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The twisty, enthralling new novel from the No. 1 bestselling author of Disclaimer. 'Poised to establish herself as a big name' Telegraph

The twisty, enthralling new novel from the No. 1 bestselling author of Disclaimer.

'Poised to establish herself as a big name' Telegraph

Look around you. Who holds the most power in the room? Is it the one who speaks loudest, who looks the part, who has the most money, who commands the most respect?

Or perhaps it’s someone like Christine Butcher: a meek, overlooked figure, who silently bears witness as information is shared and secrets are whispered. Someone who quietly, maybe even unwittingly, gathers together knowledge of the people she’s there to serve – the ones who don’t notice her, the ones who consider themselves to be important.

There’s a fine line between loyalty and betrayal. And when someone like Christine Butcher is pushed to their limit, she might just become the most dangerous person in the room . . .

Reviews

Woah, you are in for a treat with The Secretary! Dark and intriguing with utterly compelling characters. I genuinely couldn’t put it down.

Laura Marshall, author of FRIEND REQUEST

A cool, contemporary, whip-smart thriller.

Paula Hawkins, bestselling author of THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN and INTO THE WATER

Deceptively clever and so unsettling. I love the way she casually slips in a twist that makes you shake your head at how wrong you were!

Lesley Kara, author of THE RUMOUR

A black diamond of a thriller - gleaming, sharp, deeply dark - but so much more: a cool, elegant novel with a heartbeat, a pulse, and a sting in its tail.

A. J. Finn, bestselling author of THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW

I started reading #SecretaryBook last night and couldn’t put it down… Such a deliciously dark, hugely satisfying read.

Paul Burston, author of THE BLACK PATH

Clever, clever, clever. At the black heart of this story is a personal assistant - the colleague in your office who hears and knows everything about everyone - and Renée leads us on a deeply unsettling exploration of the limits of loyalty. Believe me, chats by the photocopier will never be the same…

Fiona Barton, bestselling author of THE WIDOW

An engrossing study of twisted dynamics in a relationship where one person holds all the power. Fans of Notes on a Scandal will love it.

Tammy Cohen, author of THEY ALL FALL DOWN

Filled with a creeping sense of menace that intensifies beautifully as the novel unfolds. Watch out for this one ... absolutely brilliant.

Fiona Cummins, author of RATTLE

The Secretary is an excellent, dark and clever thriller with a compelling central character. The story draws you in from the start and builds and builds to an intense and unsettling conclusion. I loved it.

Jenny Quintana, author of THE MISSING GIRL

The Secretary is an absolute masterpiece of pace, plot and precision to detail. Renée Knight so deftly winches up the tension that I found I was shallow breathing by the end, desperate to see the conclusion but terrified to watch all at once. I loved Disclaimer and now with The Secretary following it, Renée Knight has become a must read author for me.

Holly Seddon, author of TRY NOT TO BREATHE

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Formats & editions

  • Trade Paperback

    9780857522856

    February 19, 2019

    Doubleday

    304 pages

    RRP $37.00

    Online retailers

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    • The Nile
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  • Hardback

    9780857522849

    February 15, 2019

    Doubleday

    304 pages

    RRP $40.00

    Online retailers

    • Fishpond
    • Mighty Ape
    • Paper Plus
    • The Warehouse
    • Whitcoulls
    • The Nile
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at www.booksellers.co.nz/directory

  • EBook

    9781473509993

    February 7, 2019

    Transworld Digital

    304 pages

    Online retailers

    • iBooks NZ
    • Amazon Kindle
    • Google Play
    • Kobo
    • Booktopia NZ

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