The Guest List (Paperback)Lucy Foley (author)
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A dream wedding off the windswept Irish coast becomes a living nightmare for its trapped and terrified guests, in the latest nerve-jangling thriller from the author of The Hunting Party.
Shortlisted for the British Book Awards Crime & Thriller Book of the Year 2021
Longlisted for the Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2021
Longlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger 2020
Waterstones Thriller of the Month for September 2020
A REMOTE ISLAND. AN INVITATION TO DIE FOR.
On an island off the windswept Irish coast, guests gather for the wedding of the year - the marriage of Jules Keegan and Will Slater.
The wedding cake has barely been cut when one of the guests is found dead. And as a storm unleashes its fury on the island, everyone is trapped.
All have a secret. All have a motive. One guest won't leave this wedding alive...
A gripping, twisty murder mystery thriller from the No.1 bestselling author of The Hunting Party.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 330 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 29 mm
'Thrilling.' - The Times
'A furiously twisty thriller.' - Clare Mackintosh
'Both a classic whodunnit and a very contemporary psychological thriller that left me guessing right to the end - a wonderful read.' - Kate Mosse
'Great fun. Lucy Foley is really very clever.' - Anthony Horowitz
'A very modern Agatha Christie for the new roaring 20s ... secrets and lies at every turn.' - Sarah Pinborough
'Evoking the great Agatha Christie classics "And Then There Were None" and "Murder on the Orient Express," ... Foley builds her suspense slowly and creepily.' - New York Times
'Terrific.' - Stylist
'Whip smart page-turner with skilful characterisation ... a compelling read.' - Jane Shemilt
'Foley's second take on the "closed room" murder mystery confirms her status as this generation's Agatha Christie.' - Sunday Express
'Sharp and atmospheric and addictive - I tore through it!' - Louise Candlish
'Thoroughly addictive.' - Sarah Hughes, I paper
'I didn't think Lucy Foley could top The Hunting Party, but she did! I loved this book. It gave me the same waves of happiness l get from curling up with a classic Christie.' - Alex Michaelides
'Nail-biting ... A fabulous closed room thriller. Lucy Foley is the Agatha Christie for our times.' - Kate Hamer
'It grabs you from the off and keeps you guessing until the very end. A genuine treat of a read.' - Heat
'This is a stunningly brilliant book: writing to die for, compelling characters, and a plot driven by a deep-seated sense of unease. I savoured every secret, every twist and turn.' - Dinah Jefferies
I loved The Guest List and gobbled it up in a few sittings ... A cracking story brilliantly told.' - Ryan Tubridy
'Compelling, entertaining and highly enjoyable, Lucy knocks this one out of the park.' - Liz Nugent
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