Lucy Foley

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The Guest List

book | 2020
UK → HarperCollins (Ed. Kimberley Young)
US → William Morrow & Co, Inc (Ed. Kate Nintzel)

Another murder. Another mystery. 

The brand new thriller from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Hunting Party. 

Guests are called to a remote island off the Irish coast to celebrate the wedding of the year – the marriage of Jules and Will. 

Everything has been meticulously planned, the scene is set, old friends are back together.

It should be the perfect day. 

Until the discovery of a body signals the perfect 

A groom with a secret. 

A bridesmaid with a grudge. 

A plus one with motive. 

A best man with a past. 

It could be any, it could be all . . . But one 
guest won’t make it out alive.


Katie McGowan manages the translation rights for The Guest List

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Random House Verlag
Szazad Kiado
DeA Planeta
Printz Publishing
Epsilon Yayincilik

I didn’t think Lucy Foley could top The Hunting Party, but she did! I loved this book. It gave me the same waves of happiness l get from curling up with a classic Christie. A remote, atmospheric island, a wedding no one is particularly happy to be at, old secrets - and a murder. The alternating points of view keep you guessing, and guessing wrong. I can’t wait for her next book.

Alex Michaelides
Author of The Silent Patient

Wow! This is a stunningly brilliant book: writing to die for, compelling characters, and a plot driven by a deep-seated sense of unease. I savoured every secret, every twist and turn, and every moment of addictive uncertainty. Lucy has indeed raised the stakes and my goodness they're high. Don't be in any doubt; go out and buy this book. 

Dinah Jefferies
Author of The Missing Sister

Great fun. Lucy Foley is really very clever. 

Anthony Horowitz

A twisty, atmospheric and completely compelling closed circle mystery. If you enjoy The Hunting Party you will love this. Lucy's deft plotting, pacing, and sharp turns keep the reader guessing right up until the final reveal. A perfect winter read. 

Catherine Steadman

A nail-biting story. An acute dissection of social mores and pressures. A fabulous closed room thriller. Lucy Foley is the Agatha Christie for our times. 

Kate Hamer
Author of Crushed

Whip smart page-turner with skilful characterisation ... a compelling read.

Jane Shemilt

An inviting tale of deception, buried secrets and suspense. Makes you wonder if you ever really know your friends...

Mel Sherratt
Author of Tick Tock

I didn't think Foley could top her debut novel but this is even better. Tense, claustrophobic and beautifully written.

Cass Green
Author of The Killer Inside

I devoured this in two sittings. Excellent premise, excellent setting. Twisty, fast-paced and hugely addictive. Weddings have never been so sinister. SUPERB. 

Will Dean
Author of Red Snow

I inhaled The Guest List by Lucy Foley in two greedy gulps. What a page turner! An absolutely brilliant whodunit not to be missed. 

Ali Land
Author of Good Me Bad Me

A really entertaining, rollicking read that kept me guessing right up to the last page. 

Simon Kernick
Author of The Bone Field

I loved The Guest List and gobbled it up in a few sittings. As a regular visitor to the islands of the west coast, you got the wildness just right. A cracking story brilliantly told. 

Ryan Tubridy

Both a classic whodunnit and a very contemporary psychological thriller that left me guessing right to the end - a wonderful read. 

Kate Mosse
Author of The Burning Chambers

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