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Let Me Lie

The Number One Sunday Times Bestseller

By Clare Mackintosh

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Number One bestselling author of Richard & Judy reader's favourites I See You and I Let You Go, Clare Mackintosh returns with the sensationally gripping Let Me Lie


The 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 Hawkins

One 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 Go

Praise 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

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.claremackin­ or find her at or on Twitter @ClareMackint0sh #ILetYouGo #ISeeYou #LetMeLie

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  • ISBN: 9780751564884
  • Publication date: 27 Dec 2018
  • Page count: 416
  • Imprint: Sphere
One of our favourite thriller writers . . . A rollercoaster ride with a shocker of a final sentence — Good Housekeeping
[An] expertly constructed thriller . . . Instant gratification grip-lit of the highest order — METRO
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 and a must read for 2018 — LOUISE CANDLISH, author of The Swimming Pool
Another one-more-chapter, stay-up-late sensation from Clare Mackintosh. No doubt about it now - she's a major talent — LEE CHILD
Let Me Lie is absolutely BRILLIANT. I LOVED it. I think this is Clare Mackintosh's best yet. An engaging, engrossing read — MARIAN KEYES
Brilliant. Tense and surprising but heartbreaking and sensitively written . . . I expect no less from Clare but she seems to get better with each novel — GILLIAN McALLISTER, author of Anything You Do Say
Clare Mackintosh does it again. A brilliantly twisting tale of toxic families — ERIN KELLY, Sunday Times bestselling author of He Said/She Said
I devoured every page of this addictive, complex, multi-viewpoint spider's web of plot and clever characterisation. The big twist took me completely by surprise - but even this was overshadowed by the shock of the last page. No cheating. You're in for a treat — JANE CORRY, author of My Husband's Wife and Blood Sisters
Gripping, inventive and unexpected. Her best yet — EMILY ELGAR, author of If You Knew Her
Let Me Lie is simply impossible to put down. Complex and clever, this book will grab onto you and will not let go — EMMA KAVANAGH, author of Falling
It's like being in the hands of a master magician. You think you know what she is doing, and that seems thrilling enough, and then she pulls the rug from under you. So very clever. Totally absorbing and original — SABINE DURRANT, author of Sunday Times bestselling Lie With Me
Another masterclass in misdirection that twists, twists and - when you think you've figured it out - twists again — MARK EDWARDS, author of The Lucky Ones
Tightly-plotted, tense and affecting, Let Me Lie will keep you guessing until the very last line. No one writes a twist like Clare Mackintosh — PAULA HAWKINS, number one bestselling author of The Girl on the Train
Brilliantly clever . . . Let Me Lie is a work of genius — JOANNA CANNON, author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep
A beautifully written, haunting page turner with a devilish twist or two — COLETTE McBETH, author of An Act of Silence
A compelling premise, perfectly paced and threaded with killer twists - Let Me Lie is an utterly gripping psychological thriller — LUCY CLARKE, author of Last Seen
Shocking, dark and brilliant, I loved it! — SAM HEPBURN, author of Her Perfect Life
Nothing is what it seems in this extraordinarily twisty tale of heartbreak and love by Clare "Page-turner" Mackintosh — MICHELLE FRANCES, author of The Girlfriend
I absolutely loved Let Me Lie. The plot is engrossing and in Murray Mackenzie Clare Mackintosh has created one of those perfect characters who stay with you long after the final page is turned — SARAH FRANKIN, author of Shelter
Clare Mackintosh just keeps getting better and better - no mean feat after her first two cracking novels. She's so good at getting under the skin of ordinary lives to reveal hidden stories and dramas . . . I honestly raced through the book — JULIA CROUCH, author of Her Husband's Lover
Clare Mackintosh is the master of surprise — DAILY EXPRESS
With Clare Mackintosh's trademark clever twists, this will keep you up all night — FABULOUS
A rollercoaster read — PRIMA
Latest gripper from popular ex-copper turned bestseller, in which Anna starts to doubt the suicide verdicts on her parents' deaths. The insight and delicacy with which Mackintosh draws her characters - from new mother Anna to weary police officer Murray - is compelling — SUNDAY TIMES AND TIMES CRIME CLUB
Let Me Lie grabs you from the first page and never lets go. Taut, compelling and twisty — Linda Green, bestselling author of While My Eyes Were Closed
A brilliant roller-coaster of a read — Closer Magazine
'Threats and lies abound as the mystery draws you in' — Daily Express