Praise for The Liar’s Lullaby
“Features not one or two but three edge-of-your-seat suspense set pieces.”
– Stephen King
– The Washington Post
“A fine symmetry bookends The Liar’s Lullaby. In the opening scene, Tasia McFarland, out-of-control, bipolar singer-songwriter and former wife of the US president, makes a dramatic entry on a stage on a zip-line; at the end Jo Beckett, forensic psychiatrist to San Francisco police department, body-rappels from a fifth floor window to escape a couple of crazed assassins. The first high wire act ends in carnage, the final one in rescue. Action scenes like these are full of just the kind of detailed, nail-biting drama that Gardiner does so well… Gardiner is brilliant at making the highly implausible convincing, and switches effortlessly from high tension to tenderness and heartache.”
– The Guardian
“Breathless suspense, slick plotting, and a cast of compelling characters make this a solid addition to Edgar-winner Gardiner’s dossier of superlative thrillers.”
– Booklist, starred review
“Gardiner… proves herself wickedly adept with plot twists and turns… Plot twists and mounting suspense get people to race from the start of a book to the end, and complex characterizations and dynamic situations keep them coming back. Thanks to Meg Gardiner’s skill at both, her readers will be anxiously waiting, eager to devour whatever this talented writer comes up with next.”
A USA Today “Hot summer books” selection.
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