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The Confession

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781786488381

Price: £8.99

ON SALE: 11th January 2018

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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THE INCREDIBLE DEBUT PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE PERFECT LIE

“Spain’s blackly comic touch pulls us through a brilliantly dark tale”
Daily Mail

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

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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Discover DI Tom Reynolds in the first instalment of Jo Spain’s acclaimed detective series, With Our Blessing.

For even more Jo Spain, check out her most exciting and thrilling work yet, The Perfect Lie.

Reviews

Brilliantly crafted . . . each piece of the puzzle is gradually put together and keeps you gripped until the end
Prima
Fabulous . . . Clever, pacey, compulsive
Sunday Mirror
Enthralling - Spain dissects her characters' secrets with razor-sharp precision
JP Delaney, author of The Girl Before
Fresh, witty writing style . . . an eye for details make the characters instantly believable
Daily Mail
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
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
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
Loved it! Fabulous characters, superbly written, twists, turns & ends with a punch
Amanda Jennings, author of In Her Wake
The Confession is jaw-dropping. Clever. Addictive. Beautifully drawn characters. Masterful storytelling
Chris Whitaker, author of Tall Oaks
A brilliantly dark tale
Mail on Sunday
A clever and unusual premise . . . punchy and energetic . . . a brilliant hook and rapid-fire ride
Irish Independent
A clever novel . . . gradually exposing a chilling history of dysfunctional families
Sunday Times
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
A scathing overview of the Celtic Tiger years . . . [a] vivid portrait of a fascinating monster
Irish Times
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 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
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
I loved this twisty slice of domestic noir
Claire McGowan, author of Blood Tide
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