Dirty Little Secrets (Hardback)Jo Spain (author)
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FROM THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE CONFESSION AND CO-WRITER OF RTE ONE'S TAKEN DOWN
Six neighbours, six secrets, six reasons to want Olive Collins dead.
In the exclusive gated community of Withered Vale, people's lives appear as perfect as their beautifully manicured lawns. Money, success, privilege - the residents have it all. Life is good.
There's just one problem.
Olive Collins' dead body has been rotting inside number four for the last three months. Her neighbours say they're shocked at the discovery but nobody thought to check on her when she vanished from sight.
The police start to ask questions and the seemingly flawless facade begins to crack. Because, when it comes to Olive's neighbours, it seems each of them has something to hide, something to lose and everything to gain from her death.
The new psychological thriller from the bestselling author of The Confession, perfect for fans of Liane Moriarty.
See what everyone is saying about Jo Spain, the hottest new name in psychological thrillers:
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 649 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 37 mm
A fabulously entertaining whodunit, with a sly wit and a wonderful detective duo * Sunday Mirror *
Wonderfully drawn characters and more secrets and motives than you can shake a stick at. Loved, loved, loved * Caz Frear, author of Sweet Little Lies *
Irish crime fiction's current hot-ticket... busy, imaginative, cleverly structured and zippily-paced * Irish Independent *
Dark, funny, well-plotted, sinister. Superb
[An] Agatha Christie-esque and emotion-charged locked-estate mystery* Sunday Sport *
[A] sophisticated new crime novel * Sunday Times *
It's a winning combination of locked room (or in this case locked estate) mystery and incisive social commentary * Sinead Crowley, author of One Bad Turn *
This is a winner in my book * Woman's Way, Book of the Week *
Spain conjures up a brilliant setting for this murder mystery, with a fantastically imagined cast of characters * Emily Koch, author of If I Die Before I Wake *
She's absolutely hit her stride * Books Ireland *
A book to sink into with a cast of characters you'll genuinely care about... completely memorable... a gorgeous read * Dervla McTiernan *
Dirty Little Secrets has got a real touch of Murder on the Orient Express about it - a closed room mystery filled with nasty people and abundant motives. A real page-turner * Araminta Hall, author of Our Kind of Cruelty *
Sensational. . . taut and claustrophobic, wickedly plotted and laced with the kind of dark humour that lifts Jo Spain to the top of my reading pile every single time * Chris Whitaker, author of Tall Oaks *
Loved it! Fabulous characters, superbly written, twists, turns & ends with a punch * Amanda Jennings, author of The Cliff House *
An intriguing Rubik's Cube of a book that kept me turning the pages to get to the truth. So well plotted and beautifully written. I absolutely loved it * Liz Nugent, author of Unravelling Oliver *
Has you addicted from the very first page. I found it impossible to put down * Michelle Frances, author of The Girlfriend *
Enthralling - Spain dissects her characters' secrets with razor-sharp precision * JP Delaney, author of The Girl Before *
Try if you liked Our House by Louise Candlish . . . a very intelligent whodunnit * Best *
Deliberately evocative of classic Golden Age mysteries... the novel is deliciously cynical in tone * Irish Times *
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“Five stars not enough for this author”
You've no idea in which direction the story is going to go..
Thought how the secrets for each household were revealed and the ending were very cleverly written.
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“So much more than a whodunit!”
What an absorbing read this was. Amazing that in the very small community of Withered Vale the body of Olive Collins sits decomposing for three months before she is found. That a single woman is not missed for so long... More
“An enjoyable and engrossing read”
Jo Spain knows how to write a psychological thriller that makes it hard for ther reader to put it down until the wrong doer is exposed. Part domestic noir, part psychological thriller, Dirty Little Secrets is about... More
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