“I doubt many other psychological thrillers published this year will be as propulsive and fun”
– Jake Kerridge, The Telegraph
She used to be good at faces. So good they paid her. If you were living a lie, she would see it in your eyes. She could spot an impostor at a hundred yards. And she only had to pass you once in the street to remember your face forever.
At least she has Rob, young, handsome and wealthy, who runs a tech empire in London. Kate met him just after her accident, and he nursed her back to health, letting her stay in his idyllic modernist house in Cornwall. When she’s with him, the nightmares of the accident fade, and she feels safe and loved.
Until, one day, she looks at Rob anew. And knows, with absolute certainty, that the man before her has been replaced by an impostor. Is she right? Have her old recognition skills returned? Or is it all in her damaged mind?
The Other You is a high-tech take on a chilling Gothic trope, where the modern world of super recognisers and facial recognition software meets one of our oldest fears. To meet your doppelgänger once is said to be bad enough. To meet them twice…
UK publication date: 9 January 2020
Early reviews on Netgalley:
‘Wow. Wow wow wow. This was one of those books that just sucks you straight in with an incredible mystery’ – Georgina W. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘An absolutely unique and enjoyable story’ – Gillian M. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘I love this book and devoured it in one sitting’ – Ashley M. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘A nail-biting ending and brilliant writing’ – Rebecca W. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Oooooh! This is one hell of an exciting story!’ – Samantha L. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐