The Perfect Escape

The Perfect Escape

The twisty psychological thriller that will keep you guessing until the end


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It was supposed to be a holiday...
The gripping new psychological thriller from the author of 2020's twistiest debut, One White Lie.

When her husband Harry walks out after just six months, Sam has never been in more need of a getaway.

So when her friends Diana and Margaret - newly single themselves - suggest a girls' weekend away, Sam can't accept soon enough.

But then things start to go wrong. Car trouble on the road leaves them stranded. And what's more, it's in the town where he lives.

Sam is sure a big night out can't hurt. After all, it's hardly likely that Harry would show up, right?

And no one could ever expect the night would end in murder...

Praise for Leah Konen:

'Intense, unpredictable and completely addictive' T.M. Logan

'The twists keep on coming right up to the final page. I read it in one sitting' Sarah Pinborough

'One White Lie hooked me from the start. This book has everything - engaging characters, a unique story, and an ending that will blow you away' Samantha Downing

© Leah Konen 2021 (P) Penguin Audio 2022


  • Clever, complex and expertly planned
    Rachel Abbott

About the author

Leah Konen

Leah Konen is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she studied journalism and English literature. She's the author of several young adult novels, including Love and Other Train Wrecks and The Romantics. One White Lie was her adult thriller debut, which was followed by The Perfect Escape.

She lives in Brooklyn and Saugerties, NY, with her husband, their daughter, Eleanor, and their dog, Farley.
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