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Someone You Trust

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9780349426174

Price: £14.99

ON SALE: 8th June 2023

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

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Amy jumps at the opportunity when she’s offered a nannying job in picturesque West Cork. The assignment is for the welcoming Carroll family, whose stunning house is situated on a stretch of remote and rugged coastline. It’s the perfect chance for Amy to start over – far away from her life in Dublin she is trying to escape.

With two adorable children to oversee, a pair of generous employers and a lavish new home, everything seems wonderful. So why can’t Amy shake a creeping sense of unease? Perhaps it’s the husband’s erratic behaviour. Or the strange messages that somebody has been painting around the local village.

Quickly, it becomes clear that all is not well in the Carroll marriage, nor in their idyllic rural community. Whispered secrets and strange occurrences fill the breath-taking scenery with menace and, as the days pass, Amy realises that the refuge she has sought just might be the most dangerous place of all.

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An incredible debut; pacy, clever and tense
Jo Spain, the international bestselling author of The Confession
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
Irish Times
A stunning debut. Gripping and unpredictable, my heart is still pounding!
Sam Blake, No. 1 bestselling author of Keep Your Eyes on Me
Gripping and hugely readable, Hidden Lies heralds a bright new voice in psychological thrillers
Erin Kelly, the Sunday Times bestselling author of He Said/She Said
An eerie and unsettling thriller that twists relentlessly in surprising directions. A gripping debut.
Catherine Ryan Howard, No. 1 bestselling author of 56 Days
I couldn't put it down. A suspenseful read, full of chills and twists. It kept me turning the pages with the clever plotting
Patricia Gibney, the bestselling author of The Missing Ones
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
Irish Independent
A high-speed, heart-stopping ride that keeps you guessing until the last page
Edel Coffey, No. 1 bestselling author of Breaking Point
A tense, unsettling thriller . . . a very impressive debut
T.M. Logan, the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Holiday
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!
Liz Nugent, No. 1 bestselling author of Our Little Cruelties
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