not easy to come up with something that truly takes the reader by surprise, but this twisted tale keeps you guessing right to the dark, rather wonderful end
A brilliantly executed psycho-thriller - you'll stay up all night
Enormous fun, a psychological thriller worthy of Ruth Rendell or Patricia Highsmith.... The way the narration keeps us guessing is masterly
A chilling, elegantly written, top-drawer psychological thriller
Gripping...shows how a life of selfishness and deceit can condemn a person in later life.
Clever... twists all along the way
A dark and well-plotted psychological thriller.