Lies She Told

Lies She Told
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Author: Cate Holahan
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781683312963
Release: 2017-09-12
Editor: Crooked Lane Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

SEPTEMBER 2017 SELECTION FOR BOOK OF THE MONTH CLUB ONE OF KIRKUS' BEST BOOKS OF 2017 From the author of the USA Today bestselling novel, The Widower’s Wife, comes an electrifying story of love and deceit. The truth can be darker than fiction. Liza Cole, a once-successful novelist whose career has seen better days, has one month to write the thriller that could land her back on the bestseller list. Meanwhile, she’s struggling to start a family, but her husband is distracted by the disappearance of his best friend, Nick. As stresses weigh her down in her professional and personal lives, Liza escapes into writing the chilling exploits of her latest heroine, Beth. Beth, a new mother, suspects her husband is cheating on her while she’s home caring for their newborn. Angry and betrayed, she aims to catch him in the act and make him pay for shattering the illusion of their perfect life. But before she realizes what she’s doing, she’s tossing the body of her husband’s mistress into the East River. Then, the lines between Liza’s fiction and her reality eerily blur. Nick’s body is dragged from the East River, and Liza’s husband is arrested for his murder. Before her deadline is up, Liza will have to face up to the truths about the people around her, including her own. If she doesn’t, the end of her heroine’s story could be the end of her own.

The Lies She Told

The Lies She Told
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Author: N L Hinkens
Pages: 246
ISBN: 1947890158
Release: 2019-11-12
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Not all bad deeds can be undone... Brilliant and beautiful Haley Burrows has just landed her dream job at a prestigious law firm, but someone is stalking her. Will the awful truth of her past prove her undoing? - A riveting thriller with spine-tingling chills, twists, and turns to the very last page! -

The Lies We Told

The Lies We Told
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Author: Camilla Way
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781101989548
Release: 2018-10-09
Editor: Penguin

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The highly acclaimed author of Watching Edie returns with a new novel of dark psychological suspense that explores how those closest to us have the most to hide... A daughter Beth has always known there was something strange about her daughter, Hannah. The lack of emotion, the disturbing behavior, the apparent delight in hurting others...Sometimes Beth is scared of her and what she could be capable of. A son Luke comes from the perfect family, with the perfect parents. But one day, he disappears without a trace, and his girlfriend, Clara, is desperate to discover what has happened to him. A life built on lies As Clara digs into the past, she realizes that no family is truly perfect, and uncovers a link between Luke's long-lost sister and a strange girl named Hannah. Now Luke's life is in danger because of the lies once told and the secrets once kept. Can Clara find him before it's too late?

The Lies You Told

The Lies You Told
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Author: Harriet Tyce
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9781538762776
Release: 2020-12-01
Editor: Hachette UK

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

From the acclaimed author of Blood Orange, a dark new psychological thriller about the perfect mother, the perfect wife, the perfect family -- and the perfect murder. In the playground it's the law of the jungle But at the school gate, there are no rules at all... When Sadie Roper moves back to London, she's determined to pick up the pieces of her shattered life. First, she needs to get her daughter settled into a new school-one of the most exclusive in the city. Next, she's going to get back the high-flying criminal barrister career she sacrificed for marriage ten years earlier. But nothing goes quite as planned. The school is not very welcoming newcomers, her daughter hasn't made any friends yet and the other mothers are as fiercely competitive as their children. Sadie immediately finds herself on the outside as she navigates the fraught politics of the school gate. But the tide starts to turn as Sadie begins to work on a scandalous, high-profile case that's the perfect opportunity to prove herself again, even though a dangerous flirtation threatens to cloud her professional judgment. And when Liza, queen of the school moms, befriends Sadie, she draws her into the heart of the world from which she was previously excluded. Soon Sadie and her family start to thrive, but does this close new friendship prevent her from seeing the truth? Sadie may be keeping her friends close, but what she doesn't know is that her enemies are closer still... Dark, addictive and compelling, The Lies You Told is a compulsive psychological thriller from a master storyteller. "An extremely well-written and unsettling novel . . . Full of intrigue and menace, it creeps up on you until that final explosive twist. A great read" -- Alex Michaelides, #1 New York Times author of The Silent Patient "I read The Lies You Told in two days, barely able to turn the pages fast enough. It's spare and taut, the sense of wrongness building in chilling, skillfully written layers, with a jaw dropping last-line twist." -- Lisa Jewell, New York Times bestselling author of The Family Upstairs

The Widower s Wife

The Widower s Wife
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Author: Cate Holahan
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781629537788
Release: 2016-08-09
Editor: Crooked Lane Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

USA Today Bestseller ONE OF KIRKUS’ BEST BOOKS OF 2016 "One of those rare thrillers that really will keep you reading all night." —Kirkus starred review "In this chilling cat-and-mouse tale... Holahan keeps the action going." —Publishers Weekly Ana Bacon, a beautiful young wife and mother, tumbled off a cruise ship into dark and deadly waters. Ana is gone—leaving behind her wealthy husband and adorable daughter—but not everything about her disappearance adds up. What secrets did she leave behind? Investigator Ryan Monahan is a numbers man. So when his company sends him the Bacon case, which could net a ten-million-dollar payout, Monahan doubts that her death is just a tragic accident. But the husband has a substantial alibi and a number of witnesses claim to have seen Ana fall, and the official ruling seems to hold up. Still, the more Monahan uncovers about Ana's life, the more he realizes how many people would kill to keep her secrets hidden. And the closer he gets to the truth, the greater the odds grow that he, too, will take a fatal fall.

We Told Six Lies

We Told Six Lies
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Author: Victoria Scott
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781640634213
Release: 2019-02-05
Editor: Entangled: Teen

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Remember how many lies we told, Molly? It’s enough to make my head spin. You were wild when I met you, and I was mad for you. But then something happened. And now you’re gone. But don’t worry. I’ll find you. I just need to sift through the story of us to get to where you might be. I’ve got places to look, and a list of names. The police have a list of names, too. See now? There’s another lie. There is only one person they’re really looking at, Molly. And that’s yours truly.

Lies She Told

Lies She Told
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Author: Cate Holahan
Pages: 288
ISBN: 1683312953
Release: 2017-09-12
Editor: Crooked Lane Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

From the author of The Widower's Wife, Crooked Lane's best-selling title of 2016 and a Kirkus Reviews best book of the year, comes an electrifying story of love and deceit.

Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me

Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me
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Author: Friends Chelsea's Family, and Other Victims
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781455504657
Release: 2011-05-10
Editor: Borderline Amazing/A Chelsea Handler Book

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

"My tendency to make up stories and lie compulsively for the sake of my own amusement takes up a good portion of my day and provides me with a peace of mind not easily attainable in this economic climate."--Chelsea Handler, from Chapter 10 of Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang It's no lie: Chelsea Handler loves to smoke out "dumbassness," the condition people suffer from that allows them to fall prey to her brand of complete and utter nonsense. Friends, family, co-workers--they've all been tricked by Chelsea into believing stories of total foolishness and into behaving like total fools. Luckily, they've lived to tell the tales and, for the very first time, write about them.

Lies She Never Told Me

Lies She Never Told Me
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Author: John Ellsworth
Pages: 300
ISBN: 057859689X
Release: 2019-10-16
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Lies She Never Told Me is the story of Michael Gresham's heritage, beginning with his father's father. The book features mob wars in 1920's Chicago; World War II invasions and POW camps; romance between powerful men and beautiful women; the most infamous mass murder in 1960's Chicago; and the complete growing-up story of Michael Gresham himself

Lies My Girlfriend Told Me

Lies My Girlfriend Told Me
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Author: Julie Anne Peters
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780316234948
Release: 2014-06-10
Editor: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

When Alix's charismatic girlfriend, Swanee, dies from sudden cardiac arrest, Alix is overcome with despair. As she searches Swanee's room for mementos of their relationship, she finds Swanee's cell phone, pinging with dozens of texts sent from a mysterious contact, L.T. The most recent text reads: "Please tell me what I did. Please, Swan. Te amo. I love you." Shocked and betrayed, Alix learns that Swanee has been leading a double life--secretly dating a girl named Liana the entire time she's been with Alix. Alix texts Liana from Swanee's phone, pretending to be Swanee in order to gather information before finally meeting face-to-face to break the news. Brought together by Swanee's lies, Alix and Liana become closer than they'd thought possible. But Alix is still hiding the truth from Liana. Alix knows what it feels like to be lied to--but will coming clean to Liana mean losing her, too?

The Lies You Told Me

The Lies You Told Me
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Author: Jessica Ruston
Pages: 289
ISBN: 9780755383658
Release: 2013-01-31
Editor: Headline

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A daughter searches for the truth behind her mother's disappearance in this riveting novel, perfect for fans of Rosamund Lupton's SISTER and SJ Watson's BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP. 'I do not know what you have been told about your mother. But I know it cannot be the truth...' Klara Mortimer never really knew her mother, Sadie, a former model, who left when she was just six years old. All she has is a handful of stories, passed down from the father who raised her. Klara tells herself she has long ago come to terms with her mother's disappearance from her life, but then she receives a note and key from someone who calls themselves 'N.R.'. These lead her to a garage, full of the remnants of her mother's past, and to the diary she kept all those years ago. Within its pages, Klara discovers a woman who doesn't quite match the portrait her father has painstakingly painted for her, and a story that leads her to question everything she thought she knew...

Lies I Told

Lies I Told
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Author: Michelle Zink
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9780062327147
Release: 2015-04-07
Editor: Harper Collins

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Grace Fontaine has everything: beauty, money, confidence, and the perfect family. But it's all a lie. Grace has been adopted into a family of thieves who con affluent people out of money, jewelry, art, and anything else of value. Grace has never had any difficulty pulling off a job, but when things start to go wrong on the Fontaines' biggest heist yet, Grace finds herself breaking more and more of the rules designed to keep her from getting caught . . . including the most important one of all: never fall for your mark. Perfect for fans of Ally Carter and Robin Benway, this thrilling, high-stakes novel deftly explores the roles of identity and loyalty while offering a window into the world of the rich and fabulous.

Need to Know

Need to Know
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Author: Karen Cleveland
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780385690911
Release: 2018-01-23
Editor: Doubleday Canada

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A chilling psychological thriller from a CIA insider: in hot pursuit of a Russian spy ring on U.S. soil, a CIA analyst uncovers a deadly secret that will test her loyalty to the agency--and to her family. The Expats meets The Americans meets The Girl Before. Vivian and Matt are a seemingly normal suburban couple, experiencing the same struggles as many North American families: juggling work and children, budgeting for a house in a decent school district. They're in love and life is good. Though Vivian can't share much about her CIA assignment with him, Matt has always been supportive, and his job as a software engineer allows him the flexibility needed to raise their four kids. But when she makes a startling discovery researching the CIA's Russian account, everything about her life and her marriage is cast in a new light--forcing her to make impossible and dangerous choices before she loses her job, her family and her life.

Dark Turns

Dark Turns
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Author: Cate Holahan
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781629532066
Release: 2015-11-10
Editor: Crooked Lane Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Nia Washington is an incredibly talented ballerina. She fought her way up from the streets and was nearing the pinnacle of her profession when an injury and a broken heart derailed her career. Taking a temporary job at an elite boarding school was supposed to give her time to nurse both body and soul. It was supposed to be a safe place to launch a triumphant comeback. It is anything but. Shortly after she arrives at the beautiful lakeside campus, she discovers the body of a murdered student, and her life takes a truly dark turn. It's not long before she is drawn into a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse with a ruthless killer. And Nia isn't the only target. She must use all of her street smarts to protect her dancers, save a wrongfully accused student, and rescue the man she loves. A stunning and suspenseful tale of passion and betrayal, Cate Holahan's Dark Turns will take readers deep into the mind of a murderer and the woman who must put an end to the killing.

The Lies I ve Told

The Lies I ve Told
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Author: J.L. Berg
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9780998391250
Release: 2018-06-04
Editor: J.L. Berg

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Everything was going according to plan... After years of working my way up the corporate ladder, it was finally my time to shine. I was about to receive the promotion of a lifetime. But just like that, my life was destroyed with a single career crushing email. Now, I am headed back home to North Carolina, under the ruse of an extended vacation to help run the family inn while my sister is on maternity leave. After all, what is family for? Plus, a few days at the beach could definitely help uncomplicate this crazy life of mine. Enter Aiden Fisher. Aiden is a guest at my sister’s inn. He’s wicked hot, a huge flirt and has one of the sexiest British accents I’ve ever heard. But beyond all that, I see a darkness in his soul, as if he’s carrying a great weight upon his shoulders. I find myself pushing back my trip home to Florida in hopes that maybe I’ll look into those hazel brown eyes and finally see truth shining back instead of lies. That maybe he’ll stop running and tell me the truth for once. But you know what they say about liars? It takes one to know one and I’ve been telling the biggest lie of all – I’ve fallen hopelessly in love with Aiden. And isn’t that the scariest truth of all?

The Lies We Told

The Lies We Told
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Author: Diane Chamberlain
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781488038129
Release: 2018-08-01
Editor: MIRA

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Discover this engrossing and emotional story of sisters and secrets from New York Times bestselling author Diane Chamberlain. Maya and Rebecca Ward are both accomplished physicians, but that’s where the sisters’ similarities end. As teenagers, they witnessed their parents’ murder, but it was Rebecca who saved Maya from becoming another of the gunman’s victims. The tragedy left Maya cautious and timid, settling for a sedate medical practice with her husband, Adam, while Rebecca became the risk taker. After a devastating hurricane hits the coast of North Carolina, Rebecca and Adam urge Maya to join them in the relief effort. To please her husband, Maya finally agrees. She loses herself in the care and transport of victims, but when her helicopter crashes into raging floodwaters, there appear to be no survivors. Forced to accept Maya is gone, Rebecca and Adam turn to one another—first for comfort, then in passion—unaware that, miles from civilization, Maya is injured and trapped with strangers she’s not certain she can trust. Away from the sister who has always been there to save her, now Maya must find the courage to save herself—unaware that the life she knew has changed forever. Originally published in 2010

One Little Secret

One Little Secret
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Author: Cate Holahan
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781683319733
Release: 2019-07-09
Editor: Crooked Lane Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

USA TODAY BESTSELLER Good Morning America: “A psychological thriller that will keep you up all night...Get ready.” CrimeReads: "The Most Anticipated Crime Books of Summer” TrulyBookish.com: Five Stars. “If you are a fan of Liane Moriarty’s Big Little Lies, then this book is for you!” Booklist: “Well-drawn characters... [an] absorbing page-turner.” Library Journal: “A great beach read for those with a penchant for scandalous secrets and gossipy suspenseful mysteries.” Bustle: "New Books Set At the Beach To Read When You Can’t Be There Yourself" Publisher’s Weekly: “Solidly plotted...Holahan does a fine job portraying fraying marriages and artificial friendships.” Kirkus: “A domestic thriller that’s actually filled with lots of secrets. Some of them pretty big.” Everyone has a secret. For some, it’s worth dying to protect. For others, it’s worth killing. The glass beach house was supposed to be the getaway that Susan needed. Eager to help her transplanted family set down roots in their new town—and desperate for some kid-free conversation—she invites her new neighbors to join in on a week-long sublet with her and her workaholic husband. Over the course of the first evening, liquor loosens inhibitions and lips. The three couples begin picking up on the others' marital tensions and work frustrations, as well as revealing their own. But someone says too much. And the next morning one of the women is discovered dead on the private beach. Town detective Gabby Watkins must figure out who permanently silenced the deceased. As she investigates, she learns that everyone in the glass house was hiding something that could tie them to the murder, and that the biggest secrets of all are often in plain sight for anyone willing to look. A taut, locked room mystery with an unforgettable cast of characters, One Little Secret promises to keep readers' eyes glued to the pages and debating the blinders that we all put on in the service of politeness.

Lies My Teacher Told Me

Lies My Teacher Told Me
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Author: James W. Loewen
Pages: 444
ISBN: 9780743296281
Release: 2007-10-16
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Criticizes the way history is presented in current textbooks, and suggests a fresh and more accurate approach to teaching American history.

Sometimes I Lie

Sometimes I Lie
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Author: Alice Feeney
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781250144836
Release: 2018-03-13
Editor: Flatiron Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

My name is Amber Reynolds. There are three things you should know about me: 1. I’m in a coma. 2. My husband doesn’t love me anymore. 3. Sometimes I lie. Amber wakes up in a hospital. She can’t move. She can’t speak. She can’t open her eyes. She can hear everyone around her, but they have no idea. Amber doesn’t remember what happened, but she has a suspicion her husband had something to do with it. Alternating between her paralyzed present, the week before her accident, and a series of childhood diaries from twenty years ago, this brilliant psychological thriller asks: Is something really a lie if you believe it's the truth?

Lies We Tell Ourselves

Lies We Tell Ourselves
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Author: Robin Talley
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9780373212040
Release: 2016-01-26
Editor: Harlequin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

In 1959 Virginia, Sarah, a black student who is one of the first to attend a newly integrated school, forces Linda, a white integration opponent's daughter, to confront harsh truths when they work together on a school project.