Riveting, smart, and utterly diabolical.—Lisa Unger, New York Times bestselling author of Confessions on the 7:45
An unputdownable amnesia thriller that begs the question: how can you trust anyone when you can't even trust yourself?
Forget the truth.
Remember the lies.
He wakes up on a deserted beach in Maryland with a gash on his head and wearing only swim trunks. He can’t remember who he is. Everything—his identity, his life, his loved ones—has been replaced by a dizzying fog of uncertainty. But returning to his Maine hometown in search of the truth uncovers more questions than answers.
Lily Reid thinks she knows her boyfriend, Jack. Until he goes missing one night, and her frantic search reveals that he’s been lying to her since they met, desperate to escape a dark past he’d purposely left behind.
Maya Scott has been trying to find her estranged stepbrother, Asher, since he disappeared without a trace. Having him back, missing memory and all, feels like a miracle. But with a mutual history full of devastating secrets, how far will Maya go to ensure she alone takes them to the grave?
Shared fates intertwine in a twisty, explosive novel of suspense, where unearthing the past might just mean being buried beneath it.
Skillfully plotted and paced, every twist deepens the story until it explodes with an ending that made me gasp.”—Samantha Downing, USA Today bestselling author of My Lovely Wife and He Started It
About the author
“Riveting, smart, and utterly diabolical. You Will Remember Me is psychological suspense of the first order. Hannah Mary McKinnon knows how to keep us gripped and gasping at each layer revealed, each twist that we never see coming. Skillfully wrought and expertly executed, this chiller will keep you mesmerized right through the jaw-dropping ending. Don’t miss it!”— Lisa Unger, New York Times bestselling author of Confessions on the 7:45
“Hannah Mary McKinnon just keeps getting better and better! You Will Remember Me is skillfully plotted and paced, every twist deepens the story until it explodes with an ending that made me gasp. Your 2021 list needs this book!”—Samantha Downing, USA Today bestselling author of My Lovely Wife and He Started It
“Hannah Mary McKinnon does it every single time! You Will Remember Me begins at break-neck speed and keeps readers riveted to the page and holding on for dear life. McKinnon expertly mines the relationships between her compelling, complex characters to take the reader on an unexpected, thrilling journey into the deepest, darkest corners of the mind. Not to be missed!” — Heather Gudenkauf, NYT bestselling author of The Weight of Silence and This is How I Lied
“Hannah Mary McKinnon is a genius. I could not turn the pages fast enough, but I did not want to miss a single word. This is diabolical, mesmerizing, riveting and irresistible...she takes storytelling to a new level—psychological, sinister, and completely believable. This is skill, this is joy, this is the passion of an experienced and careful author. Standing ovation.”—Hank Phillippi Ryan, USA Today bestselling author of The First To Lie
“McKinnon is a writer to remember.”—The Globe and Mail
“McKinnon turns the amnesia trope on its head with gorgeous writing and three captivating characters whose lives deviously and dangerously intertwine. Her signature jaw-dropping climax will leave you breathless. An absolute must-read!”—Samantha M. Bailey, #1 bestselling author of Woman on the Edge
“Another unputdownable read from an author who gets better with each book. What begins with a case of amnesia twists with each new discovery as McKinnon slowly and methodically unravels the layers of secrets and deceit. A gripping, chilling thriller that held me captive until the shocking end.”—Kimberly Belle, internationally bestselling author of Stranger in the Lake
“Hannah Mary McKinnon’s deliciously depraved characters draw you into the depths of a twisted, dark and unexpected story that will have you flying through the pages to a wicked ending you couldn’t have seen coming.”—Steena Holmes, New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of The Patient
“A riveting page-turner with a jaw-dropping twist that will blow your mind!"—Robyn Harding, internationally bestselling author of The Swap
“If you woke up with no memory of who you were and where you’d been, what would you do? That is the central premise in this twisty, fast-paced exploration of the intersection of the past and memory. In You Will Remember Me, McKinnon has created a trio of memorable characters who will leave you questioning each and every one of them as they race toward a very unexpected ending. Add this one to your to-read list immediately!”—Catherine McKenzie, USA TODAY bestselling author of You Can’t Catch Me and Six Weeks to Live
“A breathless roller coaster ride of lies and deceit, You Will Remember Me keeps you hooked until the shocking, shattering end. McKinnon is at the top of her game!”—Liv Constantine, internationally bestselling author
“Hannah Mary McKinnon delivers a tight-paced, twisty thriller with an ending so epically dark that I'm now reconsidering how nice she can possibly be in person.”—Roz Nay, bestselling author of Our Little Secret and Hurry Home
“With You Will Remember Me, Hannah Mary McKinnon becomes one of my go-to authors for bold, thought-provoking and wildly entertaining thrillers. From the stunning opening until the shocking ending, I was wholly immersed in the world of Jack, Lily and Maya—three psychologically complex characters who form the beating heart of this powerful novel. Dark, unsettling, and with an intelligently crafted plot that shows such care and respect for the reader, You Will Remember Me is the perfect one-sitting read.”—Caz Frear, bestselling author of Sweet Little Lies and Shed No Tears
"My jaw kept dropping as I read this twisty, deliciously dark novel, and by the end, it was completely on the floor."—Tara Laskowski, author of One Night Gone
“The Queen of the Happily-Never-After Ending has done it again! Nobody leaves readers with their nerves tingling, their hackles raised like Hannah Mary McKinnon. In You Will Remember Me, a man fights to rebuild his identity, his past, and his life—while a woman fights to save him from the twisted nemesis who has dismantled all three. Joy Fielding fans, take note! You'll remember this novel.”—Jenny Milchman, Mary Higgins Clark award winner and PEN/Faulkner nominee
“What if the man you thought you knew better than anyone woke up one day not even knowing himself—or what he was capable of? Hannah Mary McKinnon's masterfully plotted tale of broken identities and dark family secrets had me on the first page and never let go until its absolutely jaw-dropping conclusion. Like the perfect summer cocktail, You Will Remember Me goes down easy, but it packs a hell of a wallop.”—Amy Gentry, bestselling author of Good as Gone and Bad Habits
“Chilling, shocking, and deliciously devious…You Will Remember Me is thrilling. Suspense at its absolute best. Hannah Mary McKinnon knows how to inject adrenalin into family drama, and her readers can’t help devouring every word of it.”—Kerry Lonsdale, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post bestselling author
“You Will Remember Me is a dark, delicious thriller where nothing—and no one—is as it seems. From the moment an amnesiac awakens on a dark beach, Hannah Mary McKinnon keeps the reader in her thrall, using each chilling twist to propel the story in an evermore sinister direction. As the tension gradually builds, so does the reader’s sense of dread, right up until the shocking, gasp-out-loud ending!”—Kathleen Barber, author of Truth Be Told and Follow Me
“Compelling and unsettling, You Will Remember Me is a tight, well-paced and skillfully plotted thriller that leaves you questioning who do you really know? And who can you really trust? With characters both intricate and diabolical, the reader is taken on a riveting thrill ride, exploring just how far some people are willing to go to get what they want. Twisty and unpredictable, as usual, McKinnon doesn’t disappoint.”—A.F. Brady, author of The Blind and Once a Liar
“You Will Remember Me is clever, chillingly atmospheric, with a tightly woven, thrilling and twisty plot. Wonderfully dark and scenic, the characters will stay with you long after you've raced to the end. Readers are in for another unputdownable read!”—Karen Hamilton, internationally bestselling author of The Last Wife
“Family secrets, small town intrigue, and a decades-missing childhood sweetheart, You Will Remember Me brings the heat in so many ways. Whether you like sharp, unpredictable characters (Maya) or sweet, vulnerable protagonists we can root for (Lily), this mystery around identity will keep you up late into the night! And that ending—we'll be talking about this one for a long time to come.”—Wendy Heard, author of Hunting Annabelle
“From the very first line I was hooked, and the intensity never let up. A dark and twisted story with an ending so chilling it will haunt you long after you turn the last page.”—Amber Garza, author of When I Was You
“A compulsive, obsessive, barnstormer of a book...takes off like a lit rocket and does not let up until it’s absolutely shocking ending...everything you want in suspense and delivered by a true master storyteller, begging the question: What happens when survival hinges on remembering a deadly past you’ve spent years burying? Brilliantly twisty and wickedly spun, this book is terrifying.”—PJ Vernon, author of Bath Haus