The Lies We Told
By: Camilla Way
Publication Date: 10/9/2018
My Rating: 4 Stars The highly acclaimed author of Watching Edie returns with a new novel of dark psychological suspense that explores how those closest to us have the most to hide... A daughter Beth has always known there was something strange about her daughter, Hannah. The lack of emotion, the disturbing behavior, the apparent delight in hurting others...Sometimes Beth is scared of her and what she could be capable of. A son
Luke comes from the perfect family, with the perfect parents. But one day, he disappears without a trace, and his girlfriend, Clara, is desperate to discover what has happened to him.
A life built on lies
As Clara digs into the past, she realizes that no family is truly perfect, and uncovers a link between Luke's long-lost sister and a strange girl named Hannah. Now Luke's life is in danger because of the lies once told and the secrets once kept. Can Clara find him before it's too late?
"Tense, unsettling, and keeps you guessing till the very end. We Need to Talk About Kevin meets Other People's Children."—Cara Hunter, author of Close to Home
“Combining all the classic ingredients of a rip-roaring psych thriller--a creepy We Need to Talk about Kevin-esque child, an unexplained disappearance, a dysfunctional family--The Lies We Told adds pace and suspense in a way that’s refreshing for even the most jaded of readers….If you want to be kept awake at night then The Lies We Told is your insomnia buddy.”—Stylist “Deftly plotted with lovely, satisfying twists.”—Emerald Street “You’ll be kept guessing with this compelling plot.”—Prima “A top class psychological thriller, smartly crafted and oozing tension.”—Sunday Mirror
About the Author
Camilla Way was born in Greenwich, south-east London, and studied Modern English and French Literature at the University of Glamorgan. Her father was the poet and author Peter Way. Formerly Associate Editor of the teenage girls' magazine Bliss, she is currently an editor and writer on the men's style magazine Arena. Having lived in Cardiff, Bristol, Bath and Clerkenwell, she now lives in south-east London. Read More