Praise for The Confession
"Even seasoned genre veterans will be riveted by this modern-day morality tale, which peels away layers of the present and past to reveal ugly truths and sins aplenty, from lust and greed to addiction and deceit."
, starred review
"Easily a contender for thriller of the year."
--NY Journal of Books
is a rare treat, a combination of a psychological thriller and a domestic drama with a bit of a police procedural thrown in...Block out some time to finish this book because you won't want to stop reading once you pick it up."
"Enthralling...Spain dissects her characters' secrets with razor-sharp precision."
--J. P. Delaney, New York Times
bestselling author of The Girl Before
"I was guessing until the final, tantalizing and wholly surprising pages of this character-driven sizzler. Don't miss it!"
--David Bell, author of Somebody's Daughter
"This story of betrayal, guilt, murder, revenge--and even possible redemption--is almost impossible to put down. I'm still not sure if confession is good for the soul, but The Confession
is definitely good for those looking for a gripping read."
--Mystery Scene Magazine
"An absolute cracker of a book, compulsive, deviously plotted and intense--I will be recommending this to everyone."
--Elizabeth Haynes, author of Into the Darkest Corner
"Jo Spain is such a talent. The Confession
had me in its thrall from the first page, revealing the dark side of the Celtic Tiger."
--Sarah Ward, author of In Bitter Chill
"I loved this twisty slice of domestic noir."
--Claire McGowan, author of Blood Tide
"This intense psychological thriller explores themes of greed, lust, addiction, and revenge."
--Stop You're Killing Me
"A climax that is shocking and unexpected."