Gytha Lodge

She Lies in Wait
  • She Lies in Wait

  • Gytha Lodge

    <h2> Get ready for the biggest crime debut of 2019 . . . </h2>

    'An atmospheric thriller that takes the idea of six friends with a dark place in their past and gives it a series of fresh, chilling twists. A novel that literally makes you hold your breath then gasp out loud' Val McDermid

    'What a marvel! A corkscrew-twisty, knife-sharp thriller. . . Prepare to be haunted' A J Finn, bestselling author of The Woman in the Window

    Six friends. One killer. Who do you trust?

    Seven friends went down to the woods, but one of them never came home.

    30 years later, a body is discovered. DCI Sheens already knows what's waiting for him - Aurora Jackson, found at last.

    They all claim to be innocent, but one of them must be lying.

    Because she was found somewhere only they knew about.

    Now everyone's a suspect.

    'An engaging tale of lust, rivalry and murder' The Sunday Times

    'A dark, deep, terrific thriller and a scorching portrait of friendship and its betrayal' Nicci French

    'A stunning debut. Brilliantly formed characters and a twisty, clever plot had me turning pages well past my bed time' Heidi Perks, bestselling author of Now You See Her

    '5***** This twisty-turny read is a cut above the rest because of the brilliant writing' The Sun

Gytha Lodge is a writer and multi-award-winning playwright who lives in Cambridge. After studying creative writing at UEA, she was shortlisted for the Yeovil Literary Prize and the Arts' Council England fiction awards, and developed a large online following for her young adult and children's writing, with over five million reads accrued on platform Wattpad. She Lies in Wait is her debut novel.