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A masterful murder mystery, this folks, is how it is done! A celebrity wedding is taking place on a remote island off the coast of Ireland, but before the celebration finishes, a murder and a storm hit with full force. I’ve adored all of Lucy Foley’s novels, from historical to crime, she is one of my must-read authors. She has used the same fabulous format as in the bestselling The Hunting Party but this still feels fresh, original and very much its own wonderfully distinct creation. I slipped into the storyline, got to know all of the characters, and started to sleuth my way through the secrets and intrigue. And oh what intrigue! The immediate lead up to the reveal made my inner investigator rub gleeful hands. The reveal itself, well, I just want to stand up and applaud Lucy Foley! Addictively readable and immensely satisfying The Guest List has star quality stamped all over it. Chosen as a LoveReading book of the month and LoveReading Star Book, we adore it!
On a remote island, guests gather for the wedding of the year - the marriage of Jules Keegan and Will Slater.
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 . . .
Closing date: 23/02/2020
In addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can click here to read the full reviews.
Atmospheric take on Agatha Christie and a cast of wedding guests whose secrets unravel over the course of a murderous marriage! Full review
A great successor to The Hunting Party - another captivating thriller by Lucy Foley Full review
All in all, a first-class thriller of the most traditional kind, it keeps you guessing from the first page and doesn’t end until the very last one. Well done Lucy Foley on another fabulous novel! Full review
Another truly stunning whodunit by Lucy Foley. Absolutely perfect for any murder-mystery fans out there. Full review
This is a suspenseful murder mystery with a difference - every chapter is told from a different character’s perspective. Highly recommended! Full review
A cool and contemporary murder mystery that is riveting from the offset. By the time you get to the end you'll be mighty glad that you didn't make "The Guest List"! Full review
'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
'Whip smart page-turner with skilful characterisation . . . a compelling read' Jane Shemilt
'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
'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 didn't think Foley could top her debut crime novel but this is even better. Tense, claustrophobic and beautifully written' Cass Green
'An inviting tale of deception, buried secrets and suspense. Makes you wonder if you ever really know your friends...' Mel Sherratt
'I devoured this . . . Twisty, fast-paced and hugely addictive. Weddings have never been so sinister. SUPERB.' Will Dean
'A really entertaining, rollicking read that kept me guessing right up to the last page' Simon Kernick
'A twisty, atmospheric and completely compelling closed circle mystery . . . Lucy's deft plotting, pacing, and sharp turns keep the reader guessing right up until the final reveal. A perfect winter read' Catherine Steadman
'I inhaled The Guest List by Lucy Foley in two greedy gulps. What a page turner! An absolutely brilliant whodunit not to be missed' Ali Land
'I loved The Guest List and gobbled it up in a few sittings . . . A cracking story brilliantly told' Ryan Tubridy
Publication date: 20/02/2020
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
|Publication date:||20th February 2020|
|Publisher:||HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Genres:||Books of the Month, Reader Reviewed Books, Crime / Mystery, Family Drama, Star Books, Thriller / Suspense,|
|Categories:||Thriller / suspense, Crime & mystery,|
Lucy Foley is the No.1 Sunday Times and Irish Times bestselling author of The Hunting Party and three other novels. A trip to Connemara, from where half of Lucy’s family hail, on the west coast of Ireland sparked the idea for her latest book. Struck by the wild, rugged beauty of the islands off its shores – the perfect setting for a wedding, yet dangerously cut-off – Lucy began to plot a new murder mystery. An island with no escape, old friends and family reuniting, emotions running high. What could possible go wrong? And so The Guest List ...More About Lucy Foley