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How to Kill Your Best Friend

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How to Kill Your Best Friend by Lexie Elliott
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Aug 17, 2021 | ISBN 9780593098691

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Praise

“An intricate, twisting story… a suspicious death is only one of the secrets among a group of old friends on an isolated island.”–Shelf Awareness

“Elliott…outdoes herself here. Readers might feel like they need a notebook to keep track of the threads of the complex plot: who has a secret history with whom, who has been telling lies about what, who really knows what happened on the day Lissa disappeared? Revelation follows revelation, with the pace increasing as the mysteries pile up, leaving us genuinely shocked at the end. A rousing success.”―Booklist

“Utterly unnerving and completely engrossing.”―PopSugar

“…the twisty plot reaches a satisfying resolution. Elliott makes her characters feel like real people. Fans of Lucy Foley’s The Guest List will be compulsively turning pages.”―Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Slyly escalating head games that will make you think twice about booking that next getaway.”―Kirkus Reviews

“Elliott’s latest (after The Missing Years) is a great thriller with lots of red herrings and a blindsider of a twist ending.”―Library Journal
 
“[A] whip-smart tale packed with serpentine twists, simmering resentments, and terrifying surprises. Not only will you want to skip the midnight swim, you may never look at your BFF the same way again.”—Erica Ferencik, author of The River at Night

Praise for The Missing Years

“Begins with a Gothic hint that rapidly segues into a suspenseful thriller with a breathless twist of denouement.”–New York Journal of Books

“Elliott follows up her well-reviewed debut, The French Girl, with an equally atmospheric novel that keeps the reader intrigued and off-balance all the way through.”–Booklist

“The whip-smart Ailsa’s descent into terror and confusion as the Manse begins to have its effect on her is played out beautifully…this manages to be both uncannily creepy and grounded in the true horror of human evil.”–The Guardian

Praise for The French Girl

The French Girl commands attention. The author provides the perfect dose of character development before unveiling eerie details from her cast’s past, ensuring that we’re properly unnerved when their lives begin to unravel.”–The Associated Press

“A gripping mystery that delves into the past and the darker side of friendships, this book will have you questioning everything you think you know.”–Megan Miranda, New York Times bestselling author of The Perfect Stranger

Additional praise for Lexie Elliott

“Scottish debut novelist Elliott, who holds a doctorate in theoretical physics from Oxford, launches a fiction-writing career with a smart, suspenseful thriller.”–Booklist

“An astonishing psychological thriller.”–Fresh Fiction

“You shouldn’t have any trouble picking up Lexie Elliott’s debut novel, The French Girl. It comes with a warning, though, because you will definitely have trouble putting it down.”–Richmond Times-Dispatch

“The shifting dynamics within the group will keep the reader guessing until the end. First novelist Elliott has done a phenomenal job of combining a whodunit with a Big Chill vibe.”–Library Journal (starred review)

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