Her Sister's Lie
Her Sister's Lie is a stunning psychological thriller from the bestselling author of The Bones of You, Debbie Howells.
Two sisters. A terrible secret. The ultimate revenge.
Hannah and her sister Nina were once close. But they’ve not been in touch for years when Hannah learns of her sister’s death. Now Hannah is left with the care of Nina’s teenage son Abe, and t...more
Initially, the police believe that Nina died from an accidental fall, but later determine that foul play was involved, and her death becomes a murder inves ...more
As the story begins Hannah Roscoe is living alone and still reeling from a break up with ...more
Sisters look out for each other don't they? Hannah and Nina used to be close - but for the last 10 years they have been estranged but we don't know why. Hannah has just been dumped by her ...more
I don’t want to give anything away because the twists do come out at you left and right and unexpectedly.
I loved the “POVs” strewn throughout the chapters. Once I finished the book, those POVs made so much sense! And the title too...yes so much double meaning there.
Captivating, thrilling, creepy and intense.
4.5 solid stars.
Thank you #NetGalley, the author and the publisher for my ARC in e ...more
Ten years of non communication between sisters Nina and Hannah, ended when Hannah received a call informing her about Nina’s death, first declared as accidental then murder!! Abe, Nina’s son was brought to Hannah’s home, but there was only silence between them. A stalker was soon added to the plot along with letters of ...more
I found it really quite awful how summer, Abe, and Jude felt about their mother. A lot of trauma there which is just heartbreaking. Was also very sad for mom and Hanah, because drug/alcohol addiction isn’t simple and isn’t easy. Was really a no win situation.
Hanah’s lack of empathy and self-conce ...more
Do yourself a favor and read Debbie Howells' other books instead. They were much much better.
Hannah, the main character, is suddenly informed that her sister Nina has died, leaving Nina's son Abe in Hannah's permanent care. Abe is silent and brooding, and as would be expected of a 15 year old, not happy about being uprooted from London to a village quite some distance from his friends and routines ...more
Hannah Roscoe is still dealing with the emotional fall-out from the inexplicable end of her relationship with her boyfriend, Matt when she learns her estranged older sister, Nina Tyrell, is dead. The two sisters were once extremely close but they have not been in contact for ten years. Hannah suddenly finds herself the guardian of Nina's fifteen year old son, Abe, and the two are soon uncomf ...more
As is common with Debbie Howells's style, even though you' ...more
Hannah hasn't seen her sister in ten years when she gets a call saying her sister has died and she needs to come pick up her nephew Abe. Since she is the closest living relative, Abe is to live with her. As more facts come out, it is discovered that her sister was murdered. Strange things start happening, and Hannah becomes convinced that someone is out to get her and reveal all of her and her sister's s ...more
This is a family drama that centers on two sisters, Hannah and Nina, who had a difficult upbringing and they clung to each other for comfort and support. When Nina dies unexpectedly and ruled as a murder, Hannah must look to the past and find out if the privacy they shared in childhood is linked to Nina's death.
Three more have followed, the most recent of which is Her Sister's Lie. Follow her on Instagram @_debbiehowells.