Skin Deep

Skin Deep

The unputdownable No. 1 bestseller that will shock you

Summary


'Pure genius. Absolutely brilliant' Shari Lapena


'A twisted thriller, reminiscent of Patricia Highsmith' Ian Rankin

IBA Crime Fiction Book of the Year Winner 2018

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From the No 1 bestselling author of Richard and Judy Book Club pick, Lying in Wait

She's not who you think she is ...

Delia O'Flaherty is as wild, remote and dangerous as her island home off the west coast of Ireland. Her adoring father tells her that one day she will be the Queen of Inishcrann.

However, tragedy leaves Delia alone in the world, to make her way relying on her wits and her rare beauty. But Delia's beauty is deceptive - as anyone who cares about her eventually finds out.

What is the truth behind Delia's tragic past? And what happens when a face from that past turns up on her doorstep?
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WINNER of the Dead Good Books Award for the Book That You Can't Put Down!

'Bloody brilliant!' Denise Mina

'Extraordinary' A.J. Finn

'The finest psychological thriller writer currently at work' Tammy Cohen

'Dark, brutal and brilliant' Colette McBeth

'Absorbing, beautifully written' The Times, Crime Books of the Year

'Every bit as amazing as her first two [novels]' Lisa Jewell

'Dazzling ... chilling, mesmerising and, ultimately, devastating. Pure storytelling genius' Mark Edwards

Reviews

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About the author

Liz Nugent

Before becoming a full-time writer, Liz Nugent worked in film, theatre and television. Her four novels - Unravelling Oliver , Lying in Wait , Skin Deep and Our Little Cruelties have each been Number One bestsellers and she has won four Irish Book Awards, as well as the James Joyce Medal for Literature. She lives in Dublin.
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