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Let Me Lie

Publisher: Berkley
In the newest psychological thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of I Let You Go and I See You, Clare Mackintosh brings us a gripping story about how those who love us never really leave us...

Two years ago, Tom and Caroline Johnson committed suicide, one seemingly unable to live without the other. Their adult daughter, Anna, is struggling to come to terms with her parents' deaths, unable to comprehend why they chose to end their lives. Now with a young baby herself, she feels her mother's presence keenly and is determined to find out what really happened to her parents. But as Anna digs up the past, someone is trying to stop her. She soon learns that nothing is as it seemed.

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Death does not suit me. I wear it like a borrowed coat; it slips off my shoulders and trails in the dirt. It is ill fitting. Uncomfortable.

I want to shrug it off; to throw it in the cupboard and take back my well-tailored clothes. I didn't want to leave my old life, but...
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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