Roy is a conman living in a small English town, about to pull off his final con. He is going to meet and woo a beautiful woman. He will swiftly move in with her and together they will live the seemingly calm life of a retired couple - evenings in front of the television, a little holiday in Berlin. Then he will slip away with her life savings.
But who is the man behind the con and what has he had to do to survive this life of lies?
And why is this beautiful woman so willing to be his next victim?
An assured thriller debut in the footsteps of le Carré, Highsmith and Rendell...The Good Liar makes you want to experience Nicholas Searle's next trick Guardian
Nicholas Searle is originally from Cornwall and now lives in Yorkshire. Before becoming a writer, he enjoyed a long and successful public service career in intelligence and security. A Traitor in the Family is his second novel, following the Sunday Times bestseller, The Good Liar, which was shortlisted for the CWA John Creasey New Blood Dagger for the best debut crime novel.