Let Me Lie (Hardcover)
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The stunning new novel from Clare Mackintosh, the international bestselling author of I Let You Go and I See You.
The police say it was suicide.
Anna says it was murder.
They're both wrong.
Last year, Tom and Caroline Johnson chose to end their lives, one seemingly unable to live without the other. Their daughter, Anna, is struggling to come to terms with her parents' deaths, unwilling to accept the verdict of suicide.
Now with a baby herself, Anna feels her mother's absence keenly and is determined to find out what really happened to her parents. But as she digs up the past, someone is trying to stop her.
Sometimes it's safer to let things lie....
About the Author
Clare Mackintosh is an award-winning New York Times and international bestselling author. She spent twelve years on the police force in England and has written for the Guardian, Good Housekeeping, and other publications. A columnist for Cotswold Life, she is the founder of Chipping Norton Literary Festival and lives in North Wales with her family. She is the author of I See You and I Let You Go.
Praise for Let Me Lie
"Shrewd, skillful."—Entertainment Weekly
"Instant gratification grip-lit of the highest order."—Metro
"Constantly surprising and very twisty."—Shari Lapena
“Another one-more-chapter, stay-up-late sensation from Clare Mackintosh. No doubt about it now—she’s a major talent.”—Lee Child
“Clare Mackintosh has nailed it again. Let Me Lie is an emotional ride with fantastic twists.”—Fiona Barton, New York Times bestselling author of The Child
“Raced through Let Me Lie...inventive, twisting, and perfectly controlled.”—Sarah Vaughan, author of Anatomy of a Scandal
“Mackintosh’s three bar-raising psychological thrillers (starting with I Let You Go, 2016) have proven her adept at crafting compellingly flawed, authority-bucking characters and creating twists from the ripple effects of their relationships and personal issues, including abuse, mental illness, and alcoholism. This one’s perfect for Kate Atkinson and Tana French readers.”—Booklist (starred review)
Praise for I See You
“[A] deliciously creepy tale of urban paranoia.”—Ruth Ware, New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in Cabin 10
“An intense psychological thriller that I inhaled with my heart in my mouth...unsettling and claustrophobic read. Truly shuddersome.”—Mary Kubica, New York Times bestselling author of The Good Girl
Praise for I Let You Go
“Genuinely shocking...[a] cunning psychological thriller.”—Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review
“An intense psychological thriller...[that] revels in surprises and twists…outstanding.”—Associated Press
“I Let You Go is a master class in plotting, with a killer twist. I could not put it down.”—Jojo Moyes, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You