You wake up.
You can't remember what happened.
The man lying next to you is not your husband.
And he's not breathing . . .
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'The latest instalment of the Jonah Sheen series, Lie Beside Me, is the best yet . . . I stayed up till 2am to finish it - brilliantly done' HARRIET TYCE, bestselling author of BLOOD ORANGE
'Filled with twists and turns made to suck you in and prove once again that Gytha Lodge is a master of crime detective stories' 5***** Reader Review
Louise wakes up. Her head aches, her mouth is dry, her memory is fuzzy. But she suspects she's done something bad.
She rolls over towards her husband, Niall.
But it's not Niall who's lying beside her. In fact, she's never seen this man before.
And he's dead . . .
As Louise desperately struggles to piece her memories back together, Detective Jonah Sheens and his team mark her as their prime suspect.
But she's not the only one with something to hide . . .
Did she do it?
And, if not, can they catch the real killer before they strike again?
'Gripped me from the first page and kept me turning the pages long into the night' Erin Kelly, bestselling author of He Said / She Said
'Fast-paced but never rushed, with clues and twists to keep you absolutely hooked from the first page to the last' Jane Casey, bestselling author of The Cutting Place
'Easily her best yet. I hope this series never ends' Chris Whitaker, bestselling author of We Begin At The End
'I was gripped from that very first shocking page . . . Absolutely brilliant' Claire Douglas, bestselling author of Local Girl Missing
'Superbly plotted and relentlessly pacy, Lie Beside Me is hands-down her best yet' Caz Frear, Richard and Judy bestselling author of Sweet Little Lies
'I absolutely raced through this . . . keeps you guessing until the final pages' Trevor Wood, CWA Dagger-winning author of The Man on the Street
'Unforgettable' Allie Reynolds, author of Shiver
'I loved it' Lisa Gray, bestselling author of Thin Air
'Another gripping page-turner . . . keeps us guessing right until the end' Emily Koch, bestselling author of If I Die Before I Wake
Supremely readable. Gripped me from the first page and kept me turning the pages long into the night. Gytha Lodge is a consummate storyteller
Gytha Lodge handles a complicated and compelling plot with effortless skill. Lie Beside Me is fast-paced but never rushed, with clues and twists to keep you absolutely hooked from the first page to the last. I can't wait for her next book
The latest instalment of the Jonah Sheen series, Lie Beside Me is the best yet. It moves at a cracking pace from the high concept opening to its tightly plotted finale, while deepening the characterisation and the world so well created in the first two of the series. I stayed up till 2am to finish it - brilliantly done.
A killer premise, razor-sharp writing, and twists to die for, what more could you possibly want? Gytha Lodge is a brilliant storyteller, and Lie Beside Me is easily her best yet. I hope this series never ends
Such an ingenious concept and what an opening! I was gripped from that very first shocking page. An intelligent, twisty and compulsive thriller. This is the first from the Sheens series I have read but I loved the story, and the characters so much I'm going to definitely read the others. Absolutely brilliant
I absolutely raced through this. Lots of writers dream up high concept openings and then have no idea where to take them but Gytha delivers in spades and keeps you guessing until the final pages
I loved Watching from the Dark, and Lie Beside Me didn't disappoint as the next in the series. It's another gripping page-turner, where Lodge sucks us in with a nightmarish opening chapter and then keeps us guessing right until the end
It drags you in with a brilliant hook and terrific characters which won't let you go until you've finished. It will keep you guessing right until the end. HIGHLY recommended
Tense and twisty from the start, exploring the darker side of friendship and trying to put together clues from a forgotten night... I woke up early just to finish it!
Lie Beside Me is perfectly paced with plenty of twists and turns to keep readers hooked, from an opening that packs a real punch, all the way through to the satisfying ending. Beautifully written with a cast of characters who keep you questioning everything you think you've worked out. I loved it
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