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Everything is Lies by Helen Callaghan

12th February 2018

Helen Callaghan‘s thrilling debut novel, Dear Amy, was a Sunday Times bestseller. This month sees the release of her second book, Everything Is Lies.

What if your parents had been lying to you since the day you were born?

Sophia’s parents lead quiet, unremarkable lives. At least that is what she’s always believed.

Until the day she arrives at her childhood home to find a house ringing with silence. Her mother is hanging from a tree. Her father is lying in a pool of his own blood, near to death.

The police are convinced it is an attempted murder-suicide. But Sophia is sure that the woman who brought her up isn’t a killer. As her father is too ill to talk, it’s up to Sophia to clear her mother’s name. And to do this she needs to delve deep into her family’s past – a past full of dark secrets she never suspected were there . . .

No one is who you think they are. Everyone has secrets.

Especially those closest to you.

Everything Is Lies is published by Penguin on 22 February.

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