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Imran Mahmood

You Don't Know Me
  • You Don't Know Me

  • At the end of the day, only one question matters: did he do it?

    'A daring concept executed to perfection' LEE CHILD

    A young man stands accused of murder. The evidence is overwhelming.

    But at his trial, this man tells an extraordinary story.

    It is about the woman he loves, who got into terrible trouble. It's about how he risked everything to save her.

    He swears he's innocent. But in the end, all that matters is this: do you believe him?


    ***See what bestselling authors and critics are already saying about You Don't Know Me, chosen for the Radio 2 Book Club and the Telegraph's Best Crime Novels of the Year***

    'Searing and heart-breaking, genre-bending . . . triumphantly reconfigures the traditional whodunnit into something remarkable' Ruth Ware

    'Bold and original . . . a thrilling new voice in crime fiction' Tim Weaver

    'A startlingly confident and deft debut' Tana French

    'A dazzling debut - authentic, funny, sad, sympathetic. I was utterly gripped' Gillian McAllister

    'Utterly compelling' Daily Mail

    'Superb character-driven fiction. Masterful' Guardian

    Longlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger

    Longlisted for the Theakstons Crime Novel of the Year

Imran Mahmood is a criminal defence barrister with over 20 years' experience in the Crown Court and Court of Appeal. He specializes in Legal Aid cases involving violent crimes as well as fraud and sexual offences. He was born in Liverpool and now lives in London with his wife and daughter. You Don't Know Me was chosen as a BBC Radio 2 Book Club Choice for 2017.