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Liar Liar Di Helen Grace by M. J. Arlidge

Liar Liar Di Helen Grace

Part of the Detective Inspector Helen Grace Series
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September 2015 Book of the Month.

The fourth DI Helen Grace crime thriller is a gritty, gutsy and gloriously enthralling read. This novel can be read without prior knowledge of the Southampton based team as there is only a small amount of background information included, however Eeny Meeny, would be the best introduction to the series. Fires are being started, people are dying and the police need to find the links, before they can even start to piece together a horrific set of crimes. DI Grace and her policing team have their vulnerabilities, Helen Grace in particular understands emotional and physical pain and so is perfectly placed to read the nuances and silences that otherwise may be missed. Each short sharp chapter changes focus, keeping you on your toes and thirsty for more. M.J. Arlidge continually spins this powerful story, leaving you teetering on the edge of knowledge and understanding. Liar Liar is fast moving, tenacious and assured, the last chapter also releases a tantalising piece of information concerning the complicated yet intriguing DI Helen Grace. ~ Liz Robinson

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Liar Liar Di Helen Grace by M. J. Arlidge

Liar Liar is the fourth gripping novel in the DI Helen Grace series by Sunday Times bestselling author M J Arlidge, author of Eeny Meeny - a Summer 2014 Richard and Judy book club pick - Pop Goes the Weasel, and The Doll's House. Perfect for fans of Jo Nesbo and Mo Hayder, Liar Liar showcases all the hallmarks of Arlidge's taut and rapid-fire writing including his protagonist DI Helen Grace and the Southampton based team. Faced with yet another ruthless serial killer, one with a penchant for pyromania, DI Helen Grace is an unwilling participant in a race against this new sadistic combatant.


Praise For M J Arlidge:

'This is going to be as big as Jo Nesbo' -- Judy Finnigan

'Detective Inspector Helen Grace is one of the greatest heroes to come along in years' -- Jeffery Deaver

'Taut, fast-paced, truly excellent Sun DI Helen Grace is a genuinely fresh heroine ... Arlidge weaves together a tapestry that chills to the bone' Daily Mail

'M. J. Arlidge has created a genuinely fresh heroine in DI Helen Grace' Daily Mail

'Chilling stuff' Fabulist

'A chilling read' My Weekly

'Page-turningly chilling' The Times

'A grisly, gripping thriller' Sunday Mirror

About the Author

M. J. Arlidge

M.J. Arlidge has worked in television for the last fifteen years specializing in high-end drama production, including prime-time crime serials Torn, The Little House and, most recently, Undeniable. Currently writing for the hit BBC series Silent Witness, Arlidge is also piloting original crime series for both UK and US networks. In 2015 his audio exclusive Six Degrees of Assassination was a number one bestseller.

His debut thriller, Eeny Meeny was the UK's bestselling crime debut of 2014. It was followed by the bestselling Pop Goes the Weasel and The Doll's House. Liar Liar is the fourth DI Helen Grace thriller.

Author photo © Bill Waters 2014

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10th September 2015


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Penguin Books Ltd


448 pages


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