Rebecca Whitney’s debut novel ’The Liar’s Chair’ was published January 2015.

Rachel Teller and her husband David appear happy, prosperous and fulfilled. The big house, the successful business… They have everything.

However, control, not love, fuels their relationship and David has no idea his wife indulges in drunken indiscretions. When Rachel kills a man in a hit and run, the meticulously maintained veneer over their life begins to crack…

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Rebecca Whitney reads short excerpt from The Liar’s Chair.


Rebecca Whitney’s debut novel, The Liar’s Chair, was released in January 2015 on Mantle/Pan Macmillan. She is currently working on her second psychological thriller. Rebecca also writes short stories, features, and teaches on the Creative Writing Programme in Brighton, as well as for Guardian Masterclasses.



“Set in and around Brighton, Rebecca Whitney’s debut novel The Liar’s Chair is the tale of a toxic marriage. Both compelling and unsettling.”

Laura Wilson Guardian

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