It always starts with a small lie. That’s how you stop noticing the bigger ones.
After his friend suspects something strange going on at the launch facility where they both work – and then goes missing – Martin Hepton doesn’t believe the official line of “long-term sick leave”…
Refusing to stop asking questions, he leaves his old life behind, aware that someone is shadowing his every move.
The only hope he has is his ex-girlfriend Jill Watson – the only journalist who will believe his story.
But neither of them can believe the puzzle they’re piecing together – or just how shocking the secret is that everybody wants to stay hidden…
A gripping, page-turning suspense masterclass – experience the brilliance of the iconic Ian Rankin.
Rankin is a master storyteller - GUARDIAN Ian Rankin is a genius - LEE CHILD The King of crime fiction - SUNDAY EXPRESS No one in Britain writes better crime novels today - EVENING STANDARD
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