The Good Liar

The Good Liar

Now a Major Film Starring Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen

Summary

A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, NOW A MAJOR FILM STARRING HELEN MIRREN AND IAN MCKELLEN

This is a life told back to front.

This is a man who has lied all his life.

Roy is a conman living in a leafy English suburb, about to pull off the final coup of his career. He is going to meet and woo a beautiful woman and slip away with her life savings.

But who is the man behind the con and what has he had to do to survive this life of lies?

And why is this beautiful woman so willing to be his next victim?
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'You will have your socks knocked, nay, blown off' Stylist

'An assured thriller in the footsteps of le Carré, Highsmith and Rendell' Guardian

'A part-thriller, part-human condition novel that packs a tremendous punch' Financial Times

Reviews

  • An assured thriller debut in the footsteps of le Carré, Highsmith and Rendell...The Good Liar makes you want to experience Nicholas Searle's next trick
    Guardian

About the author

Nicholas Searle

Nicholas Searle is the author of three novels. His first novel, The Good Liar, was a Sunday Times bestseller and was shortlisted for the CWA John Creasey New Blood Dagger for the best debut crime novel. Before becoming a writer, Nicholas worked in British intelligence for more than twenty-five years. He lives in Yorkshire.
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