Lie to Me
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Domestic noir at its best. Readers will devour this stunning page-turner about the disintegration of a marriage as grief, jealousy, betrayal and murder destroy the facade of the perfect literary couple. New York Times bestselling author J.T. Ellison takes her exceptional writing to a new level with this breakout novel.
They built a life on lies.
Sutton and Ethan Montclair's idyllic life is not as it appears. They seem made for each other, but the truth is ugly. Consumed by professional and personal betrayals and financial woes, the two both love and hate each other. As tensions mount, Sutton disappears, leaving behind a note saying not to look for her.
Ethan finds himself the target of vicious gossip as friends, family and the media speculate on what really happened to Sutton Montclair. As the police investigate, the lies the couple have been spinning for years quickly unravel. Is Ethan a killer? Is he being set up? Did Sutton hate him enough to kill the child she never wanted and then herself? The path to the answers is full of twists that will leave the reader breathless.
- Publisher: MIRA Books
- Original Release Date: September 5, 2017
- Formats: Paperback, eBook, Hardcover
- Paperback ISBN: 9780778330950
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"[An] exceptional domestic thriller from bestseller Ellison... this standalone may be Ellison's best work to date."
—★ Publishers Weekly, starred review
"This is the book that will be on everyone’s eyes --- and lips --- for weeks and months to come."
"A page-turner, rife with twists, turns, and surprises... an absolute must-read."
—Mystery Scene Magazine
"Wonderful ... a one-more-chapter, don't-eat-dinner, stay-up-late sensation."
—Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author of NO MIDDLE NAME
"Fans of GONE GIRL will gobble up this thriller about a marriage from hell, which moves at a blazing-fast pace and smoothly negotiates more twists and turns than the backroads of Tennessee. J.T. Ellison will keep you guessing every step of the way to the surprise ending!"
—Lisa Scottoline, New York Times bestselling author of ONE PERFECT LIE
"LIE TO ME twists you up, throws you into nail-biting action and unexpected revelations. Belt yourself in for this roller coaster ride."
—Catherine Coulter, #1 New York Times bestselling author of ENIGMA
"LIE TO ME brilliantly combines a domestic noir thriller with a searing portrait of two writers trapped in a web of lies, betrayals, and murder. Sharply written and masterfully plotted, full of hard truths about the creative life and modern marriage, Ellison has written her finest novel—a breakout page-turner certain to win her a wide audience."
—Jeff Abbott, New York Times bestselling author of BLAME
"A wickedly good thriller about a picture-perfect marriage that is anything but, LIE TO ME has it all: murder, lies and betrayal. J.T. Ellison will have readers hanging onto the edge of their seats with her latest cunning tale."
—Mary Kubica, New York Times bestselling author of EVERY LAST LIE
"Secrets, secrets, who has more secrets? Writers or wives? With more surprises than a kitchen sink casserole, in LIE TO ME, J.T. Ellison lets us in on what goes on behind the closed doors of both."
—Helen Ellis, New York Times bestselling author of AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE
"Ellison knows how to deliver gripping psychological suspense... Appearances can be deceiving, but Ellison's writing is not."
"...An astonishing and satisfying ending that makes for a fantastic reading experience."
—RT Book Reviews
"[An] immensely readable domestic thriller... lush prose."