The Confession Room

The Confession Room

The jaw-dropping and twisty new thriller: If you have a secret, they’ll find you …


'Bristles with dread and threat – it is not for a dark autumn night' DAILY MAIL
'Fast-paced and topical . . . a total page-turner' ALLIE REYNOLDS

Emilia Haines is an ex-cop with a secret.

She can’t get enough of the Confession Room.

It’s an online forum for anyone wanting to admit their sins – and sometimes their crimes.

For Emilia it’s the perfect distraction from her past.

Then one day she reads about a murder.

At first, she thinks it’s a hoax.

Until a body is found.

It’s not the last – and suddenly Emilia realises she’s discovered a serial killer.

But the killer isn’t just posting their crimes on the Confession Room – they’re posting before they commit them.

Which for Emilia means only thing: a chance to stop the killer . . .

'Thrilling, chilling, heart-stopping . . . impossible to put down' CHRIS WHITAKER
'Terrifying, dark and original with a brilliantly shocking ending - loved this book' CATHERINE COOPER
'Non-stop thrills. Perhaps the best psychological thriller I've read' 5* READER REVIEW
'A full-tilt thriller . . . original, timely and very clever. Lia's best yet!' EMILY FREUD


Praise for Lia Middleton:
'Tense, jaw-dropping, clever'
'Keeps you guessing from start to finish' JANE FALLON
'I loved it. Huge twists' GILLIAN McALLISTER
'Brilliantly written . . . I'll be recommending it to everyone I know' SARAH PEARSE
'A stand-out psychological thriller' ASHLEY AUDRAIN
'Superb. Assured, elegant and utterly gripping' WILL DEAN
'Couldn't put it down' CATHERINE COOPER


  • A thrilling, chilling, heart-stopping read. With a killer premise and twists that leave you shaken, The Confession Room is impossible to put down
    Chris Whitaker, author of We Begin at the End

About the author

Lia Middleton

Lia Middleton is a barrister who specialises in crime and prison law, and lives with her husband and two young children in Buckinghamshire. You can find her on Twitter @liamiddlet0n and on Instagram @liamiddletonauthor. She is the author of When They Find Her and Your Word or Mine.
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