The Perfect Lie (Hardback)Jo Spain (author)
A thrilling mystery with an intricate web of deception at its heart, The Perfect Lie is an exquisitely plotted page-turner from the author of Dirty Little Secrets, revolving around a woman accused of her detective husband’s murder.
He jumped to his death in front of witnesses. Now his wife is charged with murder.
Five years ago, Erin Kennedy moved to New York following a family tragedy. She now lives happily with her detective husband in the scenic seaside town of Newport, Long Island. When Erin answers the door to Danny's police colleagues one morning, it's the start of an ordinary day. But behind her, Danny walks to the window of their fourth-floor apartment and jumps to his death.
Eighteen months later, Erin is in court, charged with her husband's murder. Over that year and a half, Erin has learned things about Danny she could never have imagined. She thought he was perfect. She thought their life was perfect.
But it was all built on the perfect lie.
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 640 g
Dimensions: 236 x 162 x 38 mm
'A real page-turner with a brilliant mystery at its heart. Superbly written, cinematic and pacy!' - Steve Cavanagh
'Jo Spain is a brilliant, compelling storyteller. The Perfect Lie will pin you to your seat until you reach the last page' - Jane Casey
'Another twisty and intense thriller from the great Jo Spain that will keep you guessing until the final pages' - Adrian McKinty
'Without doubt my favourite Jo Spain book so far, and that's saying something - a fabulous page-turner that will keep you guessing and guessing' - Cara Hunter
'The Perfect Lie had me completely fooled - such a brilliantly twisted plot that I just couldn't work out. And on top of that Jo Spain is still making us care so much about the characters. I loved this book and it deserves to fly to the top of the charts' - Elly Griffiths
'Chilling and all too plausible ... with some expertly done twists' - James Oswald
'This book grabs you by the throat on the first page and holds you there until you are dropped like a stone on the last' - Liz Nugent
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Thank you to the publishers for the early review copy, they know I am a big Jo Spain fan!
This is perhaps the best standalone thriller Jo has written to date.
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“Thriller that has got it all”
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“Buy this if you want an easy read thriller”
This was my first Jo Spain book and I don't think it will be my last.
Fast paced and twisty, right until the end I wasn't sure where this story was leading which I loved.
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