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Nina Baxter knows all about responsibility. With her father dead and her mother drowning her sorrows, it's up to Nina to take care of her younger sister, April, and try to hold the family together. But when her options run out, she is forced to take a job working for the wealthy Noble family.


Alexander Noble is the rakish heir to an unimaginable fortune. Sexy, charming and entitled, he's never had to do a day's work in his life, and devotes himself to pleasure and partying. With a reputation for bedding a different woman every night, he doesn't appear to give a damn about anything.


From their very first meeting, Nina knows Alex is bad news, and vows to stay away from him. But as their paths continue to cross, she can't help being drawn to his raffish charisma - especially when he makes no secret of his interest in her. For the first time in her life, Nina is on the brink of following her heart. But can she believe Alex when he tells her to trust him? Or is he just another beautiful liar?

Fiction & Literature
May 7
Simon & Schuster UK
Simon and Schuster Australia Pty Ltd.

Customer Reviews

macadamios ,

ABSOLUTELY Loved this book ❤️

I'm absolutely sure that you will not put down this captivating book!
Alex is the perfect bad boy and Nina is the perfect good girl.
You will fall in love, be constantly surprised and will remain guessing until the end.
All I can say is I WANT MORE!

Can't wait for all the books Tara Bond will continue to write in the future! 👌🏼👍🏼✌🏼️


My Person's Books ,

Beautiful Lies

My Person's Books

3.5 Stars

Beautiful Lies is a story about responsibility, trust, secrets and lies. With several twists and turns to shock you, relationships are under strain and lies are hidden to protect others and themselves. Set in London, Beautiful Lies is story of a girl who had to grow up far too quickly, responsibilities coming first and her life coming second.

19 year old Nina has been looking after her 14 year old sister and alcoholic mother the best she can. When the actions of her mother have turned her life upside down she is forced to turn to the one person who promised her years ago he’d help her if she ever needed. Hoping he will give her a job, Nina is cautious of how much she should tell Duncan.

Alex is living life to the fullest, he is a womaniser who loves to party, he is reckless and carefree. He is out to prove he is as bad as everyone believes him to be, underneath the surface is a different man. But when all he has heard his whole life is negativity and disbelief, Alex chooses to live the life as the man who everyone thinks he is. When Nina and Alex meet there is an attraction, Nina is like no other woman he has come across, intrigued by her he can't stop pursuing her. Having lived the life she has Nina is cautious of Alex, she's has enough going on in her life without adding Alex to the mix.

When her mother's past problems catch up with Nina she has no choice but to take Alex up on his offer, help, something she struggles to accept. Not only because what he wants her to do is illegal, or because she has been warned to stay away from him by so many, but because she knows that attraction she feels towards him shouldn’t be acted upon. Sparks fly and Nina gives into Alex's charm, when secrets are exposed trust is lost, is it enough to tear them apart?

While we enjoyed this book at times it felt drawn out, other times it felt like it moved too quickly with the ending moved too quickly for our liking, we would have loved to have seen more from the characters in their 6 months of separation and personal grown. The relationships between characters in this book are tumultuous to say the least. We did enjoy the dynamics between many of them and the originality of some aspects of the book.

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