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Publisher Description

“A twisted modern love story” (Parade), Tell Me Lies is a sexy, thrilling novel about that one person who still haunts you—the other one. The wrong one. The one you couldn’t let go of. The one you’ll never forget.

Lucy Albright is far from her Long Island upbringing when she arrives on the campus of her small California college and happy to be hundreds of miles from her mother—whom she’s never forgiven for an act of betrayal in her early teen years. Quickly grasping at her fresh start, Lucy embraces college life and all it has to offer. And then she meets Stephen DeMarco. Charming. Attractive. Complicated. Devastating.

Confident and cocksure, Stephen sees something in Lucy that no one else has, and she’s quickly seduced by this vision of herself, and the sense of possibility that his attention brings her. Meanwhile, Stephen is determined to forget an incident buried in his past that, if exposed, could ruin him, and his single-minded drive for success extends to winning, and keeping, Lucy’s heart.

Lucy knows there’s something about Stephen that isn’t to be trusted. Stephen knows Lucy can’t tear herself away. And their addicting entanglement will have consequences they never could have imagined.

Alternating between Lucy’s and Stephen’s voices, Tell Me Lies follows their connection through college and post-college life in New York City. “Readers will be enraptured” (Booklist) by the “unforgettable beauties in this very sexy story” (Kirkus Review). With the psychological insight and biting wit of Luckiest Girl Alive, and the yearning ambitions and desires of Sweetbitter, this keenly intelligent and supremely resonant novel chronicles the exhilaration and dilemmas of young adulthood and the difficulty of letting go—even when you know you should.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2018
June 12
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
384
Pages
PUBLISHER
Atria Books
SELLER
SIMON AND SCHUSTER DIGITAL SALES INC
SIZE
4.8
MB

Customer Reviews

Lovelockdwn ,

Great read!

I could not put this book down at all!! It was amazingly brilliant and I loved it, I loved it so much I didn’t want it to end but I couldn’t stop reading! Fun, flirty and bunch of lies!

Dmmatg ,

Really great read

As someone who works in the medical field, the author’s depiction of sociopathic behavior is spot on !! I hope this depiction is due to research and not experience. That being said, this isn’t so much a love story but a hopeful journey of a young woman trying to find herself. It is very well written although I wish more emphasis was placed on Lucy’s own psychiatric issues which were implied but not always addressed. These things such as eating disorders are serious topics and do not just fade away.

A777734 ,

Paints men in a bad light

While although I am not a man, I felt this book to be extremely disrespectful to men. Stephen’s thoughts were extremely alarming, I am hoping most men do not have his thoughts during a relationship. I found it frustrating that the characters kept going back to each other and there was really no point to the book.