The Liar's Room

Author(s): Simon Lelic

Crime Fiction

'Simon Lelic writes beautifully and he has a real talent for chilling stories that play mercilessly on our most disturbing fears' Cara Hunter THE NEXT SPINE-TINGLING THRILLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE HOUSE Susanna Fenton has a secret. Fourteen years ago she left her identity behind, reinventing herself as a counsellor and starting a new life. It was the only way to keep her daughter safe. But everything changes when Adam Geraghty walks into her office. She's never met this young man before - so why does she feel like she knows him? Adam starts to tell her about a girl. A girl he wants to hurt. And that's when Susanna realises she was wrong. She doesn't know him. He knows her. And the girl he plans to hurt is her daughter. *** PRAISE FOR SIMON LELIC *** 'Taut, unsettling and brilliantly done.' Tim Logan 'Deliciously dark and clever with a satisfying twist. Very highly recommended' Mark Edwards 'A superbly written and well-crafted thriller ... Simon Lelic fuels each page with suspense and intrigue. It will have you up all hours of the night ... Just fabulous ' Kathryn Croft 'A wonderfully claustrophobic read exposing the fault lines in families and the terrible danger of secrets' Cath Staincliffe 'The Liar's Room is a book you can't walk away from' Emma Kavanagh 'Brilliantly tense...You'll try to outguess the plot but always be one step behind as the secrets and lies gradually unfold in ever more dark and disturbing ways' C J Tudor 'Had me in a headlock from the start & wouldn't loosen its grip till the last page' John Marrs 'Brilliant ... complex characters that draw you in and won't let you go' Amy Lloyd, author of The Innocent Wife 'An intricate and powerful thriller' Tana French 'Hugely gripping and spooky as hell' Mark Billingham 'Taught, tense and terrifying, I loved it ' Sharon Bolton 'O.M.G. I just devoured this gem . . . Perfect execution of a psychological thriller right here.' Reader review 'A darkly disturbing thriller that hooked me from the first page. Highly recommended ' Nuala Ellwood, author of My Sister's Bones 'This terrifying thriller sent shivers through me' Jane Corry, author of My Husband's Wife 'A bundle of creepy chills, perfectly timed for Halloween . . . Read it' Thriller of the Month, Observer 'Deeply creepy . . . This clever, twisting plot, told in convincing voices, will haunt you in the very best way' The Sunday Mirror' 'Brilliantly dark and gripping...Plays on the fundamental fear that the building blocks of our existence - home, relationships, family - may not be as secure as we like to think' Thomas Mogford 'Clearly influenced by the great Alfred Hitchcock, this is not so much a ghost story as an homage to the master's expert touch with dread' Daily Mail 'Creepy and totally gripping. A real page-turner. I loved it' Claire McGowan


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780241296561
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Viking
  • : September 2018
  • : --- length: - '7.75' width: - '5' units: - Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Simon Lelic
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 823.92
  • : 352