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The Sixth Lie : A gripping Welsh crime thriller

The Sixth Lie : A gripping Welsh crime thriller

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Author: Ward, Sarah

Crime & mystery

Published on 2 November 2023 by Canelo in the United Kingdom as part of 'the A Mallory Dawson Crime Thriller' series.

Paperback | 336 pages
128 x 198 x 24 | 232g

Six lies killed Huw Jones.On New Year's Eve 2011, Huw Jones disappeared from his bedroom while his father and five friends were downstairs. His body was later discovered on the nearby cliffs at St Non's.

That night, all six friends lied in their statements to the police.

Over a decade later, Huw's mother, Heledd is found dead.

Mallory Dawson must uncover the lies lurking in the tight-knit community of St Davids. But someone has kept their secrets for years, and they would kill to protect them...

An absolutely unputdownable Welsh crime novel perfect for fans of Clare Mackintosh and Robert Gold.

Praise for Sarah Ward‘A brilliant Christie-esque page-turner with an amazing sense of location’ Catherine Cooper, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Chalet‘Atmospheric, tense, with lots of twists and turns, I couldn’t put this down. With a nod to Agatha Christie, the sharp narrative builds to a nail-biting climax’ Simon McCleave, author of The Dark Tide‘A pitch-perfect start to a new thriller series’ Michael Wood, author of Silent Victim‘There is more than a whiff of Agatha Christie here, which made The Birthday Girl so satisfyingly compelling that I read into the small hours to finish it’ Alis Hawkins, author of A Bitter Remedy‘A suspenseful multi-layered mystery that utterly consumed me. So clever and hugely satisfying - a brilliantly refreshing take on the detective novel’ Marion Todd, author of A Blind EyeWhat readers are saying about The Sixth Lie ‘An excellent, tense read with lots of intrigue’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader review‘Wow what a book... I could not put it down. Would definitely recommend to others’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader review‘Absolutely awesome. Great Welsh characters and small town close-knitness. A mystery that will keep you guessing and waiting for more Mallory stories to come!’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader review‘I have the first book in this series, The Birthday Girl, and I enjoyed that just as much as this one. A thriller based in Wales with so much suspense it’s a guaranteed great read in my eyes!’⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader review‘The plot is pacey and well executed, leaving you turning the pages furiously. A very talented writer and a very engrossing novel’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader review‘The writing is splendid, the characters well drawn and the West Wales countryside is irresistible. A great read!’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader review

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