The Better Liar

The Better Liar



'The final twist turns out to be a full-on gut punch' Sunday Times

Two sisters. One fortune to claim. But who is...the better liar?

Estranged for a decade, sisters Leslie and Robin must reunite if they are to claim the fortune their father left them. But when Leslie arrives at her sister's apartment in Las Vegas, she finds her body instead. And without Robin, she won't see a penny.

Mary spends her nights waitressing at a seedy restaurant. She'd do anything to start her life over again. When Leslie offers her a huge sum of money if she pretends to be Robin, she takes it.

But Robin's life isn't as straightforward as Mary thought it would be. And Leslie seems to have dark secrets of her own...


'Gripping, suspenseful' Daily Mail
'A compulsively page-turning story' Claire Fuller, author of Bitter Orange
'A brilliantly claustrophobic thriller with a gasp-inducing sting in the tail' Christobel Kent, author of The Loving Husband


  • I couldn’t help becoming so drawn in . . . Tanen Jones has written a compulsively page-turning story. She cleverly drip-feeds nuggets of information, each more surprising than the last, until the final shocking revelation
    Claire Fuller, author of Bitter Orange and Swimming Lessons

About the author

Tanen Jones

Tanen Jones grew up in Texas and North Carolina. She has a degree in American history and spent several years editing law and criminal justice textbooks. She now lives in New York with her partner, where she writes from her apartment window. THE BETTER LIAR is her first novel.
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