Gilly Macmillan

To Tell You the Truth
  • To Tell You the Truth

  • Dark, tense and very clever... One of the best unreliable narrators I’ve ever come across' CLAIRE DOUGLAS

    ‘Another fabulous read by Gilly Macmillan... You’re in for the twistiest of rides!’ LESLEY KARA

    ‘One of the most unsettling – and unforgettable – heroines I’ve ever met!’ SHARI LAPENA

    ***THE AUTHOR OF RICHARD & JUDY BOOK CLUB BESTSELLER THE NANNY RETURNS WITH A TWISTY, UNPREDICTABLE THRILLER WITH AN UNFORGETTABLE HEROINE AT ITS HEART***
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    Lucy Harper has a talent for invention…

    She was nine years old when her brother vanished in the woods near home. As the only witness, Lucy’s story of that night became crucial to the police investigation. Thirty years on, her brother’s whereabouts are still unknown.

    Now Lucy is a bestselling thriller writer. Her talent for invention has given her fame, fortune, and an army of adoring fans. But her husband, Dan, has started keeping secrets of his own, and a sudden change of scene forces Lucy to confront some dark, unwelcome memories. Then Dan goes missing and Lucy’s past and present begin to collide. Did she kill her husband? Would she remember if she did?

    Finally, Lucy Harper is going to tell us the truth.

    Cross her heart.
    And hope to die.


    WHAT READERS ARE SAYING ABOUT TO TELL YOU THE TRUTH:

    'Kept me guessing until the end'

    'Taut, gripping, multi-layered and unbearably tense'

    'Will keep you reading through the night because trust me it's impossible to put down'

    'Full of twists and turns and nearly every character is a suspect'

    'This is full of suspense and I raced through the pages'

    'I love an unreliable narrator and there were so many questionable characters in this one, it kept me guessing throughout'
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    PRAISE FOR GILLY MACMILLAN:

    'White-knuckled suspense' TESS GERRITSEN

    ‘From the first page I wanted to know all the dark secrets this family were hiding. It’s a seriously addictive read and I never knew who to trust’ AMY LLOYD, author of THE INNOCENT WIFE and ONE MORE LIE

    ‘A brilliant blend of missing person drama with some seriously spooky Gothic overtones.’ GLAMOUR MAGAZINE

    'Pulses with tension until its shocking conclusion' SHARI LAPENA

    ‘Secrets, lies, jealousy and betrayal… Elegantly structured and infused with a creeping sense of dread’ SARAH VAUGHAN

    ‘The plot sucked me in and the insidious build had me turning the pages rapidly’ JANE SHEMILT

    The Nanny will make you doubt everyone - including yourself. Some families are built on a bedrock of lies. This one is no exception. Clever and deliciously addictive’ JANE CORRY

    ‘I was blown away by The Nanny. Original, twisty, unpredictable and taut with its buried secrets, the old creepy house and complex relationships. I never knew who to trust and the ending shocked me. This deserves to be huge!’ CLAIRE DOUGLAS

    ‘A tense, assured and atmospheric thriller which will keep you guessing from page one right through to the shocking denouement. Brilliantly absorbing’ MEL McGRATH

Gilly Macmillan is the New York Times bestselling and Edgar-nominated author of What She Knew, The Perfect Girl and Odd Child Out. She grew up in Swindon and studied at Bristol University and The Courtauld Institute of Art in London. She has worked at The Burlington Magazine and the Hayward Gallery and has been a lecturer in photography. She now writes full-time and lives in Bristol with her family.