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  • Published: 4 January 2016
  • ISBN: 9780552166393
  • Imprint: Corgi
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 496
  • RRP: $14.99

Little Black Lies




'A dark and haunting thriller. It creeps under your skin and doesn't let you go' Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train



The twisty new stand-alone psychological thriller from this bestselling author

'A dark and haunting thriller. It creeps under your skin and doesn't let you go' Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train

What's the worst thing your best friend could do to you?

Admittedly, it wasn't murder. A moment's carelessness, a tragic accident - and two children are dead. Yours.

Living in a small island community, you can't escape the woman who destroyed your life. Each chance encounter is an agonizing reminder of what you've lost - your family, your future, your sanity.

How long before revenge becomes irresistible?

With no reason to go on living, why shouldn't you turn your darkest thoughts into deeds?

So now, what's the worst thing you can do to your best friend?

  • Pub date: 4 January 2016
  • ISBN: 9780552166393
  • Imprint: Corgi
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 496
  • RRP: $14.99

About the Author

Sharon Bolton

Sharon Bolton (previously S. J. Bolton) is the critically acclaimed author of some of the most bone-chilling crime books ever written. She has been shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger for Crime Novel of the Year and the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. In 2014 she won the CWA Dagger in the Library for her whole body of work.

Sharon lives near Oxford with her husband and young son.

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Praise for Little Black Lies

“Creeps under your skin and doesn't let you go”

PAULA HAWKINS, No.1 bestselling author of The Girl on the Train

“Bolton's haunting storylines, vivid characters, and just plain great writing put her in the top tier of psychological thriller writers”

LINWOOD BARCLAY

“Addictive... leaves you guessing until the last line. This tear-jerker novel is one of the year's must reads”

Daily Express

“Claws at your heart. An ever creeping sense of dread rises from every page”

Daily Mail

“A well-crafted cat’s cradle of lies and betrayals, but what makes this book special is Bolton’s vivid depiction of the place itself, whether it be the wildlife or the claustrophobic nature of human existence on a small island.”

Guardian

“This tale will chill you to the bone”

Sun

“Achingly suspenseful . . . Bolton is a whizz at big finishes. Here her final chapters are like holiday fireworks going off, each kapow meant to be more spectacular than the last one”

Washington Post

“Her sharpest skills are in play . . . Crafty plotting”

New York Times Book Review

“I loved it! I stayed up entirely too late and completely ignored my family. It is the perfect thriller. A riveting portrait of small town secrets and big time betrayals. Friends, lovers, neighbours, everyone has something to hide . . .”

LISA GARDNER

“Faultless, brilliant . . . The tension racks up from page one and simply doesn't let up. This is absolutely superb!”

Books Monthly

“Sharon Bolton is a very talented writer and it is always thrilling to see a new novel from her on the shelves”

BELINDA BAUER

“The kind of pounding suspense that will keep you reading long into the night”

Globe and Mail

“Tensions build to a stunning denouement, with a shocker down to the very last page”

Cleveland


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