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Lying in Wait by Liz Nugent
  

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Lydia Fitzsimons lives in the perfect house with her adoring husband and beloved son. There is just one thing Lydia yearns for to make her perfect life complete, though the last thing she expects is that pursuing it will lead to murder. However, needs must - because nothing can stop this mother from getting what she wants ...

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Lying in Wait by Liz Nugent

From the award-winning author of the No 1 bestseller, Unravelling Oliver.

'My husband did not mean to kill Annie Doyle, but the lying tramp deserved it.'

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'A stunningly talented writer Sophie Hannah A tense, taut, almost gothic thriller where the tension tightens to near unbearable proportions. I devoured it in one sitting because it was impossible to stop reading. A brilliantly written, stand-out novel' Marian Keyes

'Deliciously twisted, shot through with dark and acid humour and the denouement is truly chilling' Sarah Hilary

'A gradual descent from ordinary, straightforward murder to the very heart of darkness. Liz Nugent's characters are as unforgettably monstrous as they are believable ... superbly crafted' Jane Casey

'She keeps the reader on the edge of their seat from page one until the completely unexpected ending. I read Lying in Wait in one sitting. I just couldn't bear the suspense. I absolutely loved it' Amanda Redman

'Taut, crisp, clear, a storm-warning of a book. It has the eeriness of The Turn of the Screw, but as these screws turn, a mighty tension takes hold. Masterly.' Sebastian Barry

About the Author

Before becoming a full-time writer Liz Nugent worked in Irish film, theatre and television. In 2014 her first novel, Unravelling Oliver, was a No.1 bestseller and won the Crime Fiction prize in the 2014 Irish Book Awards. Her second novel, Lying in Wait, went straight to No 1 in the Irish bestseller charts, remained there for nearly two months and won her a second IBA. She lives in Dublin with her husband.

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Publication date

29th December 2016

Author

Liz Nugent

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Author's Website

liznugent.ie/

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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
368 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Crime / Mystery
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Crime & mystery
Thriller / suspense

ISBN

9780241974063

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