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Ruth Ware, author of The Lying Game

Three women in and around London --- Fatima, Thea and Isabel --- receive the text they had always hoped would NEVER come, from the fourth in their formerly inseparable clique, Kate, that says only, “I need you.” The four girls were best friends at Salten, a second-rate boarding school, and were notorious for playing the Lying Game, telling lies at every turn to both fellow boarders and faculty.