Perfect Liars by Rebecca Reid

I enjoyed Rebecca Reid’s compelling debut novel Perfect Liars.

Perfect Liars is a thoroughly satisfying character driven psychological thriller. It’s cleverly plotted and clear from the beginning, despite being paced on the slow side, that it is a compelling tale.

The characters are somewhat unlikeable in that they are typical stereotypical pretentious, entitled, self-centered women. The story is told using a dual timeline, past and present. Whilst they display a close friendship to the world it is deeply flawed.

There are certain parts of the storyline that I felt were a little too unbelievable and that is why this does not get a full five stars from me.

A fantastic debut by Rebecca Reid and I very much look forward to whatever she comes up with next.

Thank you to NetGalley and the publishers for the opportunity to read and review this novel at this time.

Synopsis

They have it all. And they’ll do anything to keep it that way.

Sixteen years ago, at an elite boarding school secluded in the English countryside, best friends Nancy, Georgia and Lila did something unspeakable.

Their secret forged an unbreakable bond between them, a bond of silence. But now, in their thirties, one of them wants to talk.

One word and everything could be ruined: their lives, their careers, their relationships. It’s up to Georgia to call a crisis dinner. – she knows there’s nothing that can’t be resolved by three courses in her immaculate kitchen.

But the evening does not go as planned.

Three women walk in to the dinner, but only two will leave.

Murder isn’t so difficult the second time around…

AUTHOR Rebecca Reid
BOOK TITLE Perfect Liars
PUBLISHED Random House UK, Transworld Publishers
DATE OF PUBLICATION 1 September 2018
OBTAINED: NetGalley

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

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Rebecca is a freelance journalist. She is a columnist for the Telegraph Women’s section, works for Metro Online and has written for Marie Claire, the Guardian, the Saturday Telegraph, the Independent, Stylist, Glamour, the iPaper, the Guardian, Indy100, LOOK and the New Statesmen amongst others. Rebecca is a regular contributor to Sky News and ITV’s This Morning as well as appearing on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour, LBC, BBC News 24 and the BBC World Service to discuss her work.  She graduated from Royal Holloway’s Creative Writing MA in 2015 and Perfect Liars is her debut novel.  Rebecca lives in North London with her husband.

You can follow Rebecca on the following links: TwitterFacebook and Amazon

Available currently on Amazon Kindle for 99p – click here

Paperback version released in February 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

One Reply to “Perfect Liars by Rebecca Reid”

  1. haha! I know what you mean when you say ‘a little bit unbelievable’ agree but aren’t most thrillers like this. Glad you enjoyed this, I finished last week and I did too!

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