The Rumor

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Ballantine Books
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5.1 X 7.9 X 0.7 inches | 0.55 pounds

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About the Author
Lesley Kara is an alumna of the Faber Academy Writing a Novel course. She completed an English degree and PGCE at Greenwich University in London, and has worked as a lecturer and manager in further education. She has now relocated to the small town of Frinton-on-Sea on the North Essex coast. The Rumor is her first novel.
"Well-developed characters and a twisty plot will keep readers turning the pages. Those who stay to the very last sentence will be doubly surprised. Kara is off to a promising start."--Publishers Weekly

"In this chilling tale of paranoia, suspicion, and accusation, Lesley Kara keeps you guessing until the final page."--Paula Hawkins, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Girl on the Train

"A great debut with a slyly clever premise and a roller-coaster ride to the very last sentence."--Fiona Barton, New York Times bestselling author of The Widow and The Child

"An intriguing premise, a creeping sense of dread, and a twist you won't see coming . . . Everyone is going to be talking about The Rumor."--Shari Lapena, New York Times bestselling author of The Couple Next Door

"A brilliant premise with a killer twist. The Rumor depicts the prejudices and secrets that simmer in a small seaside town to devastating effect."--Colette McBeth, author of An Act of Silence