Liar Liar  by M.J. Arlidge
(Michael Joseph (Penguin), 2015)

Liar Liar

by M.J. Arlidge

In the dead of night, three separate fires light up the city skies. It’s more than a tragic coincidence. For DI Helen Grace the flames announce the arrival of an evil she has never encountered before.

Because this is no firestarter seeking sick thrills, but something more chilling: a series of careful, calculating acts of murder.

But why were the victims chosen? What’s driving the killer? And who will be next?

A powder keg of fear, suspicion and dread has been laid. Now all it needs is a spark to set it off…


DI Helen Grace is a genuinely fresh heroine ... MJ Arlidge weaves together a tapestry that chills to the bone”
- Daily Mail
M.J. Arlidge is the new Jo Nesbo”
- Judy Finnigan
Taut, fast-paced, truly excellent”
- The Sun
Chilling stuff”
- Fabulist
A chilling read'”
- My Weekly
A grisly, gripping thriller”
- Sunday Mirror
Gruesomely realistic, intriguing and relentless. Arlidge's fledgling army of fans is about to grow ”
- Sunday Sport
Expertly pulled off. It has a devious premise. DI Helen Grace is fiendishly awesome. It's scary as all hell. And it has a full cast of realistically drawn, interesting characters that make the thing read like a bullet”
- Will Lavender