Trust No One
By Paul Cleave
In this exciting psychological thriller by the Edgar-nominated author of Joe Victim, a famous crime writer struggles to differentiate between his own reality and the frightening plot lines he's created for the page.
'Anyone who likes their crime fiction on the black and bloody side should move Paul Cleave straight to the top of their must-read list' Mark Billingham
The brand new psychological thriller from the author of The Cleaner and Joe Victim. Perfect for fans of The Girl in the Ice and Ian Rankin.
His novels tell of brutal murders and bad people.
Was it just his imagination?
Jerry Grey is better known as crime writer Henry Cutter - whose twelve books kept readers gripped for over a decade. Now he's been diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's, and his writing life has ended.
But the stories haven't. As his control loosens, Jerry confesses his worst secret: the books are real. He remembers committing the crimes.
His friends, family and carers say it's all his head. He's just confused.
If that's true, then why are so many bad things happening?
Why are people dying?
Paul Cleave is an award-winning author who divides his time between his home city of Christchurch, New Zealand, where all his novels are set, and Europe, where none of his novels are set. His books have been translated into over a dozen languages and have sold over a million copies. He's won the Ngaio Marsh Award three times, the Saint-Maur book festival's crime novel of the year award, has been shortlisted for the Edgar, the Barry and the Ned Kelly Awards. When he's not at home with the stereo cranked up loud and working on his next novel, he can normally be found on a tennis court, a golf course, or throwing a Frisbee somewhere.
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13 Jul 2017
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Tense, thrilling, touching. Paul Cleave is very good indeed. — John Connollly
A gripping thriller. Trust No One draws us into a world where truth blends with delusion. This story of a writer losing his memory and bearings pulls us into a maze where fiction blurs into murder. I couldn't put it down — Meg Gardiner, Edgar Award-winning author
With an unexpected ending, this thriller is one to remember — New York Journal of Books
A vivid, jangled exploration of mental illness, dark imagination, and the nowhere territory in between — Kirkus Reviews
Sensitive and astute ... while being gripping and darkly funny — Globe and Mail
This powerhouse novel plays with the subtexts at the core of the mystery genre — Booklist
On almost every page, this outstanding psychological thriller forces the reader to reconsider what is real — Publisher’s Weekly (starred review)