JO BAKER is the author of the acclaimed and bestselling LONGBOURN (which is due for release as a feature film in 2020) and A COUNTRY ROAD, A TREE. Her new novel, THE BODY LIES, is both a rivetting cat-and-mouse game and a disarming exploration of sexual politics. It has been optioned for TV. Jo Baker lives with her family in Lancashire.
This superior thriller looks at how novels represent violence through the story of a creative writing teacher who finds herself trapped between the borders of life and fiction after recognising herself in a story written by one of her students * METRO * Gripping ... with lots to say about sexual politics * Good Housekeeping * Packs a powerful punch on every page * Red Magazine * Build-up of tension is EXCELLENT * Daily Mail * A propulsive #MeToo thriller investi gating consent and male entitlement as well as the borders between truth and fiction. * Guardian *