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The Confession

The Confession

SOMETIMES THE TRUTH IS NOT ALL IT SEEMS…
SOMETIMES A CONFESSION IS JUST THE BEGINNING…

NOW A NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER

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

‘Chilling’
Sunday Times


‘Enthralling’
JP Delaney
, author of The Girl Before

‘Compulsive’
Sunday Mirror


‘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?

PERFECT FOR FANS OF THEN SHE WAS GONE AND THE GOOD DAUGHTER

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‘Brutal’
Fiona Cummins, author of Rattle

‘Gripping’
Best


‘Jaw-dropping’
Chris Whitaker
, author of Tall Oaks

‘Vivid’
Irish Times


‘Fabulous’
Amanda Jennings
, author of In Her Wake

‘A contender for the most arresting opening paragraph of the year’
Sunday Express

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 25th January 2018

Price: £12.99

ISBN-13: 9781786488367

Reviews

Enthralling - Spain dissects her characters' secrets with razor-sharp precision
JP Delaney, author of The Girl Before
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
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
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
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
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
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
Brilliantly crafted . . . each piece of the puzzle is gradually put together and keeps you gripped until the end
Prima
A clever novel . . . gradually exposing a chilling history of dysfunctional families
Sunday Times
A scathing overview of the Celtic Tiger years . . . [a] vivid portrait of a fascinating monster
Irish Times
A clever and unusual premise . . . punchy and energetic . . . a brilliant hook and rapid-fire ride
Irish Independent
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 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
Fabulous . . . Clever, pacey, compulsive
Sunday Mirror
A brilliantly dark tale
Mail on Sunday
Fresh, witty writing style . . . an eye for details make the characters instantly believable
Daily Mail
Spain's blackly comic touch pulls us through a brilliantly dark tale
Daily Mail
This gripping novel is more of a whydunnit than a whodunnit
Best
Refreshing and... full of twists
The Express