Wife. Mother. Liar.
At first glance Emma and Lucie seem very different, but they share an unspeakable vice. Beautiful, wealthy Emma appears to have it all with a loving husband and a seemingly successful life, but a restless craving has driven her to foolish actions. Meanwhile, young widow Lucie is struggling to make ends meet while coping with a troubled five-year-old.
When the law catches up with them they soon discover what they have in common: they lie. A lot.
Punished with community service, Emma and Lucie form an intense friendship, finding an unlikely third ally in Florrie, a septuagenarian who offers wise words and a shoulder to cry on.
But the lies don’t stop. They are hiding their misdemeanours from their loved ones and neither want their shame to come to light. As these unhealthy relationships drive them towards destruction, can they survive the fallout from their deceptions or will their lies destroy everything they love the most?
Revised edition: This edition of Everyday Lies includes editorial revisions.
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About the Author
Louise Guy has enjoyed working in marketing, recruitment and film production, all of which have helped steer her towards her current and most loved role—writer. Originally from Melbourne, a trip around Australia led Louise and her husband to Queensland’s stunning Sunshine Coast, where they now live with their two sons, gorgeous fluffball of a cat and an abundance of visiting wildlife—the kangaroos and wallabies the most welcome, the snakes the least! Awed by her beautiful surrounds, Louise loves to take advantage of the opportunities the coast provides for swimming, hiking, mountain biking and kayaking. When she’s not writing or out adventuring, Louise loves any available opportunity to curl up with a glass of red wine, switch on her Kindle and indulge in a new release from a favourite author.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
All lies have consequences - if you get found out! Three women of different ages from all walks of life, meet as they carry out community service. As they meet regularly, they get to know each other better and the tentacles of friendship begin to unfurl, and we get the inside track on why each of them are there. This is the story of having to face your fears - and a very good one it is too. I really enjoy books with several different lives entwined and this is that little bit different, and rather enthralling for a debut novel. A beautifully created tale, well written with not one but three main characters, all with very different lives but what ties them together is that they all have lied. Most of us chance our luck from time to time, but these three have the misfortune of getting caught out and having to face the consequences. A fascinating read which kept my attention all the way through, and is most definitely worth four stars.