Book: The White Lie - Andrea Gillies

On a hot summer’s afternoon Ursula Salter runs sobbing from the loch on her parents’ Scottish estate and confesses that she’s killed her 19-year-old nephew, Michael.

His body can’t be found and in order to protect Ursula her family come up with an elaborate story to explain the disappearance.

It’s a decision many will regret when their web of deceit starts to unravel.

t what really happened?

Narrating from beyond the grave, Michael revisits key moments in the past until finally all is revealed.

This gripping debut novel explores how secrets, lies and guilt can consume a family.

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