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  • Writer's pictureJudith D Collins

This is Why We Lied

Narrator: Kathleen Early

HarperAudio

Series: Will Trent #12

ISBN: 978-0063336728

Publisher: William Morrow Publication Date: 08/20/2024

Format: Other

My Rating: TBR (pre-ordered)



“Expect from a Karin Slaughter crime thriller . . . just the right amount of twists, turns, shocks, surprises and domestic thrill and shrill.” — Parade


The next thrilling suspense featuring Will Trent and Sara Linton from Karin Slaughter, New York Times bestselling author of Pretty Girls and After That Night!


Everyone here is a liar, but only one of us is a killer…


A secluded cabin retreat


For GBI investigator Will Trent and medical examiner Sara Linton, McAlpine Lodge seems like the ideal getaway to celebrate their honeymoon. Set on a gorgeous, off-the-grid mountaintop property, it’s the perfect place to unplug and reconnect. Until a bone-chilling scream cuts through the night.


A murderer in their midst


Mercy McAlpine, the manager of the Lodge, is dead. With a vicious storm raging and the one access road to the property washed out, the murderer must be someone on the mountain. But as Will and Sara investigate the McAlpine family and the other guests, they realize that everyone here is lying….Lying about their past. Lying to their family. Lying to themselves.


Who killed Mercy McAlpine?


It soon becomes clear that normal rules don’t apply at McAlpine Lodge, and Will and Sara are going to have to watch their step at every turn. Trapped on the resort, they must untangle a decades-old web of secrets to discover what happened to Mercy. And with the killer poised to strike again, the trip of a lifetime becomes a race against the clock…













Praise

“Expect from a Karin Slaughter crime thriller . . . just the right amount of twists, turns, shocks, surprises and domestic thrill and shrill.” — Parade

“Grueling, pitiless, yet compassionate…. It’s a signal achievement of Slaughter that the climactic revelations add still another layer of horror to her tale.”

— Kirkus Reviews (starred review) on After That Night


“Slaughter’s fans will be avid for the latest in this bestselling series, while its costar, state investigator Will Trent, has inspired a show on ABC, further expanding Slaughter’s already vast audience.”

— Booklist (starred review) on After That Night


“Never less than nail-biting…. The final twist—a touch of ironic genius—will make your jaw drop.” — London Times (UK) on After That Night


“Karin Slaughter raises her game with every book. After That Night is compulsive reading.”

— Clare Mackintosh, author of I Let You Go


“Karin Slaughter always keeps me hooked and Girl, Forgotten is no exception. Totally worthy of a no interruptions, read-all-day bingeathon.”

— Lisa Gardner, #1 New York Times bestselling author


“[Slaughter] brings her trademark intensity to every relationship she lays bare. Like touching a live wire that continues across three generations.”

— Kirkus Reviews on Girl, Forgotten


“Layer upon layer of mystery, a great cast of characters, and some genuinely startling twists. This is Slaughter at her best.”

— Booklist (starred review) on Girl, Forgotten


“Slaughter skillfully leads readers on a thrilling journey into the past to solve the murder that a small town wants to forget, yet is still haunted by.”

— Library Journal (starred review) on Girl, Forgotten


“Gripping.... Slaughter reliably entertains.”

— Publishers Weekly on Girl, Forgotten


“Cunningly conceived and written . . . Deeply satisfying.”

— Washington Post on False Witness












About the Author


Karin Slaughter is one of the world’s most popular storytellers. She is the author of more than twenty instant New York Times bestselling novels, including the Edgar-nominated Cop Town and standalone novels The Good Daughter and Pretty Girls. An international bestseller, Slaughter is published in 120 countries and has sold more than 40 million copies worldwide.


Pieces of Her is a #1 Netflix original series. Will Trent is a television series starring Ramón Rodríguez on ABC, and further projects are developing for television. Karin Slaughter founded the Save the Libraries project—a nonprofit organization established to support libraries and library programming. A native of Georgia, she lives in Atlanta. www.karinslaughter.com






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