You know him. You love him. You trust him. Until today . . . For fans of GONE GIRL and THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR, NEED TO KNOW is the most relentless psychological thriller you will read all year.
Karen Cleveland spent eight years as a CIA analyst, focusing on counterterrorism and working briefly on rotation to the FBI. She has master's degrees from Trinity College Dublin and Harvard University. She lives in northern Virginia with her husband and two young sons. Her first novel, Need to Know, was critically acclaimed, a Simon Mayo Book Club pick, and a Sunday Times bestseller.
I raced through this gripping tale of domesticity and deceit.
Cleveland deliciously ratchets up the tension at every turn . . .
you won't be able to put it down until the final, stunning page! *
SHARI LAPENA, author of THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR *
Heart-poundingly suspenseful and heart-wrenchingly insightful, NEED TO KNOW hums with authentic detail, crisp storytelling, and characters that will long stay in your thoughts. * J. P. DELANEY, author of THE GIRL BEFORE *
This compulsive, clever thriller will have you reading long into the night. * Red *
If you liked THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR, try NEED TO KNOW by Karen Cleveland . . . Thrillers don't get much more twisty and turny than this one. If you don't mind staying up reading til 3am, this is the one for you. * BBC Arts and Entertainment, 'Books To Look Out For in 2018' *
Impressively compelling . . . this is probably the banker among the New Year crop thanks to its sheer page-turning readability. * John Williams, Mail on Sunday *
The heart-stopping plot barely lets up pace throughout this brilliant novel. * Heat *
You'll devour this terrific debut like the rest of us, skipping lunch, losing sleep, turning pages until the end, where we're all left waiting for more. * JOHN GRISHAM *
Karen Cleveland is the real deal - an exciting new voice in thrillers. * PATRICIA CORNWELL *
Prediction: if you read chapter one, you'll read chapter two. If you read chapter two, you'll miss dinner, stay up far too late, and feel tired at work tomorrow. This is that kind of book. Superb. * LEE CHILD *
Remarkable * Sunday Times Magazine - Thriller of the Month *
An immensely satisfying story with serpentine twists and turns . . . ingenious and compelling. * Daily Mail *