The Woman Who Lied

The Woman Who Lied

The thrilling Sunday Times bestseller from the author of THE COUPLE AT NO 9

Summary

THE SUSPENSE-FILLED TALE OF A CRIME NOVELIST WHOSE BOOKS ARE COMING TRUE FROM THE NO 1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER CLAIRE DOUGLAS

She finally has her dream life. But someone knows the truth . . .

'Her best yet. It's gripping, atmospheric, and so original' GILLIAN MCALLISTER

'Thrilling, twisty and impossible to put down. Claire Douglas at her very best' TIM WEAVER

'A gripping read, so cleverly plotted and brimming with tension' GILLY MACMILLAN

'A tightly plotted, dazzling thriller, filled with Claire Douglas's trademark suspense. An up-all-night read' LUCY CLARKE

'A whirlwind of a thriller with twists that made me gasp' CL TAYLOR

'Ingenious and compelling . . . absolutely loved it' MARK EDWARDS

'So many ingenious twists, so many gasp moments. I absolutely loved it' B P WALTER

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Emilia Ward lives quietly in suburban London with her husband and two children.

Just an ordinary wife and mother. But also a bestselling crime writer.

When she starts writing her tenth Detective Miranda Moody novel, however, life takes a frightening turn: an incident straight out of one of her novels occurs in real life.

Just an unsettling coincidence, she thinks. Until it happens again.

Then someone she knows dies exactly like a victim in the book she's still writing . . .

Why is someone doing this?


How do they know what she is writing?


And how long before Emilia and her family are next?

__________

READERS ARE GRIPPED BY THE WOMAN WHO LIED . . .

'A fantastic thriller. Fresh and original, genuinely kept me guessing and a total page turner' 5* READER REVIEW

'I did not want this book to end. I read it in bed. On the sofa. In the bus. You get the picture. Did not put it down till it was done. Then felt disappointed with myself as I had gobbled it up and not spread the treat out. Best book by the author' 5* READER REVIEW

'Wow, what a book. I could not put it down. Would definitely recommend' 5* READER REVIEW

'Claire Douglas never disappoints, she keeps you hooked until the final page, each story she produces is better than the last with twists galore' 5* READER REVIEW

'Truly tremendous, cleverly plotted with a deftly drawn cast and an enthralling one-sit read' 5* READER REVIEW

'Tremendous' 5* READER REVIEW

PRAISE FOR CLAIRE DOUGLAS:

'I loved this twisty novel' RICHARD OSMAN

'Clever. Gripping. Terrifically compelling. Kept me glued to the page' SARAH PEARSE

'Eerie, spine-tingling. Douglas is a master storyteller. The perfect immersive read' JANICE HALLETT

'Douglas is the queen of the unexpected twist' GILLIAN MCALLISTER

'Spine-chilling' THE SUNDAY TIMES

'A deliciously dark, captivating and twisty mystery from the Queen of Gripping Pageturners' CL TAYLOR

*The Woman Who Lied: Sunday Times bestseller list October 2023*

Reviews

  • Claire Douglas's best yet. I loved the literary setting, the simmering tension and the book-within-a-book. It's gripping, atmospheric, and so original
    GILLIAN MCALLISTER

About the author

Claire Douglas

Claire Douglas worked as a journalist for fifteen years, but dreamed of being a novelist since the age of seven. She finally got her wish after winning the Marie Claire Debut Novel Award with her first novel. She is now a Sunday Times and international bestseller and her last novel, The Woman Who Lied, spent eleven weeks in the Sunday Times top ten. She has sold nearly two million copies of her books in the UK. Her previous book, The Couple at No. 9, has been optioned for television.
She lives in Bath with her husband and two children.
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