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The Lying Room (Hardback)
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The Lying Room (Hardback)

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Hardback 432 Pages / Published: 03/10/2019
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Neve Connolly looks down at a murdered man.

She doesn't call the police.

'You know, it's funny,' Detective Inspector Hitching said. `Whoever I see, they keep saying, talk to Neve Connolly, she'll know. She's the one people talk to, she's the one people confide in.'

A trusted colleague and friend. A mother. A wife. Neve Connolly is all these things.

She has also made mistakes; some small, some unconsciously done, some large, some deliberate. She is only human, after all.

But now one mistake is spiralling out of control and Neve is bringing those around her into immense danger.

She can't tell the truth. So how far is she prepared to go to protect those she loves?

And who does she really know? And who can she trust?

A liar. A cheat. A threat. Neve Connolly is all these things.

Could she be a murderer?

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
ISBN: 9781471179235
Number of pages: 432
Dimensions: 234 x 153 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'Confirms Nicci French as the giant of the genre, upon whose shoulders other writers stand' - Erin Kelly

'It's Nicci French perfection - which, as we all know, is the best kind of perfection. So, so gripping and brilliantly clued' - Sophie Hannah

'The Lying Room reasserts Nicci French as the master of duplicity, suspense and sleight of hand.' - Sam Baker

'The hook of The Lying Room is chilling: a woman discovers the dead body of a man she knows and doesn't tell a soul. From the very first page, Nicci French remains one step ahead of us as we race to unpick Neve Connolly's deadly tangle. Expertly paced, psychologically sharp, thoroughly enjoyable.' - Louise Candlish

'You know a book's gripping when you sneak away at any opportunity to read it. Meticulously plotted, psychologically astute.' - Sarah Vaughan

'This book is a pure adrenaline rush!' - Jenny Colgan

The Brighton Crime Wave Presents: An Evening With Nicci French

The Brighton Crime Wave Presents: An Evening With Nicci French

Brighton
Tuesday 8th October 19:30

The Brighton Crime Wave and Waterstones Brighton are thrilled to welcome international #1 bestselling writing partnership Nicci French to talk about their first standalone novel for 10 years 'The Lying Room.'

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“Nicci French at their best!”

I received an early proof of this one and was so excited- I have loved every one of French's novels; the Freida Klein series is by far my favourite crime series ever- and I was not disappointed.

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“Excellent Read”

The Lying Room is a very clever psychological thriller that kept me gripped from the first chapter .Neve married to Fletcher for 20 years has been having an affair with her boss and when she receives a text to meet... More

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