Lie in Wait on the Underground

Lie in Wait, by GJ Minett

There was no waiting about for Londoners this Tuesday as the Book Fairies headed out with copies of Lie in Wait by GJ Minett.

About Lie in Wait

Owen Hall drives into a petrol station to let his passenger use the facilities. She never comes back – and what’s more, it seems she never even made it inside.

When Owen raises a fuss, the police are called – and soon identify Owen himself as a possible culprit – not least because they already have him in the frame for another more sinister crime.

Owen’s always been a little different, and before long others in the community are baying for his blood. But this is a case where nothing is as it seems – least of all Owen Hall…

About GJ Minett

Graham Minett studied Languages at Churchill College, Cambridge before teaching for several years in Gloucestershire and West Sussex. In 2008 he completed a part-time MA in Creative Writing at the University of Chichester and subsequently won both the inaugural Segora short story competition in 2008 and the Chapter One competition in 2010.

His debut, The Hidden Legacy, a tense psychological thriller, was published by Bonnier Zaffre in 2016; his follow-up, Lie In Wait, was published in 2017.

He lives in West Sussex with his wife and children but retains close links with Cheltenham, where the rest of his family live.

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