The British phenomenon and Sunday Times bestseller that has received rave reviews around the world.
Paul Morris is running out of money, friends and second chances. His new relationship might be his last hope of success.
Alice is not like any of the women he's pursued in the past: wealthy, lonely, driven. When she invites Paul to her holiday home in Greece, he decides to do whatever it takes to make the romance stick.
But the summer is not the idyll he had planned. Ten years ago, a thirteen-year-old girl went missing on the island, and now a fresh sighting and another attack unsettle the long hot days.
For Paul is not be the only person with a plan... and his dreams of a life worth living may yet turn into a nightmare he cannot escape.
'Utterly gripping' Daily Mail
'I loved every page' Clare Mackintosh
'Ingenious' The Sunday Times
'A killer twist' Woman & Home
'If you've had a hole in your literary life since finishing Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train, this is the book to fill it' Grazia
'An unsettling, disturbing but utterly brilliant, gripping read with a terrific twist' Sunday Mirror
Longlisted for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year
Shortlisted for the British Book Awards Crime Novel of the Year
Lie with me
Excellent story, full of surprising twists,
perhaps the greatest in how Durand develops the main character