Blog Tour: Tell Me A Secret by Samantha Hayes Ellen’s Review

Hi guys,

Today is Ellen’s stop on the blog tour for Tell Me A Secret by Samantha Hayes and I’ll be sharing her review with you all!

About the author:

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Samantha Hayes grew up in Warwickshire, left school at sixteen, avoided university and took jobs ranging from private detective to barmaid to fruit picker and factory worker. She lived on a kibbutz, and spent time living in Australia and the USA, before finally becoming a crime-writer.

Her writing career began when she won a short story competition in 2003 and her ninth novel, THE REUNION, was published in February 2018. Her novels are family-based psychological thrillers, with the emphasis being on ‘real life fiction’. She focuses on current issues and sets out to make her readers ask, ‘What if this happened to me or my family?’

Tell Me A Secret is out now!

To find out more, visit her website
Or connect with Samantha on Facebook
And she’s on Twitter @samhayes

About the book:


Tell her all your secrets and she’ll tell you all her lies…

Everything in Lorna’s life runs like clockwork, from her 6 a.m. morning run to the strict 60-minute counselling sessions she gives. It’s the only way she can deal with the terrible secret she carries.

When a new client arrives for his first appointment, Lorna feels her perfect life unravel in a matter of seconds. It’s Andrew, the man she’s spent the last year desperately trying to forget. It seems he can’t forget her either…

Against her better judgement she anonymously contacts him on a dating site. Messaging him could mean the end of her marriage and her career, but she needs to know if his motives are genuine.

When Andrew is found dead in his home, grief quickly turns to fear when messages from him continue to arrive on Lorna’s phone. Somebody knows her secret and wants to use it to destroy everything she has.

Will she risk her family and her sanity to keep her secret? Will she risk her life…?

If you love twisty psychological thrillers that get under your skin, like The Girl on the TrainI Let You Go or anything by Louise Jensen, you’ll be utterly blown away by the jaw-dropping lies in Tell Me a Secret.

 Click this link to get your copy:

Ellen’s Review:

I’ll start by saying that I absolutely loved this book! I was gripped from the opening chapter and raced through the pages.

Lorna works as a therapist and on the surface appears to live a charmed life. Married to a devoted husband with a daughter of their own (Freya) and stepson Jack. Lorna has a strict routine to ensure her life runs like clockwork and that everything is kept in order. It soon becomes apparent that this holds her together mentally; she is doing all she can to get over an affair she had with a client the previous year. Unluckily for Lorna her lover tracks her down and cracks begin to appear in her perfect life. Is she willing to throw away her marriage and career for this man?

Tell Me a Secret is a difficult one to review because of spoilers, I don’t want to ruin anyone’s enjoyment of this intense read! Safe to say you will feel like your brain has been taken out, shook around and returned back to front!

A fantastic book which I highly recommend.

Check out the tour:

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