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The Fifth Guest

By: Jenny Knight
Narrated by: Sofia Engstrand
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Summary

All of them are guilty of something…

Five friends. One deadly secret.

Five old university friends gather on the eve of their flatmate’s memorial at a beautiful riverside house.

Host Caro is as perfect as always.

Shy, awkward Lily’s now a bestselling author.

Sports hero George loves suburban fatherhood.

Bad-boy Travis only gets his highs from meditation.

And gatecrasher Elle is still a troublemaker.

Estranged for years, they’re finally ready to reminisce over dry martinis and delicious food. But there’s more than that on the menu…

Because each guest is hiding a dark secret about their time at Oxford.

They’re all guilty of something. Is one of them guilty of murder?

©2022 J Oliver (P)2022 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic reviews

‘Old friends gather at a memorial for their former student housemate, dark secrets and buried truths begin to surface. The Fifth Guest is an intriguing crime novel that will keep you turning the pages late into the night’ Lucy Clarke, author of One of the Girls

‘A highly entertaining tale of jealousy, betrayal, obsession and revenge – I thoroughly enjoyed it’ TM Logan, author of The Holiday

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Really Fun

This book is written well and had twists that I didn’t anticipate. The story is interesting and kept me hooked.

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Excellent twists

Recommend! Enjoyed the writing, the story and the performance. I’ll follow this author and hope for another book from her soon!

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