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Hardback publication of I KNOW WHAT I SAW by Imran Mahmood

June 2021

The incredible new thriller from Imran Mahmood publishes today in hardback. 

I saw it. He smothered her, pressing his hands on her face. The police don't believe me, they say it's impossible – but I know what I saw.

Xander Shute - once a wealthy banker, now living on the streets - shelters for the night in an empty Mayfair flat. When he hears the occupants returning home, he scrambles to hide. Trapped in his hiding place, he hears the couple argue, and he soon finds himself witnessing a vicious murder.

How much he is willing to risk to understand the brutal truth?

'A mesmerising thriller. Don't miss this one' - T. M. Logan

'Mercilessly addictive and deeply thought-provoking' CHRIS WHITAKER


'A tense literary thriller packed with moments of pathos' SARAH VAUGHAN

You Don't Know Me is out today in paperback!

April 2018

Imran Mahmood's unique and powerful debut, You Don't Know Me, is out today in paperback! 

In London a young man stands accused of murder. All the evidence points to him - but the Defendant sacks his lawyer, and tells his own, extraordinary story. 

This “genre-bending crime novel” (Ruth Ware) has since been chosen for the BBC Radio 2 Book Club, was named one of The Telegraph’s crime books of the year, and was a 2018 World Book Night title.

Congratulations, Imran! 

You Don't Know Me shortlisted for Glass Bell Award

August 2018

Imran Mahmood's You Don't Know Me has been shortlisted for the 2018 Glass Bell Award. 

The Glass Bell was set up by Goldsboro Books in 2017 to award standout novels across all genres. 

Imran is in the excellent company of fellow-shortlistees Gail Honeyman, Ali Land, John Boyne, Nathan Hill and Laura Purcell. The winner will be announced at a party at Goldsboro Books on Thursday 27th September 2018.

Congratulations, Imran! 
 

You Don't Know Me out today

May 2017

The powerful and unique debut from Imran Mahmood is published today.

You Don’t Know Me tells the story of a young man on trial for murder who fires his lawyer and makes his own closing speech, telling his story. Eight pieces of evidence and only one thing matters – did he do it?

Tana French give a rave review, she said, ‘It’s the voice that does it: edgy, conflicted desperately urgent…this is a startlingly confident and deft debut.’

Congratulations Imran!
 

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