The Secrets You Hide by Kate Helm
(Bonnier Zaffre, 2018)

The Secrets You Hide

by Kate Helm

Georgia Sage is a courtroom artist who uses her skills to help condemn those who commit terrible crimes. But when she is drawn back into the trial that defined her career, a case of twisted family betrayal, something happens that threatens not only her career – but even her own sanity. At first, she fears her guilt around the events of her terrible childhood is finally coming back to haunt her. The truth turns out to be even more terrifying…


My debut of the year. Kate Helm is an exceptional story teller with a fresh, innovative, exciting approach to crime writing. The Secrets You Hide is gripping, pacy and utterly compelling. A must read! I can't wait to see what Kate writes next”
- C. L. Taylor, author of The Accident
Fresh, wonderful and unexpected”
- Lisa Jewell, author of Then She Was Gone
The Secrets You Hide is clever, twisty and chilling, with an absolutely compelling heroine”
- Julie Cohen, author of Together
I read the whole thing in one huge unstoppable whoosh and it was just so great, hugely original, unexpected and completely fascinating. I loved it.”
- Jill Mansell, author of This Could Change Everything
Original and pacy, with intriguing characters and a great back story ”
- Clare Mackintosh, author of Let Me Lie
Clever concept so brilliantly executed. Compelling plot but more compelling character study that left me desperate to find out why instead of who. First class psych thriller”
- Araminta Hall, author of Our Kind of Cruelty
There aren't enough adjectives to describe how much I loved The Secrets You Hide, but after careful consideration, I'll go with brilliant, original and shocking”
- Caz Frear, author of Sweet Little Lies
An incredible, unique and compelling novel. I tore through this book. So, so good, and I did not see the end coming! A new talent has exploded onto the crime scene”
- Angela Clarke, author of Follow Me
Terrifying and disorienting, shocking and completely original ”
- Miranda Dickinson, author of Somewhere Beyond the Sea
Smart, absorbing and brilliantly original - The Secrets You Hide is a fantastic debut ”
- T M Logan, author of Lies