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A Reese's 'Hello Sunshine' Book Club pick

A gripping, twisty murder mystery thriller from the No.1 bestselling author of The Hunting Party.



'Lucy Foley is really very clever' Anthony Horowitz

'Thrilling' The Times

'A classic whodunnit' Kate Mosse

'Sharp and atmospheric and addictive' Louise Candlish

'A furiously twisty thriller' Clare Mackintosh

'Secrets and lies at every turn' Sarah Pinborough

On an island off the windswept Irish coast, guests gather for the wedding of the year - the marriage of Jules Keegan and Will Slater.

Old friends.

Past grudges.

Happy families.

Hidden jealousies.

Thirteen guests.

One body.

The wedding cake has barely been cut when one of the guests is found dead. And as a storm unleashes its fury on the island, everyone is trapped.

All have a secret. All have a motive.

One guest won't leave this wedding alive . . .

 

Details

ISBN: 9780008297176
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 384
Publication Date: 20 Feb 2020
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication City, Country: London, United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 23.4(H) x 15.3(L) x 2.9(W)
Weight (gm): 470

 

Reviews

'Both a classic whodunnit and a very contemporary psychological thriller that left me guessing right to the end - a wonderful read' Kate Mosse

'Great fun. Lucy Foley is really very clever' Anthony Horowitz

'A very modern Agatha Christie for the new roaring 20s . . . secrets and lies at every turn' Sarah Pinborough

'Evoking the great Agatha Christie classics "And Then There Were None" and "Murder on the Orient Express," . . . Foley builds her suspense slowly and creepily' New York Times

'Terrific' Stylist

'Whip smart page-turner with skilful characterisation . . . a compelling read' Jane Shemilt

'Foley's second take on the "closed room" murder mystery confirms her status as this generation's Agatha Christie' Sunday Express

'Sharp and atmospheric and addictive - I tore through it!' Louise Candlish

'Thoroughly addictive' Sarah Hughes, I paper

'I didn't think Lucy Foley could top The Hunting Party, but she did! I loved this book. It gave me the same waves of happiness l get from curling up with a classic Christie' Alex Michaelides

'Nail-biting . . . A fabulous closed room thriller. Lucy Foley is the Agatha Christie for our times' Kate Hamer

'It grabs you from the off and keeps you guessing until the very end. A genuine treat of a read' Heat

'This is a stunningly brilliant book: writing to die for, compelling characters, and a plot driven by a deep-seated sense of unease. I savoured every secret, every twist and turn' Dinah Jefferies

I loved The Guest List and gobbled it up in a few sittings . . . A cracking story brilliantly told' Ryan Tubridy

'Compelling, entertaining and highly enjoyable, Lucy knocks this one out of the park' Liz Nugent

 

Author Biography

Lucy Foley studied English Literature at Durham and UCL universities and worked for several years as a fiction editor in the publishing industry, before leaving to write full-time. Lucy's debut thriller, The Hunting Party, was an instant Sunday Times and Irish Times bestseller, and was inspired by a particularly remote spot in Scotland that fired her imagination. Lucy is also the author of three historical novels, which have been translated into sixteen languages. Her journalism has appeared in ES Magazine, Sunday Times Style, Grazia and more.
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