Unravelling Oliver
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Unravelling Oliver : The gripping psychological suspense from the No. 1 bestseller

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WINNER - IBA Crime Fiction Book of the Year

By the author of the Sunday Times Top 10 bestseller and Richard and Judy Book Club pick, Lying in Wait

'Truly excellent ... strongly recommended' Sophie Hannah
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'I expected more of a reaction the first time I hit her.'

Oliver Ryan is a handsome and charismatic success story.

He lives in the suburbs with his wife, Alice, who illustrates his award-winning children's books and gives him her unstinting devotion. Their life together is one of enviable privilege and ease - enviable until, one evening after supper, Oliver attacks Alice, leaving her fighting for her life.

Everyone around Oliver quickly realises that they didn't know him at all. Only he knows the lengths to which he has gone to get the life he so desired. But even he is in for a shock when the past catches up with him.

A gripping page-turner, Unravelling Oliver is perfect for fans of Erin Kinsley's Found and Shari Lapena's The Couple Next Door.
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'Incredibly brilliant' Marian Keyes

'Compelling, clever and dark ... you'll gobble it up in one go' Heat Magazine

'An ambitiously structured and compelling "whydunnit"' Daily Mail

'The compulsion to continue reading never wanes ... A persistently satisfying read' Sunday Times
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 15mm | 170g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 9780241965641
  • 62,135

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Formidable * Irish Times * Truly excellent ... strongly recommended -- Sophie Hannah Incredibly brilliant -- Marian Keyes The compulsion to continue reading never wanes and most impressively the ending doesn't buckle under the weight of expectation ... a persistently satisfying read * Sunday Times * A great cracking read ... I couldn't put it down -- Ryan Tubridy An ambitiously structured and compelling "whydunnit" * Daily Mail * Compelling, clever and dark ... you'll gobble it up in one go * Heat Magazine * A page-turning, one-sitting read from a brand new master of psychological suspense * Sunday Independent * We read this in one sitting ... satisfyingly unnerving * Woman's Way * All I know is I stayed awake until 3am to finish it, which I haven't done with a new novel for longer than I can remember * Irish Independent * Her writing is stylish, the characters are vivid ... Can't recommend it highly enough -- Rick O'Shea Magnificent ... compulsively readable ... stunning, shock and superb -- Frank McGuinness "I expected more of a reaction the first time I hit her" ... The No 1 bestselling story of the making of a sociopath that has been compared to Gone Girl * From the Publisher's Description * Compelling, clever and dark, unlike any other psychological thriller you will have read before ... you'll gobble it up in one go * Heat Magazine * The compulsion to continue reading never wanes ... a persistently satisfying read. * Sunday Times * Truly excellent, beautifully written ... strongly recommended -- Sophie Hannah A page-turning, one-sitting read from a brand new master of psychological suspense * Sunday Independent *
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About Liz Nugent

Before becoming a full-time writer, Liz Nugent worked in Irish film, theatre and television. In 2014 her first novel, Unravelling Oliver, was a Number One bestseller and won the Crime Fiction Prize in the 2014 Irish Book Awards. Her second novel, Lying in Wait, went straight to Number One in the Irish bestseller charts, remained there for nearly two months and won her a second IBA. She lives in Dublin with her husband.
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