I didn't put it down until I had turned the final page. A rollercoaster of a read, the pace is relentless, resulting in a denouement that will take your breath away. Bravo, Rachel Ryan!
A well-drawn psychological thriller packed with tension and twists to keep the reader entranced until the very last page
I couldn't put it down. A suspenseful read, full of chills and twists. It kept me turning the pages with the clever plotting
You never know when the secrets of your past will rise up and find you again. Rachel Ryan shines in this creepy and chilling debut . . . You will fly through the pages of this tense and fast-paced story, and the giant twist at the end will leave your heart pounding
A tension-filled, emotional page-turner. A cracking Irish crime fiction debut.
A stunning debut. Gripping and unpredictable, my heart is still pounding!
An incredible debut; pacy, clever and tense
A gripping thriller that packs an emotional punch . . . Hidden Lies is a muscular and compelling read that looks set to see Ryan join the ranks of the thriller-writing heavyweights
A high-speed, heart-stopping ride that keeps you guessing until the last page. Hidden Lies is an intriguing story of motherhood, and what mothers will do when pushed to their limits. It's a nuanced look at a dark history, and how the secrets of the past refuse to be buried. A compelling examination of how we treat mothers told through a gripping thriller.
A dark, emotionally compelling psychological thriller which plays to every woman's fears. Heartbreak and betrayal are delivered at a breakneck speed. A terrific debut novel
A breathless, gut-wrenching thriller
A fast-paced, gripping thriller... As the heart-pounding tension unfolds page after page, Rachel Ryan expertly unravels the mystery, leaving readers guessing until the satisfying, surprising ending. Emotional, captivating, and suspenseful, this is a fantastic debut by an author to watch
Ryan does a good job keeping the reader off balance, wondering whether Georgina is indeed going mad. The tension builds as long-held secrets are revealed... Fans of psychological suspense will be satisfied
Georgina is a fierce, loyal narrator, and the reader won't be able to resist rooting for her success
A gripping tale that wraps its tentacles around you and draws you in
A tense, unsettling thriller about the kind of toxic secret that can blow a family apart. Hidden Lies is a very impressive debut
I have seldom read a first novel which impressed me more: beautifully written, perfectly paced
A stylish, spare, well-structured piece of work . . . Ryan skilfully ramps up the suspense until the atmosphere is tight as a drum . . . A gripping, propulsive debut
A clever spin on the every mother's nightmare scenario that probes the secrets at the heart of a family, and of a country. Gripping and hugely readable, Hidden Lies heralds a bright new voice in psychological thrillers
Taut, tense, with a twist I did not see coming. I devoured every page of this cracking, clever, original debut
Pacy . . . I liked how this book used serious themes to show we all have our own stories . . . The characters are relatable and the mystery builds well
An eerie and unsettling thriller that twists relentlessly in surprising directions. A gripping debut.
Packed with jaw-dropping moments, Hidden Lies is a twisty thriller with hidden depths. I gobbled it up