The Dead Lie Down

The Dead Lie Down

[a Novel]

Book - 2010
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A heart-stopping novel of psychological suspense from the internationally bestselling author of The Wrong Mother and The Other Woman's House

Ruth Bussey once did something wrong - horribly wrong - and was nearly destroyed by her punishment. Now, she has tentatively rebuilt her life and unexpectedly found love with a man named Aidan Seed. But Aidan also has a secret, and one day he confides in Ruth: years ago, he killed a woman named Mary Trelease. Ruth's initial horror turns to confusion when she realizes that she knows Mary Trelease, and Mary is very much alive. So why does Aidan insist that she's dead?

The fourth book in Sophie Hannah's beloved Zailer and Waterhouse series, The Dead Lie Down is a sophisticated, addictive page-turner that will appeal to fans of Laura Lippman and Tana French.

Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2010
ISBN: 9780143117490
Branch Call Number: HANN
Characteristics: 470 p.


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Nov 26, 2013

LARGE PRINT AVAILABLE THRU MINN LINK. NUMBER 3 IN WATERHOUSE AND ZAILER SERIES. ******(The fourth book in the Culver Valley Crime series)

polar_bear Apr 20, 2012

The plot was serpentine, and it got to the point where, instead of compelling, it became tiresome. I skipped through the last fifty pages, simply because I'd read the rest. All of the main characters seem to be crazy; it was hard to hang onto what would be normal behavior and what would be absolutely looney-tunes.

Definitely an easy read with plenty of twisting character threads.... And, plenty of theories to choose from as the novel develops!

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