A Killer in the Family by Gytha Lodge

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Discover the page-turning thriller set in the New Forest, from the Sunday Times bestselling author Gytha Lodge.

Published 4 Jan 2024

About The Book

Someone in your family isn’t who they say they are…

Aisling’s family has never been picture-perfect: abandoned as a child by her father, and still grieving her mother,
Aisling’s two sons are all she has left. For years, they’d felt like enough.

Now, she needs answers.

Desperate to find the truth – about her family, and herself – Aisling uploads her DNA to an ancestry website. She soon finds a match.

But instead of her father, she’s faced with Detective Jonah Sheens.

He’s investigating the latest in a string of murders by a serial killer. Aisling’s DNA is a match for the crime scene, leaving the police with three suspects: her long-lost father, and her two sons.

Aisling always swore she’d do anything to protect the little family she has left.

But would she protect a murderer?

About the Author

Gytha Lodge is a multi-award-winning playwright, novelist and writer for video games and screen. She is also a single parent who blogs about the ridiculousness of bringing up a mega-nerd small boy.

She has a profound addiction to tea, crosswords and awful puns. She studied English at Cambridge, where she became known quite quickly for her brand of twisty, dark yet entertaining drama. She later took the Creative Writing MA at UEA.

Her debut crime novel, She Lies in Wait, has been published by Penguin Random House in the US and UK, and has also been translated into 12 other languages. It became an international bestseller in 2019, and was a Richard and Judy book club pick, as well as a Sunday Times and New York Times crime pick.




Gytha Lodge



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4 Jan 2024

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