One Little Lie: Unabridged edition

By Sam Carrington, Read by Rachel Atkins

‘My name is Alice. And my son is a murderer.’

Deborah’s son was killed four years ago. Alice’s son is in prison for committing that crime.

Deborah would give anything to have her boy back, and Alice would do anything to right her son’s wrongs.

Driven by guilt and the need for redemption, Alice has started a support group for parents with troubled children. But as the network begins to grow, she soon finds out just how easy it is for one little lie to spiral out of control…

They call it mother’s intuition, but can you ever really know your own child?

Deeply psychological and suspenseful, One Little Lie is a twisty and unnerving story about the price of motherhood and the unthinkable things we do to protect our children. Perfect for fans of Liane Moriarty and Cara Hunter.

Readers LOVE One Little Lie:

So compelling… this is a dark and at times shocking read… With plentiful twists and unforgettable characters, it’s an insightful and unnerving read.’ Caroline Mitchell ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘[Sam] has excelled herself this time with a great twist that I didn’t see coming , one that had me flicking back through the pages of my of my kindle to work out how and why I had missed the clues!… I’m already impatient to see what Sam Carrington has up her sleeve for us next!’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Jaw dropping… a cracking, psychologically twisted, engaging, and intense novel which had my brain close to popping like a balloon. Carrington’s story telling is one of a kind.The Writing Garnet ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘I was gripped… and I read the book in the same afternoon… Five stars from me.’ Donna’s Book Blog ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

OMG! I’ve just finished this… What a bloody great read. From start to finish I was hooked.’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

AMAZINGI couldn’t put this book down!’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Fantastic book, if I could give more then 5 stars I would.’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Format: Digital Audiobook
Release Date: 06 Sep 2018
Pages: None
ISBN: 978-0-00-830685-4
Detailed Edition: Unabridged edition
Sam Carrington lives in Devon with her husband and three children. She worked for the NHS for 15 years, during which time she qualified as a nurse. Following the completion of a Psychology degree she went to work for the prison service as an Offending Behaviour Facilitator. Her experiences within this field inspired her writing. She left the service to spend time with her family and to follow her dream of being a novelist.


”'I read One Little Lie in one greedy gulp. A compelling thriller about the dark side of maternal instinct and love - I couldn't put it down!” - Isabel Ashdown

”'A kick-ass page turner … I was knocked senseless by the awesome twist.” - John Marrs

”'A gripping read which moved at a head-spinning pace … I simply couldn't put this book down until I reached the dramatic and devastating conclusion. I've no doubt this will be one of the big reads of the summer.” - Claire Allan

”'I was fascinated by the cleverly written threads linking the psychologist, police, criminal and victim. Utterly original and thought provoking … This cries out to be made into a TV series.” - Amanda Robson

”'An unsettling and disturbing tale of what it means to be a mother. When it comes to protecting your child, the lines between right and wrong get totally blurred. This book stays with you long after it's finished.” - June Taylor

”'Engrossing psychological suspense about the effect of a murder on the mother of a teenage killer. Sam Carrington had me hooked!” - Emma Curtis


”'A story filled of manipulation, lies, secrets, and obsession with seeking forgiveness. This intricately plotted thriller … The shocking twist will leave you speechless.” - 5* NetGalley reviewer

”'This is such a masterfully plotted novel. Everything is planned out, down to the last intricate detail. It was a real pleasure to read and almost impossible to put down!” - 5* NetGalley reviewer

”'Sam Carrington has really shown the depths of her talent with this. It's beautifully written with great characters.” - 5* NetGalley reviewer