You Should Have Told Me

You Should Have Told Me


A devoted father. A loving husband. A suspect for murder...

Pre-order now! The gripping new psychological thriller from the author of 2020's twistiest debut, One White Lie

When Janie's husband Max doesn't come home one night, she's doesn't know what to do. Why would he leave her and their baby daughter, with no explanation?

Then the police turn up, asking questions about the body of a woman found outside a local bar.

They want to know where Max was last night. Where Max is now - but Janie has no idea.

They want answers, but Janie only has questions.

She loves Max more than anything. But did she ever really know him at all?

And if he's capable of disappearing, could he be capable of murder too?

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


  • Unique, cleverly plotted, and emotionally resonant, You Should Have Told Me is the rare thriller that manages to be both a dazzling page-turner and a moving meditation on what it means to be a mother today. It thoughtfully explores society's sky-high standards for women, the secrets we hide even from ourselves, and how hard it can be to trust others-especially those we love the most. I absolutely loved it, and trust me: This book is going to be huge
    Andrea Bartz

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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