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The King of Lies

(2006)
A novel by

 
Awards
Anthony Awards Best First Novel (nominee)
Barry Awards Best First Novel (nominee)
Edgar Awards Best First Novel (nominee)
Macavity Awards Best First Novel (nominee)
Jackson Workman Pickens - 'Work' to his friends - an unambitious lawyer in a small Southern town, has some serious baggage. His mother died a year ago from a 'fall' down the family's colonial staircase and his father, Ezra, has been missing ever since. Work is left to deal with his psychologically damaged sister, his father's legal caseload and his own rocky marriage. Power and greed bring many enemies, especially for a man as cruel as Ezra Pickens, so when his body turns up pretty much everyone in town is a suspect - but only one man is charged with the murder! With time, his wife and public opinion against him, Work embarks on his toughest case yet: proving his own innocence. His investigation will uncover a web of intrigue he could never have imagined - and he soon realises that no one is above suspicion - even those he loves most.

Genre: Mystery    Get it on Google Play

"The King of Lies moves and reads like a book on fire... An amazing new talent." - Pat Conroy


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Hardback Editions

July 2008 : UK Hardback

Title: The King of Lies Wats Giveaway
Author(s): Hart John
ISBN: 1-84854-779-X / 978-1-84854-779-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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August 2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: The King of Lies
Author(s): John Hart
ISBN: 0-7862-8884-1 / 978-0-7862-8884-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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May 2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: The King of Lies
Author(s): John Hart
ISBN: 0-312-34161-X / 978-0-312-34161-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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Paperback Editions

May 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: The King of Lies: A Novel
Author(s): John Hart
ISBN: 1-250-10454-8 / 978-1-250-10454-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
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May 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: The King of Lies
Author(s): John Hart
ISBN: 1-250-02440-4 / 978-1-250-02440-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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February 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: The King of Lies: A Novel
Author(s): John Hart
ISBN: 0-312-67737-5 / 978-0-312-67737-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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July 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: The King of Lies
Author(s): John Hart
ISBN: 1-84854-098-1 / 978-1-84854-098-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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August 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: The King of Lies
Author(s): John Hart
ISBN: 0-7195-2162-9 / 978-0-7195-2162-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
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August 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: The King of Lies
Author(s): John Hart
ISBN: 0-7195-2130-0 / 978-0-7195-2130-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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April 2007 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The King of Lies
Author(s): John Hart
ISBN: 0-312-36375-3 / 978-0-312-36375-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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Audio Editions

2007 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: The King of Lies
Author(s): John Hart
ISBN: 1-4193-9599-8 / 978-1-4193-9599-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: RecordedBooks
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June 2006 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The King of Lies
Author(s): John Hart
Publisher: Recorded Books
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June 2006 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The King of Lies
Author(s): John Hart
Publisher: Recorded Books
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June 2006 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The King of Lies
Author(s): John Hart
Publisher: Recorded Books
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April 2006 : USA Audio CD
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Title: King of Lies
Author(s): John Hart
ISBN: 1-4193-9612-9 / 978-1-4193-9612-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

April 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The King of Lies: A Novel
Author(s): John Hart
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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May 2009 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The King of Lies
Author(s): John Hart
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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