''A real spine-chiller that confirms Ruth Ware as the true heir to Christie''s crown. Ingenious plotting sees the body count rise and multiple suspects eliminated until we''re left with breathless game of cat-and-mouse'' Erin Kelly, bestselling author of He Said, She Said ''The sense of dread deepens as the snow falls in Ruth Ware''s tensely plotted and deliciously cast alpine thriller'' Louise Candlish, bestselling author of Our House **The unmissable new thriller from the queen of the modern-day murder mystery.** Snow is falling in the exclusive alpine ski resort of Saint Antoine, as the shareholders and directors of Snoop, the hottest new music app, gather for a make or break corporate retreat to decide the future of the company. At stake is a billion-dollar dot com buyout that could make them all millionaires, or leave some of them out in the cold. The clock is ticking on the offer, and with the group irrevocably split, tensions are running high. When an avalanche cuts the chalet off from help, and one board member goes missing in the snow, the group is forced to ask - would someone resort to murder, to get what they want? Praise for Ruth Ware''s addictive thrillers: ''Atmospheric and eerie with Agatha Christie vibes '' Prima ''Ruth Ware just gets better and better'' Lisa Jewell, author of The People Upstairs ''A dark tale by one of the best thriller writers around'' Independent ''Will hold you captive until the brilliant ending'' Shari Lapena, author of Someone We Know
Four friends. One promise. But someone isn't telling the truth.
The TWISTING NEW MYSTERY - GRIPPING and INTRIGUING The text message arrives in the small hours of the night. Its just three words: I need you.
Isa drops everything, takes her baby daughter and heads straight to Salten. She spent the most significant days of her life at boarding school on the marshes there, days which still cast their shadow over her.
At school Isa and her three best friends used to play the Lying Game. They competed to convince people of the most outrageous stories. Now, after seventeen years of secrets, something terrible has been found on the beach. Something which will force Isa to confront her past, together with the three women she hasn't seen for years, but has never forgotten.
Theirs is no cosy reunion: Salten isn't a safe place for them, not after what they did. Its time for the women to get their story straight