The Good Liar

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What to expect

A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, NOW A MAJOR FILM STARRING HELEN MIRREN AND IAN MCKELLEN

Brought to you by Penguin.

This is a life told back to front.

This is a man who has lied all his life.

Roy is a conman living in a small English town, about to pull off his final con. He is going to meet and woo a beautiful woman and slip away with her life savings.

But who is the man behind the con and what has he had to do to survive this life of lies?

And why is this beautiful woman so willing to be his next victim?

© Nicholas Searle 2016 (P) Penguin Audio 2016

Critics Review

  • An assured thriller debut in the footsteps of le Carré, Highsmith and Rendell…The Good Liar makes you want to experience Nicholas Searle’s next trick

    Guardian
  • This is set to be one of the books of the year that will get everyone talking….If you go in with absolutely no preconceptions, you will have your socks knocked, nay, blown off

    Stylist
  • A part-thriller, part-human condition novel that packs a tremendous punch

    Financial Times
  • The Good Liar is a taut, compulsive thriller with a dark, intriguing heart. A Mr Ripley for our time

    Jonathan Freedland
  • All the ingredients are in this book…You’re in safe hands with Searle’s elegant writing

    The Times
  • An incredibly dark, taut thriller…it deserves to be a bestseller. Think of Ruth Rendell morphing into John le Carré

    Daily Express

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