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I Let You Go

The Richard & Judy Bestseller

By Clare Mackintosh

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Perfect for readers of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train and fans of TV dramas like The Missing, lose yourself in I Let You Go, the tense, twisty, emotionally compelling psychological thriller that everyone is talking about.

THE SENSATIONAL SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER and winner of the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2016

A tragic accident. It all happened so quickly. She couldn't have prevented it. Could she?

In a split second, Jenna Gray's world descends into a nightmare. Her only hope of moving on is to walk away from everything she knows to start afresh. Desperate to escape, Jenna moves to a remote cottage on the Welsh coast, but she is haunted by her fears, her grief and her memories of a cruel November night that changed her life forever.

Slowly, Jenna begins to glimpse the potential for happiness in her future. But her past is about to catch up with her, and the consequences will be devastating . . .

**Let Me Lie, the sensational new thriller by Clare Mackintosh, is available now**

Biographical Notes

With over 2 million copies of her books sold worldwide, number one bestseller Clare Mackintosh is multi-award-winning author of I Let You Go, which was a Sunday Times bestseller and the fastest-selling title by a new crime writer in 2015. It also won the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year in 2016. Both Clare's second and third novels, I See You and Let Me Lie, were number one Sunday Times bestsellers. All three of her books were selected for the Richard & Judy Book Club, and together have been translated into over thirty-five languages.

Clare is patron of the Silver Star Society, a charity based at the John Radcliffe hospital in Oxford, which supports parents experiencing high-risk or difficult pregnancies. She lives in North Wales with her husband and their three children.

For more information visit Clare's website www.claremackin­tosh.com or find her at www.facebook.com/ClareMackWrites or on Twitter @ClareMackint0sh #ILetYouGo #ISeeYou #LetMeLie

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  • Publication date: 06 Nov 2014
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A terrific, compelling read with an astonishing twist that floored me. I loved it and did not want it to end — Peter James
[A] sensational debut . . . an astonishing intensity that drags you in and never -- ever -- lets you go . . . searing twists. Even if Mackintosh never writes another thriller as good as this -- though I think she will -- she should be vastly proud of this one' — Daily Mail
Chilling, compelling and compassionate, I Let You Go is a finely-crafted novel with a killer twist — Paula Hawkins
A masterclass in plotting, with a killer twist. I could not put it down. It's hard to believe I Let You Go is a first novel. The pacing, plotting and twists put it up there with the finest thrillers — JoJo Moyes
The twist takes your breath away . . . surpasses Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train — Jane Moore - Loose Women
Tense and fast-paced with a heart-hammering shock of an ending — Good Housekeeping
A hugely assured and gripping debut and a twist that made me green with envy — Mark Billingham
A taut psychological thriller with a startling twist — Daily Express
Absolutely brilliant - I ripped through it — Jenny Colgan
Astonishingly good — Lee Child
So utterly convincing, as Mackintosh is a former CID officer. With a debut as good as this, the force's loss is crime writing's gain. More please — Sunday Mirror
The twist is killer — S J Watson
Genuinely shocking . . . [a] cunning psychological thriller — New York Times Book Review
Clare Mackintosh's inside knowledge of police work illuminates this gripping - and moving - psychological thriller. I couldn't put it down — Lucie Whitehouse
The novel slams on the brakes and does a u-turn so surprising you'll be flicking back to the start to hunt down the clues you missed — Stylist
The superbly realised characters were the icing on the top of the deft, plot-twisting and emotional debut — Woman and Home
I read I Let You Go in two sittings; it made me cry (at least twice), made me gasp out loud (once) and above all made me wish I'd written it. Absorbing, authentic and deeply unsettling: a stellar achievement, and so deliciously clever — Elizabeth Haynes
Definitely a must-have for crime thriller fans . . . Oh-so-twisty. Loved it — Marie Claire
Brilliant . . . fantastic twist — Woman
With its authentic voices, switchback twists and delicate character studies, this is a rewarding read from a writer with a real understanding of what makes a gripping crime novel — Sarah Hilary
Extraordinarily atmospheric, Mackintosh's emotional debut doesn't miss a beat — Alex Marwood
A disturbing, page-turning thriller that barely loosens its grip — Paula Daly
A heart-wrenchingly emotional psychological thriller with stunning twists and turns. Deft and seamless, it pulls you in from page one and doesn't let you go — Julie Cohen
Page-turning, utterly convincing, unputdownable. The twists kept me guessing until the riveting, satisfying conclusion — Julia Crouch
A superb debut. Clare Mackintosh writes eloquently about grief, guilt and fear and delivers some shocking twists — Cath Staincliffe
I Let You Go is a chilling tale with characters that are so well drawn, you can feel their pleasure and pain on each step of the journey. I was hooked from the brilliant start to the unexpected finish. — Rachel Abbott
I Let You Go is a clever, compelling and deftly plotted book packed full of tension, superb characterisation and tight storytelling. I loved it — Amanda Jennings
Such an accomplished debut - tautly plotted, emotionally engaging and with twists I genuinely didn't see coming — Veronica Henry
A storming psychological thriller that has everything: breathtaking twists, great pace and pitch-perfect characterisation. I Let You Go will squeeze your heart and punch you in the gut. What a debut! — Mark Edwards, author of The Magpies
Vivid storytelling with persuasive characters and a schemingly intelligent narrative - and one prize-winning plot-twist — S.K. Tremayne
From the chilling and tragic opening, to the very last page, I literally couldn't read fast enough. The writing is captivating, and the narrative addictive. With one thrill after another, a sense of menace and fear hanging heavy throughout and a cracking ending that I won't forget for a long time — Samantha Hayes
So elegantly written, flawlessly structured and with characters you care about from the very first page. I Let You Go has 'smash hit' written all over it. I absolutely loved it. — Katy Regan
A brilliantly taut and convincing thriller with a warmly beating heart — Christobel Kent
I Let You Go crackles with tension from the opening pages and doesn't let go of its grip on you until the very end. Intricate plotting and compelling characterisation combine to make what is sure to be one of the psychological thrillers of the year — Hannah Beckerman
A fascinating, multi-angled viewpoint of a single tragic event with a twist that takes your breath away, I Let You Go will keep you on the edge of your seat until the final page — Rebecca Whitney
The characters are well-developed individuals; the mean streets of Bristol and the idyllic Welsh coastal village are equally well-drawn; the writing is skilful and well-balanced; and the plot has enough twists enough to satisfy the pickiest reader, not to mention a final kick that sent shivers up my spine — Mystery People
A clever thriller that boasts fine writing, compelling characters, and mind-bending twists — Booklist
Jaw-dropping, yet plausible plot twists . . . the kind of book that sticks in the reader's mind well after the final sequence — Kirkus
Twists and turns all the way. A brilliant debut — Jeffrey Archer
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After the End

Clare Mackintosh
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Clare Mackintosh

The powerful and page-turning new novel from number one Sunday Times bestseller, Clare Mackintosh.'This was a heart-breaking read and at times I forgot to breathe''If I could give this book 10 stars I would''This book touched my soul''I could not put it down. What a story. What a storyteller''This is in my top five books of all time. Absolutely incredible''I have never felt so emotionally wrapped up in characters in a book'Max and Pip are the strongest couple you know. Only now they're facing the most important decision of their lives - and they don't agree. As the consequences of an impossible choice threaten to devastate them both, nothing will ever be the same again. But anything can happen after the end . . .

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A Cotswold Family Life

Clare Mackintosh
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Clare Mackintosh

A humorous, warm memoir of family life in the countryside from bestselling author, Clare Mackintosh.'Insightful, funny, absorbing' Prue Leith'Original yet totally recognisable' Katie Fforde'Sheer bliss!' Jill Mansell'Heartfelt and poignant' Sunday ExpressI have always loved the Cotswolds. I think I loved them even before I found them, in that half-formed ideal one has of where to put down roots. Somewhere peaceful, green, where the road meanders between drystone walls and from town to town, and a strip of blue bursts from brook to river and back again. For 8 years, Clare Mackintosh wrote for Cotswold Life about the ups and downs of life with a young family in the countryside. In this memoir she brings together all of those stories - and more - for the first time. From keeping chickens to getting the WI drunk, longing for an Aga to dealing with nits, Clare opens the door to family life with warmth and humour and heart.

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Let Me Lie

Clare Mackintosh
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Clare Mackintosh

A RICHARD AND JUDY WINTER BOOK CLUB PICKThe police say it was suicide. Anna says it was murder. Who do you believe? 'Another one-more-chapter, stay-up-late sensation' Lee Child 'A work of genius' Joanna Cannon 'No one writes a twist like Clare Mackintosh' Paula HawkinsOne year ago, Caroline Johnson chose to end her life brutally: a shocking suicide planned to match that of her husband just months before. Their daughter, Anna, has struggled to come to terms with their loss ever since. Now with a young baby of her own, Anna misses her mother more than ever and starts to ask questions about her parents' deaths. But by digging up the past, is she putting her future in danger? Sometimes it's safer to let things lie . . .--------------Discover the sensational, gripping new page-turner and NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER from Clare Mackintosh, award-winning author of breakout bestsellers I See You and I Let You GoPraise for Let Me Lie:'A rollercoaster ride with a shocker of a final sentence' Good Housekeeping'With twists aplenty, this is a belter of a novel' Heat'As heartbreakingly sad as it is breakneck thrilling, Let Me Lie is a triumph for Clare Mackintosh' Louise Candlish, Sunday Times bestselling author of Our House'Let Me Lie is absolutely BRILLIANT. I LOVED it. I think this is Clare Mackintosh's best yet. An engaging, engrossing read' Marian Keyes'Clare Mackintosh does it again. A brilliantly twisting tale of toxic families' Erin Kelly, Sunday Times bestselling author of He Said/She Said

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I See You

Clare Mackintosh
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Clare Mackintosh

Barbara Comyns

Barbara Comyns (1909-92) was born in Bidford-on-Avon in Warwickshire. She was an artist and writer, worked in advertising, dealt in old cars and antiques, bred poodles and developed property. She was twice married, and she and her second husband lived in Spain for eighteen years, returning to the UK in the early 1970s. She is the author of eleven books, including Sisters by a River (1947), Our Spoons Came from Woolworths (1950), The Vet's Daughter (1959), The Skin Chairs (1962) and A Touch of Mistletoe (1967). She died in Shropshire in 1992.

Carol Goodman

Carol Goodman's work has appeared in such journals as Literal Latte and Other Voices. After graduation from Vassar Colege, she taught Latin in Austin, Texas. She then received an M.F.A. in fiction. Goodman currently teaches writing and works as a writer-in-residence. Visit her at www.carolgoodman.com

Carol Smith

Carol Smith is the author of DARKENING ECHOES, KENSINGTON COURT, DOUBLE EXPOSURE, FAMILY REUNION, UNFINISHED BUSINESS and GRANDMOTHER'S FOOTSTEPS, all published by Little, Brown/Warner.

Christopher Ransom

Christopher Ransom is the author of internationally bestselling novels including The Birthing House and The People Next Door. He studied literature at Colorado State University and worked at Entertainment Weekly magazine in New York, and now lives near his hometown of Boulder, Colorado.

Cyrus Moore

Cyrus Moore is the writing name for Cyrus Mewawalla, a leading City analyst. After twenty years' experience in the City, Cyrus left corporate banking to set up independently. In 2006 Bloomberg ranked him the No.1 telecom analyst in the UK. He lives in London with his wife and two children.

E. V. Thompson

E V Thompson was born in London and spent nine years in the Navy before joining Bristol police. He moved to Hong Kong, then Rhodesia and had over 200 stories published before returning to England to become a full-time award-winning writer. He passed away in 2012.

Elaine Dundy

Elaine Dundy was born in New York. As an actress she worked in Paris and London and then became a writer. She has written plays, biographies and novels including the bestselling THE DUD AVOCADO, her first novel.

Emlyn Rees

EMLYN REES spent his early twenties traveling around Asia and mixing cocktails in London for the likes of Sylvester Stallone and Princess Anne. He published his first crime novel aged twenty-five, his second a year later, and then co-wrote seven comedies with Josie Lloyd, including the Sunday Times bestseller Come Together. He is the editor of British and American paperback crime fiction imprint, Exhibit A, and lives on and around Brighton beach with Joanna Rees, aka Josie Lloyd.

Gabrielle Kimm

Gabrielle Kimm is the author of His Last Duchess and The Courtesan's Lover, also published by Sphere. She lives in rural West Sussex, and teaches English part-time at a small performing arts school.

Gillian Slovo

Gillian Slovo (father Joe Slovo, mother Ruth First) was educated in Britain where she has spent all her adult life. Since Nelson Mandela's release she has made frequent visits to South Africa. She has written seven books.

Iain Banks

Iain Banks came to widespread and controversial public notice with the publication of his first novel, THE WASP FACTORY, in 1984. He gained enormous popular and critical acclaim for both his mainstream and his science fiction novels. Iain Banks died in June 2013.

Jane Gardam

Jane Gardam has been awarded the Heywood Hill Literary Prize for a lifetime's contribution to the enjoyment of literature; has twice won a Whitbread Award and has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize.

Jenny Maxwell

Jenny Maxwell was born in Scotland, educated in England and until recently was resident in Germany. She now lives on a narrow boat which is currently moored near Stourbridge.

Joan Collins

JOAN COLLINS, OBE, has appeared in some sixty films and many television series, including the highly rated TV drama Dynasty. Her books have sold over 50 million copies in 30 languages. A devoted humanitarian, she lends her support and celebrity to causes that include finding a cure for breast cancer.

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JONATHAN AYCLIFFE was born in Belfast in 1949. He studied English, Persian, Arabic and Islamic studies at the universities of Dublin, Edinburgh and Cambridge, and lectured at the universities of Fez in Morocco and Newcastle upon Tyne. The author of several ghost stories, he lives in the north of England with his wife. He also writes as Daniel Easterman, under which name he has penned several bestselling thrillers.

Josephine Hart

Josephine Hart (1942-2011) was the bestselling author of Damage, Sin, Oblivion and The Reconstructionist. She was a Director of Haymarket Publishing and founded Gallery Poets before going on to produce a number of West End plays. As well writing novels, she was a `poetry evangelist' and her Josephine Hart Poetry Hour at the British Library inspired two edited poetry books: Catching Life By the Throat and Words that Burn. She was married to Maurice Saatchi and had two sons.