Reviews

  • "Jo Baker’s THE BODY LIES is gripping and strange in the best possible way: the perfect marriage of risky literary fiction and full-on thriller."

    MARIA SEMPLE, bestselling author of Where d'ya go, Bernadette?
  • "This page-turning thrilller has a sympathetic and utterly believable heroine, but it's also an examination of how women's bodies are treated, in life and in fiction."

    The Bookseller
  • "Powerful and moving, I read The Body Lies in one sitting. As a thriller, it grips and shocks: as a portrayal of the way women move through the world, and the way men see them, it has never been more timely. Absolutely stunning."

    ERIN KELLY, bestselling author of HE SAID/SHE SAID
  • "A story of female response to male threat, boosted by questions of literary expression... Baker's fans will enjoy the crisp descriptive writing and insightful nuances"

    Kirkus Reviews
  • "All too plausible, Baker’s powerful tale is at times heart-rending to read—and impossible to put down."

    Publishers Weekly