My Last Lie by Ella Drummond
English | 2019 | Mystery/Thriller | ePUB | 646 Kb
My Last Lie:New beginnings. Old secrets.
Theo and Pilar. The perfect couple.
Successful, beautiful and very much in love.
Until a year ago – and the tragedy that nearly tore them apart.
When their baby died, a part of them died with him.
Now they’re trying to rebuild themselves, moving to a stunning house in rural Cornwall.
But someone knows all their secrets – and will stop at nothing to disturb their fragile peace.
Theo and Pilar are about to learn that you can try to hide – but you can never outrun your past.
A unputdownable, gripping psychological thriller that will hook you until the final shocking twist. Fans of The Girl on the Train, Behind Closed Doors and The Wife Between Us will be captivated.
“It’s number thirteen. You’re not superstitious, are you?’ Theo asked, glancing at the property details in his hand. He looked back at the indented number over the huge arched doorway.
‘No, of course not,’ I assured him, aware I did not sound as convinced as I had intended as I stared up at the imposing white Art Deco building in front of me. ‘It’s just a number.’
‘True.’ He smiled at me, the relief on his tanned face obvious. He’d lost weight these past months, but then again, so had I. ‘I’ve no idea why it’s that random number. This is the only house nearby. It’d be a shame if we didn’t buy our perfect home just because of it though.’
He was right. It was a little strange, but no doubt Theo would try to uncover the background to this foible about our new home. I was already falling in love with the grand house on the hill that he had bought me as a surprise, although I wondered how I was going to get used to all the space.
‘Hey, look,’ he said, pointing at an enamelled sign by the gate that we had somehow missed. ‘It does have a name as well as a number.”