Publication Date: 18/08/2022 ISBN: 9781529426380 Category:

Believe Me

JP Delaney

Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Publication Date: 18/08/2022 ISBN: 9781529426380 Category:
Paperback / Softback





‘Imaginative, unusual, clever and fun’ Sunday Times
‘A twisty, exciting read’ Sabine Durrant
‘A dark, sexy mystery’ Metro


Claire Wright isn’t who she seems.

A British drama student, in New York without a green card, Claire takes the only job she can get: working for a firm of divorce lawyers, posing as an easy pick-up in hotel bars to entrap straying husbands.

When one of her targets becomes the subject of a murder investigation, the police ask Claire to use her acting skills to help lure their suspect into a confession. But right from the start, she has doubts about the part she’s being asked to play. Is Patrick Fogler really a killer . . . Or the only decent husband she’s ever met? And is there more to this set-up than she’s being told?

And that’s when Claire realises she’s playing the deadliest role of her life . . .


See what everyone is saying about JP Delaney, the hottest new name in psychological thrillers:

‘DAZZLING’ Lee Child
‘ADDICTIVE’ Daily Express
‘INGENIOUS’ The New York Times
‘COMPULSIVE’ Glamour Magazine
‘ELEGANT’ Peter James
‘SEXY’ Mail on Sunday
‘ENTHRALLING’ Woman and Home
‘ORIGINAL’ The Times
‘RIVETING’ Lisa Gardner
‘SATISFYING’ Reader’s Digest
‘SUPERIOR’ The Bookseller

A Sunday Times bestseller in August 2018.

Publisher Review

I so enjoyed it - what a twisty exciting read * Sabine Durrant, author of Lie With Me * Dazzling - a pitch-perfect thriller * Lee Child, author of The Midnight Line * Snares you like a tractor beam... a dark, sexy mystery * Metro * Outstanding... more than a match for Paula Hawkins's The Girl on the Train * Sunday Times * A compelling read . . . Redefines the concept of an unreliable narrator . . . [A] rich, nuanced, highly literary take on the Gone Girl theme * Booklist * Slick, sexy, suspenseful and smart * Mail on Sunday * I was instantly gripped and held captivated by the pace and elegant writing. I devoured it in two straight sittings * Peter James, author of Dead If You Don't * A deeply addictive literary thriller that deserves to be one of this year's biggest successes * Daily Express * A compulsive, sexy thriller that's set to soar * Glamour Magazine * A guaranteed best-seller * Red Magazine * Ingenious * New York Times * Plotting of the kind that keeps satisfyingly wrong-footing the reader... intensely cinematic * i magazine * A stylish, twisty psychological thriller * Daily Express *

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