Tom Rob Smith–the author whose debut, Child 44, has been called “brilliant” (Chicago Tribune), “remarkable” (Newsweek) and “sensational” (Entertainment Weekly)–returns with an intense, suspenseful new novel: a story where the sins of the past threaten to destroy the present, where families must overcome unimaginable obstacles to save their loved ones, and where hope for a better tomorrow is found in the most unlikely of circumstances . . .

“THE SECRET SPEECH continues the headlong pace of Child 44.” — Wall Street Journal

Tom Rob Smith graduated from Cambridge University in 2001 and lives in London. His first novel, Child 44, was a New York Times bestseller and an international publishing sensation. Among its many honors, Child 44 won the ITW 2009 Thriller Award for Best First Novel, The Strand Magazine 2008 Critics Award for Best First Novel, the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award, and was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. You can visit Tom’s website at and follow @tomrobsmith on Twitter.

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This giveaway is for your chance to win 1 of 3 copies of THE SECRET SPEECH and is possible thanks to the Valerie at HBG. If you’d like to win a copy please post here telling me why this would be a good book for a bookclub.

This giveaway is open to US and Canadian residents only. No P.O. Boxes please. Giveaway will run from May 1st until May 15th. Good luck!