Reviews

  • "In this chilling tale of paranoia, suspicion and accusation, Lesley Kara keeps you guessing until the final page."

    Paula Hawkins, No.1 bestselling author of THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN and INTO THE WATER
  • "A great debut with a slyly clever premise and a rollercoaster ride to the very last sentence."

    Fiona Barton, bestselling author of THE WIDOW and THE CHILD
  • "An intriguing premise, a creeping sense of dread, and a twist you won't see coming! Everyone is going to be talking about <i>The Rumour.</i>"

    Shari Lapena, bestselling author of THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR
  • "A brilliant premise with a killer twist. <i>The Rumour</i> depicts the prejudices and secrets that simmer in a small seaside town to devastating effect."

    Colette McBeth, author of AN ACT OF SILENCE
  • "Pssst, have you heard... #TheRumour is a cracking thriller about the damage that idle gossip can wreak in a small town. I thought I had the twist worked out. Boy was I wrong!"

    Tammy Cohen
  • "A brilliantly addictive debut...with a reveal that caught me completely by surprise."

    Good Housekeeping
  • "Shocking and convincing."

    Literary Review
  • "Suspicion and lies, paranoia and anguish follow in this twisty psychological thriller."

    Choice Magazine
  • "Gripping...the evocation is beautifully done."

    Observer
  • "Whip-smart . . . every well-crafted page simmers with tension and menace."

    Sunday Mirror
  • "Tense and very twisty . . . will have you hooked."

    Fabulous Magazine (Sun)
  • "Captivating . . . a subtle examination of the damage that gossip can do."

    Daily Mail

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