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The Confession

The addictive number one bestseller

By Jo Spain

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The breathtaking debut psychological thriller from bestselling author Jo Spain.

SOMETIMES PEOPLE ARE NOT ALL THEY SEEM...

SOMETIMES THE TRUTH HIDES A SECRET...

SOMETIMES A CONFESSION IS THE BEGINNING... NOT THE END

NOW A NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER

'Brilliant'
BA Paris, author of Behind Closed Doors and The Breakdown

'Enthralling'
JP Delaney, author of The Girl Before

'Addictive'
Michelle Frances, author of The Girlfriend

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Late one night a man walks into the luxurious home of disgraced banker Harry McNamara and his wife Julie. The man launches an unspeakably brutal attack on Harry as a horror-struck Julie watches, frozen by fear. It looks like Harry's many sins - corruption, greed, betrayal - have finally caught up with him.

An hour later the intruder, JP Carney, hands himself in, confessing to the assault. The police have a victim, a suspect in custody and an eye-witness account, but Julie remains troubled.

Has Carney's surrender really been driven by a guilty conscience or is this confession the first calculated move in a deadly game?

THE MOST GRIPPING PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER OF 2018: PERFECT FOR FANS OF THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR AND THE GIRL BEFORE.

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'Compulsive'
Fiona Cummins, author of Rattle

'Jaw-dropping'
Chris Whitaker, author of Tall Oaks

'Fabulous'
Amanda Jennings, author of In Her Wake

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  • ISBN: 9781786488398
  • Publication date: 11 Jan 2018
  • Page count: 400
  • Imprint: Quercus
Fabulous . . . Clever, pacey, compulsive — Sunday Mirror
Refreshing and... full of twists — The Express
Spain's blackly comic touch pulls us through a brilliantly dark tale — Daily Mail
A brilliantly dark tale — Mail on Sunday
A clever and unusual premise . . . punchy and energetic . . . a brilliant hook and rapid-fire ride — Irish Independent
Fresh, witty writing style . . . an eye for details make the characters instantly believable — Daily Mail
Brilliantly crafted . . . each piece of the puzzle is gradually put together and keeps you gripped until the end — Prima
A scathing overview of the Celtic Tiger years . . . [a] vivid portrait of a fascinating monster — Irish Times
This gripping novel is more of a whydunnit than a whodunnit — Best
A contender for the most arresting opening paragraph of the year . . . This is crime fiction for grown-ups, taking its time to explore the ins and outs of human psychology — Sunday Express
An intriguing Rubik's Cube of a book that kept me turning the pages to get to the truth. So well plotted and beautifully written. I absolutely loved it — Liz Nugent, author of Unravelling Oliver
A clever novel . . . gradually exposing a chilling history of dysfunctional families — Sunday Times
I can't praise The Confession enough. Brilliant writing, great story . . . a really cracking read — BA Paris, author of Behind Closed Doors and The Breakdown
A dizzying tale of lives falling apart that has you addicted from the very first page. I found it impossible to put down, so desperate was I to get to the truth — Michelle Frances, author of The Girlfriend
Enthralling - Spain dissects her characters' secrets with razor-sharp precision — JP Delaney, author of The Girl Before
Here is my confession: I've never read Jo Spain before but now I'll be buying all of her books. The Confession is brutal and brilliant — Fiona Cummins, author of Rattle
The Confession is jaw-dropping. Clever. Addictive. Beautifully drawn characters. Masterful storytelling — Chris Whitaker, author of Tall Oaks
Loved it! Fabulous characters, superbly written, twists, turns & ends with a punch — Amanda Jennings, author of In Her Wake
An absolute cracker of a book, compulsive, deviously plotted and intense - I will be recommending this to everyone — Elizabeth Haynes, author of Into the Darkest Corner
Jo Spain is such a talent. The Confession had me in its thrall from the first page, revealing the dark side of the Celtic Tiger — Sarah Ward, author of In Bitter Chill
I loved this twisty slice of domestic noir — Claire McGowan, author of Blood Tide
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