Deception

By Denise Mina
(Back Bay Books, Paperback, 9780316058575, 311pp.)

Publication Date: May 2005

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Description
Things like this don't happen to people like us. That's what Lachlan Harriot thinks as he watches his wife, Susie, led to jail in handcuffs. Yes, Susie, a psychologist, was found covered in blood near the spot where one of her clients appears to have been murdered. But Susie is not a killer, Lachlan thinks. She's my wife. She's our child's mother. Secrets lurk behind closed doors, however, a dark truth made chillingly clear as Lachlan's efforts to prove Susie's innocence uncover an entire secret history--illicit affairs, false identities, unimaginable deception--and this brilliantly acclaimed, page-turning novel speeds toward a conclusion as shocking as it is ingenious.



About the Author
DENISE MINA is the author of The Red Road, Gods and Beasts, The End of the Wasp Season, Still Midnight, Slip of the Knife, The Dead Hour, The Field of Blood, Deception and the Garnethill Trilogy, the first installment of which won her the John Creasey Memorial Award for best first crime novel. She writes for the graphic novel series Hellblazer and was selected by the Stieg Larsson estate to adapt the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Millennium Trilogy for a six-part DC Comics graphic novel series. She won the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award in both 2012 and 2013 for The End of the Wasp Season and Gods and Beasts, respectively; in 2014, The Red Road was shortlisted for the same award. Mina lives in Glasgow, Scotland.

Web: http: //www.denisemina.com/

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