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 Léo 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, Léo 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 Léo do to win this time?


‘Another sumptuous act of imaginative world-building. . . .  If you’re looking for an absorbing, transporting work of fiction -and why would you not be? – The Betrayals is just the thing . . . settle in, and enjoy getting lost in this captivating book’ OBSERVER

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