Payday (Hardback)Celia Walden (author)
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Perfect reading for fans of Louise Candlish and Sarah Vaughan, Walden’s wire-taut psychological thriller focuses on a trio of women with a deadly secret that threatens to unravel with catastrophic results.
Can you guess who killed Jamie Lawrence? Discover the brand new thriller everybody is talking about . . .
Late one night, three women share secrets.
They barely know each other, but they all know Jamie Lawrence. They know what he's guilty of. And they agree something must be done.
But as their plan spirals out of control, they begin to doubt themselves . . . and each other. Then Jamie is found dead. And suddenly everything is at stake. As lies are unravelled and truths exposed, two urgent questions emerge:
Who is really guilty? And who will have to pay?
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 6240 g
Dimensions: 328 x 244 x 156 mm
'With complex female characters spiralling out of control, Payday is tense, full of twists, and impossible to put down' - Helen Fielding
'A satisfyingly nuanced take on the #MeToo novel . . . fearless, stylish, suspenseful and immensely entertaining' - Louise Candlish
'Fans of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train will inhale this in one sitting, as I did' - Jessica Fellowes
'Sensational. Full of twists and turns and ambushes that keep you guessing up until the very last page. Payday is the best book you will read all year about where men and women are right now.' - Tony Parsons
'I think every working woman will relate to this story. I was enraged in places and cheering certain characters on, then questioning my own judgement. An intelligent, thought-provoking and highly topical story with some great twists.' - Allie Reynolds
'Clever, compelling and chillingly plausible, Payday is a deftly plotted thriller that ratchets up the tension right until the final couldn't-see-it-coming twist.' - Ellery Lloyd
'Seductive. Intelligent. Should have a 'must read' advisory on it' - Jane Corry
'Modern, intelligent and totally gripping. Nicole Kidman TV miniseries is written all over it' - Sunday Telegraph
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