My Lies, Your Lies: The emotionally gripping new novel for 2020 from the bestselling author
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And interspersed with her story is a narrative from 1968 that slowly unfolds to reveal another story. Huge thanks to Anne Cater for inviting me onto the blog tour and to Harper Collins for my copy of this book via Netgalley. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance. The story begins with Joely, a former journalist who is dealing with the fact that her husband has moved in with her best friend, Martha the meat-eating man stealer.
This 'couldn't help it' crap is a lie rapists tell to excuse their utter disregard for the emotional and physical safety of women. The memoir sections are written like amateur porn and I kept thinking THIS IS ABOUT A 15YR OLD GIRL. Breathlessly intriguing from the first page to the last, My Lies, Your Lies is a gripping novel that intertwines the tumultuous past of one mysterious woman to the present of another with a harrowing, unexpected twist. Unfortunately though, after some menacing and cliffhanger type chapters, the book seemed to teeter on the cliff edge before eventually plummeting to the rocks below and then of course the ending was shattered.Breathlessly intriguing from the first page to the last, My Lies, Your Lies is an unforgettable novel that intertwines the fascinating past of one mysterious woman to the present of another woman with a harrowing, unexpected twist. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. The characters made increasingly irrational decisions, swept over the actions and consequences of other characters that had life changing results.
You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. I really don't want to give spoilers so am restricted in what I say, but you are in for a great read - ditch your expectations! I know times were different in the 60s but it is never acknowledged that a 15yr old can't have an 'affair' with her teacher, this relationship is abusive and illegal.For all ebook purchases, you will be prompted to create an account or login with your existing HarperCollins username and password. Susan Lewis is the bestselling author of over forty books across the genres of family drama, thriller, suspense and crime.
The story covers two timelines that are easy to follow once you get past the first third of the book where the storyline is hard to get into.
as they parade around naked in the confines of a secluded cottage, soaking up their love for one another. As the story of Freda’s past unravels, it spins Joely into a dangerous world of secrets and lies she could never have imagined, causing her to question everything she thought she knew about her family. I think you’ll enjoy 'My Lies, Your Lies' if you can suspend disbelief and go in expecting this as more of a “suspense for part one and then it turns into a family drama for part two” book! Beautifully written, I love the way Susan Lewis explores her characters emotions, bringing them to life.
After locking Joely in a tower to die and acting all menacing toward Marianne AND Holly, Freda is somehow forgiven as though she was just having a bit of a moment.
Following periods of living in Los Angeles and the South of France, she currently lives in Gloucestershire with her husband, James, stepsons, Michael and Luke, and mischievous dogs, Coco and Lulu. It read a bit like an autobiography at times but I liked getting to know the character and their background more. She never intended to leave Joely in the tower for more than a day, she explains, leaving out the detail that she sent her housekeeper away on holidays so even she wouldn't discover Joely. To access your ebook(s) after purchasing, you can download the free Glose app or read instantly on your browser by logging into Glose.