First of all, if you are a fan of suspense - especially
atmospheric British suspense - you'll find a lot to love
here in LET ME LIE. It's taut and well plotted, with good
pacing and an empathetic protagonist.
The complications come for me with the ending - which I
am loathe to discuss. I didn't really feel all of the
pieces were fully wrapped up and I closed the book
feeling puzzled instead of fully satisfied. As a massive
fan of Claire Mackintosh's other works, I was slightly
disappointed, but this will not sway me from reading her
in the future.
The police say it was suicide. Anna
says it was murder. They're both
Last year, Tom and Caroline Johnson
chose to end their lives, one seemingly unable to live
without the other. Their daughter, Anna, is struggling to
come to terms with her parents' deaths, unwilling to accept
the verdict of suicide.
Now with a baby herself, Anna
feels her mother's absence keenly and is determined to find
out what really happened to her parents. But as she digs up
the past, someone is trying to stop her.