Lying Game: A Novel

By Ruth Ware
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13.66 Hours 07/25/2017 unabridged
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From the New York Times bestselling author of the “pulse-quickening” (Good Housekeeping, UK) In a Dark, Dark Wood and The Woman in Cabin 10 comes Ruth Ware’s highly anticipated third novel, featuring her signature “verve and energy” (Library Journal).On a cool June morning, Isa Wilde, a resident of the seemingly idyllic coastal village of Salten, is walking her dog along a tidal estuary. Before she can stop him, Isa’s dog charges into the water to retrieve what first appears to be a wayward stick—and to her horror, she discovers it’s not a stick at all…but a human bone. As her three best friends from childhood converge in Salten to comfort a seriously shaken-up Isa, terrifying discoveries are made, and their collective history slowly unravels. Tackling the slipperiness of your memories, the relativity of truth, and the danger of obsessive friendships, The Lying Game is a gripping mystery with compelling characters and electric prose, resulting in an unputdownable thriller.

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Summary

Summary

New York Times bestseller

A July 2017 LibraryReads Pick

From the New York Times bestselling author of the “pulse-quickening” (Good Housekeeping, UK) In a Dark, Dark Wood and The Woman in Cabin 10 comes Ruth Ware’s highly anticipated third novel, featuring her signature “verve and energy” (Library Journal).

On a cool June morning, Isa Wilde, a resident of the seemingly idyllic coastal village of Salten, is walking her dog along a tidal estuary. Before she can stop him, Isa’s dog charges into the water to retrieve what first appears to be a wayward stick—and to her horror, she discovers it’s not a stick at all…but a human bone. As her three best friends from childhood converge in Salten to comfort a seriously shaken-up Isa, terrifying discoveries are made, and their collective history slowly unravels. Tackling the slipperiness of your memories, the relativity of truth, and the danger of obsessive friendships, The Lying Game is a gripping mystery with compelling characters and electric prose, resulting in an unputdownable thriller.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Fans of the mystery author who just won’t quit will recognize Ware’s singular ability to bait and switch in this wholly original story about four friends who conceive, innocently at first, a game of lies with dire repercussions.” Marie Claire
“A thoughful thriller about four friends whose shared childhood secret threatens them now. A gripping whodunnit.” Good Housekeeping
“Dig into this psychological thriller about whether you can really trust your nearest and dearest.” Cosmopolitan

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Author

Author Bio: Ruth Ware

Ruth Ware is a British author of suspense fiction whose novels have been on the New York Times and USA Today bestselling lists. She has worked as a waitress, bookseller, teacher of English as a foreign language, and most recently, a book publicist.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Thrillers/Suspense
Runtime: 13.66
Audience: Adult
Language: English