It begins with a game.
It ends with betrayal.
From the Number 1 bestselling author of THE BINDING
‘Another triumph’ ERIN KELLY
‘Totally addictive’ JOANNA GLEN
‘A rich delight’ SANDRA NEWMAN
‘Just beautiful’ JOANNA CANNON
‘Dizzyingly wonderful’ THE TIMES
If everything in your life was based on a lie
Would you risk it all to tell the truth?
When LÃ©o joined the Montverre academy he was a nobody, but he dreamed of winning its legendary Great Game.
When Carfax joined, he was notorious: the son of a family renowned for their brilliance – and their madness.
Their rivalry would end in tragedy.
Years later, LÃ©o returns to Montverre. Carfax is gone, but his sister is now the first ever female master of the Game.
As secrets whisper in the walls, what will LÃ©o do to win this time?
‘Another sumptuous act of imaginative world-building. . . .Â If you’re looking for an absorbing, transporting work of fiction -and why would you not be? – The BetrayalsÂ is just the thing . . . settle in, and enjoy getting lost in this captivating book’ OBSERVER
‘More lavish magical escapism from the unit-shifting author of The Binding‘ IRISH INDEPENDENT
‘Brilliant? a captivating, imaginative tale’ WOMAN & HOME
‘A storyteller of rare imagination? This intricate symphony of a novel is both a disturbing portrait of fascism and a soaring meditation on artistic expression’Â MAIL ON SUNDAY