Someone Like Me (Paperback)
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'A TAUT, CLEVER THRILLER THAT LEFT ME UTTERLY BEREFT WHEN I'D FINISHED. IT'S A MASTERPIECE' Louise Jensen, bestselling author of The Sister

From the author of the million-copy bestseller The Girl With All the Gifts comes a heart-stopping psychological thriller with a twist you won't see coming and a heroine you can't trust . . .

THERE ARE TWO SIDES TO EVERY STORY.

Liz Kendall wouldn't hurt a fly. Even when times get tough, she's devoted to bringing up her kids in a loving home.

But there's another side to Liz, one that's dark and malicious. She will do anything to get her way - no matter how extreme.

And when her alter-ego takes control, the consequences are devastating.

Someone Like Me is the intoxicating new thriller from the phenomenal M. R. Carey. A modern take on the Jekyll and Hyde tale, think Gone Girl meets Stephen King - but you won't have read anything quite like this before . . .

Praise for M. R. Carey:

'An intense, haunting thriller with heart. You will not want to put this down' Laini Taylor

'Carey writes with compassion and fire' Lauren Beukes

'Enigmatic and utterly gripping' Harper's Bazaar

'Keeps you on tenterhooks as the action unfolds' Elle

'Heartfelt, remorseless and painfully human . . . a jewel' Joss Whedon

'Original, thrilling and powerful' Guardian

'If you only read one novel this year, make sure it's this one' Martina Cole

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9780356509495
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 360 g
Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 44 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
A taut, clever thriller that left me utterly bereft when I'd finished. It's a masterpiece * Louise Jensen, bestselling author of THE SISTER *
Carey['s] boundless imagination is in fine form . . . A thrilling, genre-defying treat * KIRKUS *
A taut and haunting psychological thriller which you won't want to put down * SUNDAY POST *

This quirky story from the author of The Girl With All the Gifts is off the scale in terms of imagination and really rather brilliant

* SUNDAY MIRROR *
A first-rate, superbly paced paranormal thriller * NEW YORK TIMES *

An intense read perfect for Gillian Flynn fans

* BOOKLIST *

An outstanding piece of popular fiction

* SUNDAY EXPRESS *
Bold and unpredictable . . . The first half of the book continually finds ways to wrongfoot the reader. Just when you think you know what kind of story Carey is telling, he shifts gears and forces you to start your deductions from scratch. It's scary and incredibly tense * SCIFINOW *
A dark, supernatural thriller that blurs the edges of the world we know * LIBRARY JOURNAL *
An accomplished page-turner * STARBURST *
A suspenseful, disturbing, and emotionally honest read * BARNES AND NOBLE SCIFI & FANTASY BLOG *
A mind-blowing psychological thriller . . . Highly recommended for all horror and psychological thriller collections * SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL *
An intense, haunting thriller with heart. You will not want to put this down * Laini Taylor, NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author on FELLSIDE *
A fantastic, twist-upon-twist, shape-shifting novel. Gripping, deeply affecting and arrestingly beautiful, it is a haunting tale of raw horror and extraordinary redemption. I adored every page * Miranda Dickinson, SUNDAY TIMES bestselling author on FELLSIDE *
A dark, intriguing read * Martina Cole on FELLSIDE *
[A] grand piece of storytelling * SUNDAY EXPRESS on FELLSIDE *
Incredibly creepy * HEAT on FELLSIDE *
A twisty crime thriller as well as an exotic ghost story, Carey's second novel is as hard to categorize as it is to put down * BARNES AND NOBLE on FELLSIDE *
Combines a fast-paced plot with a supernatural storyline that's very believable. Gripping stuff * GOOD HOUSEKEEPING on FELLSIDE *
As brilliant as it is dark and devious * Jonathan Maberry, NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author on FELLSIDE *
This eerie tale is sure to hook crime fiction and horror lovers * LIBRARY JOURNAL on FELLSIDE *
FELLSIDE builds to a climax that's both satisfyingly worked out and shockingly emotionally intense * RT BOOK REVIEWS on FELLSIDE *
Bold and hauntingly evocative * BIBLIOSANCTUM on FELLSIDE *
The next fantastic novel from M.R. Carey * I09.COM on FELLSIDE *
Dark [and] suspenseful * BOOKLIST on FELLSIDE *
I read [FELLSIDE] in a couple of days... I was absolutely nuts about it * BOOK RIOT on FELLSIDE *
As fresh as it is terrifying . . . A jewel * Joss Whedon on THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS *
Original, thrilling and powerful * GUARDIAN on THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS *
Takes hold of you and doesn't let go * John Ajvide Lindqvist, author of LET THE RIGHT ONE IN on THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS *

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“Compelling, heartstopping, heartbreaking”

I'm grateful to the publisher for an advance e-copy of this book via NetGalley.

Someone Like Me is an intriguing mix - supernatural horror, but one that also wonderfully captures the graininess, the hard... More

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“A twisted tale”

Liz Kendall is doing okay. Like everyone else these days she sometimes has to make sacrifices to meet unexpected bills but she gets by and enjoys her job working in a cinema, she has a homely little apartment and good... More

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“Someone Like Me”

Well this was an unusual novel. I had seen various reviews which suggest that it is difficult to assign it to a specific genre and I would definitely agree. My personal feelings are that it is crime, fantasy and love... More

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