In this thrilling standalone from the internationally bestselling author of the Frieda Klein series, a married woman s affair with her boss spirals into a dangerous game of chess with the police when she discovers he s been murdered and she clears the crime scene of all evidence.One little secret between a married woman, her lover, and a killer.It should have been just a mid life fling A guilty indiscretion that Neve Connolly could have weathered An escape from twenty years of routine marriage to her overworked husband, and from her increasingly distant children But when Neve pays a morning after visit to her lover, Saul, and finds him brutally murdered, their pied terre still heady with her perfume, all the lies she has so painstakingly stitched together threaten to unravel.After scrubbing clean every trace of her existence from Saul s life and death Neve believes she can return to normal, shaken but intact But she can t get out of her head the one tormenting question what was she forgetting An investigation into the slaying could provide the answer It s brought Detective Chief Inspector Alastair Hitching, and Neve s worst fears, to her door But with every new lie, every new misdirection to save herself, Neve descends further into the darkness of her betrayal and into danger than she ever imagined Because Hitching isn t the only one watching Neve So is a determined killer who s about to make the next terrifying move in a deadly affair. New Read The Lying Room [ By ] Nicci French [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com
Note Nicci Gerrard and Sean French also write separately Nicci Gerrard was born in June 1958 in Worcestershire After graduating with a first class honours degree in English Literature from Oxford University, she began her first job, working with emotionally disturbed children in Sheffield In that same year she married journalist Colin Hughes.In the early eighties she taught English Literature in Sheffield, London and Los Angeles, but moved into publishing in 1985 with the launch of Women s Review, a magazine for women on art, literature and female issues.In 1987 Nicci had a son, Edgar, followed by a daughter, Anna, in 1988, but a year later her marriage to Colin Hughes broke down.In 1989 she became acting literary editor at the New Statesman, before moving to the Observer, where she was deputy literary editor for five years, and then a feature writer and executive editor.It was while she was at the New Statesman that she met Sean French.Sean French was born in May 1959 in Bristol, to a British father and Swedish mother He too studied English Literature at Oxford University at the same time as Nicci, also graduating with a first class degree, but their paths didn t cross until 1990 In 1981 he won Vogue magazine s Writing Talent Contest, and from 1981 to 1986 he was their theatre critic During that time he also worked at the Sunday Times as deputy literary editor and television critic, and was the film critic for Marie Claire and deputy editor of New Society.Sean and Nicci were married in Hackney in October 1990 Their daughters, Hadley and Molly, were born in 1991 and 1993.By the mid nineties Sean had had two novels published, The Imaginary Monkey and The Dreamer of Dreams, as well as numerous non fiction books, including biographies of Jane Fonda and Brigitte Bardot.In 1995 Nicci and Sean began work on their first joint novel and adopted the pseudonym of Nicci French The Memory Game was published to great acclaim in 1997 followed by The Safe House 1998 , Killing Me Softly 1999 , Beneath the Skin 2000 , The Red Room 2001 , Land of the Living 2002 , Secret Smile 2003 , Catch Me When I Fall 2005 , Losing You 2006 and Until It s Over 2008 Their latest novel together is What To Do When Someone Dies 2009.Nicci and Sean also continue to write separately Nicci still works as a journalist for the Observer, covering high profile trials including those of Fred and Rose West, and Ian Huntley and Maxine Carr Novels include Things We Knew Were True 2003 , Solace 2005 and The Moment You Were Gone 2007 Sean s last novel is Start From Here 2004.
- 432 pages
- The Lying Room
- Nicci French
- 24 September 2017 Nicci French