Jo Spain is a full-time writer and screenwriter. Her first novel, With Our Blessing, was one of seven books shortlisted in the Richard and Judy Search for a Bestseller competition and her first psychological thriller, The Confession, was a number one bestseller in Ireland. Jo co-wrote the ground-breaking television series Taken Down, which first broadcast in Ireland in 2018. She's now working on multiple European television projects. Jo lives in Dublin with her husband and their four young children.
From its killer premise to the jaw-dropping pay-off, The Perfect Lie delivers on every single level. Such a clear, confident voice drives the most compelling of plots. Be warned, once you start reading, you won't put it down again until you unravel the twisted truth. A sure-fire smash hit! * Caz Frear * This book grabs you by the throat on the first page and holds you there until you are dropped like a stone on the last * Liz Nugent * Chilling and all too plausible . . . with some expertly done twists * James Oswald * This is domestic noir at its best . . . will have you captivated from the very first chapter * M. T. Edvardsson * The Perfect Lie had me completely fooled - such a brilliantly twisted plot that I just couldn't work out. And on top of that Jo Spain is still making us care so much about the characters. I loved this book and it deserves to fly to the top of the charts * Elly Griffiths * Jo Spain takes it to another level in The Perfect Lie. Intense, clever writing and packed with twists and turns. Loved it * Dervla McTiernan * Without doubt my favourite Jo Spain book so far, and that's saying something - a fabulous page-turner that will keep you guessing and guessing * Cara Hunter * Another twisty and intense thriller from the great Jo Spain that will keep you guessing until the final pages * Adrian McKinty * Jo Spain is a brilliant, compelling storyteller. The Perfect Lie will pin you to your seat until you reach the last page * Jane Casey * A real page-turner with a brilliant mystery at its heart. Superbly written, cinematic and pacy! * Steve Cavanagh *