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Sophie Hannah's The Other Half Lives is a lengthy and complex crime thriller that will keep you guessing to the end. It begins with the revelation of a guilty secret that leads the central character into a world where nothing is quite what it seems.
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Ruth Bussey knows what it means to be in the wrong - and to be wronged. She once did something she regrets, and was punished excessively for it. Now Ruth is trying to rebuild her life and has found a love she doesn't believe she deserves.
Aidan Seed is a passionate, intense man who has also been damaged by his past. Desperate to connect with the woman he loves, he confides his secret: he killed a woman called Mary Trelease. Through her shock, Ruth recognises the name.
And when she's realised why it's familiar, her fear and revulsion deepen. The Mary Trelease that Ruth knows is very much alive...
Publication date: 14/10/2009
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
|Publication date:||14th October 2009|
|Publisher:||Hodder & Stoughton General Division|
|Genres:||Literary Fiction, Thriller / Suspense,|
Sophie Hannah is a best-selling, award-winning poet. Her latest collection, First of the Last Chances, was chosen for the Poetry Book Society’s Next Generation promotion in June 2004. She regularly performs her poetry to live audiences nationwide and abroad, and recently won first prize in the Daphne Du Maurier Festival Short Story Competition for her psychological suspense story The Octopus Nest. Sophie lives in West Yorkshire with her husband and two children. Click here to read an interview with Sophie Hannah about her new Poirot novel The Monogram Murders. Click here to read an interview with Sophie ...More About Sophie Hannah