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Lie With Me

Lie With Me


‘Utterly gripping’ Daily Mail
‘A killer twist’ Woman & Home
‘I loved every page’ Clare Mackintosh

Longlisted for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year
Shortlisted for the British Book Awards Crime Novel of the Year

A few little lies never hurt anyone. Right?


Paul has a plan. He has a vision of a better future, and he’s going to make it happen.

If it means hiding or exaggerating a few things here and there, no harm done.

But when he charms his way on to a family holiday…
And finds himself trapped among tensions and emotions he doesn’t understand…
By the time he starts to realise that however painful the truth is, it’s the lies that cause the real damage…

Well, by then, it might just be too late.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 29th December 2016

Price: £7.99

ISBN-13: 9781473608320


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.
Alex Marwood, author of <i>The Darkest Secret</i>
Simmering with menace, and with a blisteringly taut and twisted plot. Simply superb.
Sarah Hilary, author of <i>Someone Else's Skin</i>
A perfect thriller: clever, classy and shocking. I read it in one day.
Erin Kelly, author of <i>He Said/She Said</i>
I was absolutely hooked...Sabine builds up the sense of unease with unbelievable finesse. This book simply sings
Jenny Blackhurst, author of <i>How I Lost You</i>
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.
Lucy Clarke, author of <i>Last Seen</i>
Tense, darkly funny and morally complex. I wished Lie With Me wouldn't end.
Tamar Cohen, author of <i>When She Was Bad</i>
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.
Tony Parsons, author of <i>The Murder Bag</i>
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.
Claire Kendal, author of <i>The Book of You</i>
I absolutely loved it: claustrophobic, gripping, and beautifully written with a growing sense of foreboding until the unexpected, final twist.
Claire Douglas, author of <i>The Sisters</i>
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
Red Magazine
Devilishly dark and addictive
Paula Daly, author of <i>The Mistake I Made</i>
Brilliantly executed - I loved every page.
Clare Mackintosh, author of <i>I Let You Go</i>
Amid all the lies, one inalienable truth - Durrant has written a clever and totally gripping thriller.
T.R. Richmond, author of <i>What She Left</i>
It is so skilfully done - Domestic Noir at its very finest.
Julia Crouch, author of <i>Cuckoo</i>
A tremendously engrossing, unnerving story...delivers suspense from the outset and dark jokes and surprises throughout
Mark Lawson
I was intrigued, unsettled and utterly engrossed from the very first beautifully written and intelligently constructed
Laura Barnett, author of <i>The Versions of Us</i>
A compelling, clever, claustrophobic read with a brilliantly executed anti-hero - I loved Lie With Me!
Angela Clarke, author of <i>Follow Me</i>
Ingenious plotting, fine characterisation and assured pacing
The Sunday Times
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
Daily Mail
I doubt there will be a better beach read out this summer
Daily Express
An unsettling, disturbing but utterly brilliant, gripping read with a terrific twist
Sunday Mirror
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
Woman & Home
A clever, duplicitous thriller that racks up the tension
Red Magazine
Fast becoming one of our favourites, Sabine Durrant writes clever, compelling thrillers
Good Housekeeping
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
India Knight
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
Irish Independent
Gripping...shows how a life of selfishness and deceit can condemn a person in later life.
Daisy Goodwin, Daily Mail
Clever... twists all along the way
The Times
A dark and well-plotted psychological thriller.
Sebastian Faulks