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  • Published: 7 May 2019
  • ISBN: 9781405934565
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $19.99

The Evidence Against You

The gripping bestseller from the author of Richard & Judy pick That Night

The stunning new psychological thriller from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Everything but the Truth and Anything You Do Say

It's the day her father will be released from jail. Izzy English has every reason to feel conflicted - he's the man who gave her a childhood filled with happy memories. But he has also just served seventeen years for the murder of her mother.

Now, Izzy's father sends her a letter. He wants to talk, to defend himself against each piece of evidence from his trial. But should she give him the benefit of the doubt? Or is her father guilty as charged, and luring her into a trap?

  • Published: 7 May 2019
  • ISBN: 9781405934565
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Gillian McAllister

Gillian McAllister has been writing for as long as she can remember. She graduated with an English degree and lives in Birmingham, where she now works as a lawyer. Her debut novel Everything But The Truth was a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller. You can find her on Twitter @gillianmauthor.

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Praise for The Evidence Against You

Praise for Gillian McAllister


Perfection. Intriguing and compelling. Exceptional

Clare Mackintosh, bestselling author of Let Me Lie

I raced through this impressive, gripping and thought-provoking read

B. A. Paris, bestselling author of Behind Closed Doors

A smartly conceived psychological thriller

Sunday Times

A gripping, compelling page-turner that kept me up half the night

Liz Nugent, bestselling author of Skin Deep

Gripping, cleverly-constructed, and heart-wrenching. A truly original thriller you won't be able to put down

Paula Daly, bestselling author of The Trophy Child

This contemporary love story wrapped up in a thriller is a brilliant read. Compelling and intense

Sunday Mirror

Addictive - I found myself wanting to pick it up at every opportunity

Jenny Blackhurst, bestselling author of The Foster Child

Smart, twisty and ingenious . . . as emotionally engaging as it is taut


Addictive, exciting and devilishly clever

Holly Seddon, bestselling author of Try Not to Breathe


Claire Douglas, bestselling author of Last Seen Alive

Completely original. I was gripped

Jane Fallon, bestselling author of Faking Friends

An exhilarating, hold-your-breath read!


Top domestic noir


We couldn't put this book down!

Take a Break

Prepare to be gripped


A perfectly plotted courtroom drama and an emotional roller-coaster in one book


I was totally swept up - and challenged - by this dark drama and am still wrestling with the brilliantly written dilemma at its heart

Fiona Barton, bestselling author of The Child

Ingeniously constructed with real flesh-and-blood characters and cliff-hanging suspense

Louise Candlish, bestselling author of Our House

The verdict - lock me up so I can read it again! Unforgettable

Liz Lawler, bestselling author of Don't Wake Up

Gillian McAllister isn't afraid to tread where some authors are scared to go. Intelligent. Compulsive. Heart-wrenching. Unforgettable

Jane Corry, bestselling author of The Dead Ex

I read it in a breathless day and a half. I loved every page, every character, every twist and turn

Lisa Jewell, bestselling author of Then She Was Gone

Absolutely unputdownable: convincing, compelling and ultimately heartbreaking

Erin Kelly, bestselling author of He Said/She Said

A very special book - a page turner that is gripping, suspenseful and heartfelt, with a superb ending that delivers twice

Claire Douglas, bestselling author of Do Not Disturb

A brilliantly compelling and tightly plotted psychological thriller. The characters are real and complex, and McAllister's writing both grips and thrills. Her best yet!

Lucy Clarke, bestselling author of You Let Me In

Gillian McAllister lures you into the heart of her characters. She makes ordinary people do extraordinary things in the face of adversity. Haunting. Compelling. And all too possibly true

Jane Corry, bestselling author of The Dead Ex

A heart pounding premise is taken on a journey that is as emotionally enriching as it is thrilling. I couldn't look away from this razor sharp exploration of truth, love and how the past shapes our present. Gillian McAllister is a tour de force, she just gets better and better

Holly Seddon, bestselling author of Love Will Tear Us Apart

The characters are as compelling and complex as the action. It's a brilliant psychological thriller which is even better for Gillian's professional knowledge

Amy Lloyd, bestselling author of The Innocent Wife

Flawless plotting and gripping from the first page to the last

Jill Mansell

This sharp, super-readable thriller stands out thanks to its taut plot and characters you really care about

Fabulous, Sun

The Hot List

Inside Soap

Clever, original and packed with family complications throughout, you'll change your mind time and again. . . and the ending will take your breath away


A gripping legal yarn

Woman & Home, May's Great Reads

Really good . . . The suspense becomes all but unbearable


Intricate plotting delivers a tense and suspenseful thriller

Sunday Mirror

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