'The best book I've read this year' Fiona Barton, bestselling author of The Widow
'Dark, compelling and deep. This is a fantastic debut' Alex Lake, bestselling author of After Anna
'This is about three deaths. Actually more, if you go back far enough. I say deaths but perhaps all of them were murders. It's a grey area. Murder, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. So let's just call them deaths and say I was involved. This story could be told a hundred different ways.'
A fresh start. A new home.
A time to make friends. A chance to hide from her past.
University life offers all these things to Pen.
But her secrets define her. And they may yet kill her...
‘Intrigue, betrayal and murder…deliciously dark’ T.R. Richmond, author of What She Left
‘Tense, sparse…the gripping plot challenges and subverts the notion of innocence until the very last page’ Monocle
Aoife Clifford is the author of All These Perfect Strangers, which was longlisted for both the ABIA General Fiction Book of the Year and the Voss Literary Prize. Clifford has won two premier short story prizes for crime fiction in Australia, the Scarlet Stiletto and the S.D. Harvey Ned Kelly Award, and has been shortlisted for the UK Crime Association’s Debut Dagger. She lives in Melbourne.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (August 25, 2016)
Length: 416 pages
'The best book I've read this year'
– Fiona Barton, bestselling author of The Widow
'Dark, compelling and deep. This is a fantastic debut'
– Alex Lake, bestselling author of AFTER ANNA
‘Intrigue,betrayal and murder…deliciously dark’
– T.R. Richmond, bestselling author of What She Left
– Marie Claire
‘Tense, sparse…the gripping plot challenges and subverts the notion of innocence until the very last page’
‘A chilling, spell-binding story, All These Perfect Strangers is a story of murder and mayhem, secrets and lies, but ultimately of self-preservation […] something with which we can all empathise.’
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