One Dark Lie

One Dark Lie - cover

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“Take some thrilling suspense, add a touch of crime, and sprinkle it with doses of romance, and the ingredients are all there for another great read by Clare Chase.” Writing Round the Block. To read the full review, please click here.

“Oh my goodness, this book packed a punch.” Read the full review on Goodreads

“I read it in one sitting – un-put-downable.” Read the full review on Amazon

“I LOVE Clare’s books!” Read the full review on Annie’s Book Corner

“I would definitely recommend this book if you enjoy a bit of sleuthing of your own.” Read the full review on Amazon

One Dark Lie is the second novel in my Cambridge mystery series. You can read about the first, A Stranger’s House, here. Although both books feature writer Ruby Fawcett and ex-PI Nate Bastable, each can be read as a standalone whodunnit.

Fancy some armchair sleuthing? Both A Stranger’s House and One Dark Lie are available now on all ebook platforms.

One Dark Lie – Blurb

The truth can hurt, and sometimes it leads to murder …

After becoming embroiled in a murder investigation, Nate Bastable and Ruby Fawcett have decided to opt for the quiet life. But crime has a habit of following them around.

When her work dries up, Ruby finds herself accepting a job researching and writing about Diana Patrick-John, a colourful and enigmatic Cambridge academic. Simple enough. But then there’s the small fact that Diana was found dead in suspicious circumstances in her home – the very place where Ruby has now been invited to stay.

As she begins to uncover Diana’s secret life, Ruby’s sleuthing instinct kicks in, leaving her open to danger and retribution. But can she rely on Nate to support her once again? Especially when his behaviour has become increasingly distant and strange, almost as though he had something to hide …