The Blame Game: A Novel (Paperback)
In the vein of the Reese's Book Club x Hello Sunshine Book Club pick The Other Woman, Sandie Jones’s heart-pounding new novel The Blame Game will keep readers on the edge of their seats.
Games can be dangerous. But blame can be deadly.
As a psychologist specializing in domestic abuse, Naomi has found it hard to avoid becoming overly invested in her clients’ lives. But after helping Jacob make the decision to leave his wife, Naomi worries that she’s taken things too far. Then Jacob goes missing, and her files on him vanish. . . .
But as the police start asking questions about Jacob, Naomi’s own dark past emerges. And as the truth comes to light, it seems that it’s not just her clients who are in danger.
About the Author
SANDIE JONES has worked as a freelance journalist for more than twenty years and has written for publications including The Sunday Times, Woman’s Weekly, and Hello magazine. She lives in London with her husband and three children. She is the author of The Other Woman, a Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine pick.
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"Enjoyable . . . The twisty plot offers plenty of surprises."—Publishers Weekly
"Just when the reader thinks they might have the plot figured out, Jones throws in yet another surprise, ratcheting up the tension until the explosive conclusion. A fine choice for fans of psychological thrillers."—Booklist
“Another pulse-pounding thriller . . . the 'he said/she said' roller-coaster plunges to a shocking finale . . . Aficionados of Jones’s work will find this tantalizing psychological fare worth their time.” —Library Journal
"Highly entertaining . . . Jones keeps the tension high. [She] shapes her character as an appealing, likeable one worth caring about."—Oline H. Cogdill, Shelf Awareness
"A brilliant page-turner that will keep you guessing and guessing! Secrets, lies and deception…Sandie Jones is the queen of the twisty thriller and The Blame Game is no exception. I devoured this book and was kept guessing the whole way through. With every turn of the page, my suspicions changed and I had no idea which direction the story would take me. A terrifically compelling novel."—Sarah Pearse, New York Times bestselling author of The Sanatorium
"A twisted rollercoaster ride that delivers twists and surprises you won’t see coming. A riveting storyline about a therapist and the secrets her patients hide with an ending that will leave you breathless. Sandie Jones never disappoints!" —Liv Constantine, bestselling author of The Last Mrs. Parrish
"Sandie Jones weaves a tangled web of domestic deceit in this tense, absorbing and unpredictable thriller."—TM Logan, author of The Holiday and The Curfew
"The Blame Game is a true puzzle box of a mystery — twisting, suspenseful, artfully tricksy. I had no idea who to trust and absolutely loved how Sandie Jones kept me on my toes and entertained the whole way through. A great summer suspense.”—C.M. Ewan, author of The Interview
"Twisty and enticing. A book you won’t want to put down! The Blame Game is a brilliant he said, she said that will keep you guessing to final page!"—Lauren North, author of One Step Behind