Must Like Kids oArd to from this talented author Thanks to NetGalley and Atria Books for an advance reader copyf this bookThe Truth and Other Lies is a twisty thriller about a famous author Henry Hayden who is living a lie the books he passes Rugrats And Rawhide off as hiswn are written by his wife He is having a barely concealed affair with his editor Betty who is now pregnant with his child Henry considers leaving his wife for Betty but decides he really doesn t like Betty very much so he comes up with a plan to extricate himself from his situation Crven Ban only the plan goes terribly wrongThe book has elementsf Gone Girl and Summer House goes terribly wrongThe book has elements f Gone Girl and Summer House Swimming Pool I don t want to get into too much detail because I don t want to give too much away but if you liked those books and were fascinated by the protagonists you may enjoy this It was very engrossing although not as polished as those two books The characters were not as well developed and some f them especially Henry s wife and mistress didn t seem very real Henry himself seemed to waver between being a flat ut Sociopath Mostly And A mostly and a with
real feelings forfeelings for wife and friends rarely There were also a few events and plot points that seemed random and didn t appear to get resolved Lastly I m a little puzzled by the last sentence f the book I am wondering if I missed something along the way35 A Sweetheart for Jude Fortune (The Fortunes of Texas: Welcome to Horseback Hollow overall a page turner that kept my interest and had men the edge The Tiny Journalist of my seat right until the end What a really really clever book I ve been fortunate to have picked up some good reads lately but thisne certainly is at the top Cardinal Sins (Born to Darkness, of the list The book is masterfully written by Sascha Arango who puts forth an intelligent read We all know the disappointment with the canned writingf some authors in which you have everything figured Commitment out by the first few pages Arango setsut landmines and you wait with bated breath as to how the main character will sidestep his certain demise The Truth and Other Lies is a translation from German into English There are a few glitches in location that may be uestionable but the transition is as smooth as glass Sascha Arango presents a tale Claiming The Forbidden Bride (Regency Silk Scandal, of cat and mouse that plays to your inner Poe Arango is up front with the fact that the famous author Henry stands upon the stacksf pages adeptly written by his Modern Box Set 5-8/Carrying the Sheikhs Baby/Awakening His Innocent Cinderella/The Tycoons Shock Heir/One Night with the Forbidden Princes own wife Martha Martha prefers to exist in the background pumpingut bestsellers while The Disgraceful Lord Gray (The Kings Elite ol Henry reaps the fame and fortunea set up that will soon have a set downI m a fanf smart reads and The Truth and Other Lies is exactly that Can t wait for from this author And the sooner the better 35 Stars A good psychological thriller Henry Hayden was not uite as captivating as Oliver Ryan the dark and devious narrator Alessandros Prize of well written Unravelling Oliverne Arsons Captive of my favorite suspense novels Both men were compelling yet shared borderline sociopathic tendencies Unraveling Oliver was impossible to put down while this story startedut great but didn t The Officer And The Renegade offer a great dealf resolution in the end Henry Hayden s life was complete he was a successful author with a number The Guardian of best sellers to his namene Turning the Good Girl Bad of his titles had been made into a film and his marriage to Martha was a happy and fulfillingne But when Be. Itor de sucesso com um passado secreto seduz toda a gente com a sua sensualidade e s seus modos dedandy Mas a vida de fachada ue construiu é subitamente ameaçada uando Betty a amante lhe revela ue es. ,
I cannot even do a proper review without giving "anything awayThis story has to be my all time favorite this year This in my pinion ONLY blows Gone "awayThis story has to be my all time favorite this year This in my Ravished by Desire opinion ONLY blows Gone to the curb So many love triangles curves and twists Henry was the all time manipulator but Karma comes in This book wont disappoint you if you love pyschologicalmurder mysteriesLOVED IT Thank you Net Galley for allowing me to read this awesome book The belief in human goodness is a prejudice hard to refute Wouldn t it be sensible Henry wondered to believe in the self evident badnessf human beings In his case for instance sporadic acts A Call To Joy of goodnesswere nothing but brief interruptions to his innate wickedness The Truth and Other Lies is the first novel by German playwright Sascha Arango Henry Hayden is a best selling authorf crime novels happily married to Martha even if he also sleeps with his editor Betty generous with friends and pleasant to his fans But Henry has a secret Golden Girls Forever: An Unauthorized Look Behind the Lanai or two and when Betty announces she is pregnant the fa adef his comfortable existence threatens to collapse Henry acts to preserve the status uo but things don t uite go to planArango gives the reader an intriguing plot with plenty The Australians Convenient Bride/The Millionaires Marriage Claim of twists wrinkles and complications His novel is riddled with delicious ironies misdirection and plentyf black humour Arango manages to include a synaesthete a troublesome marten a failing fishmonger a not uite tenacious enough detective an envious class mate unreuited lovers an almost finished manuscript and a very big The Bridesmaids Proposal oops moment While Henry s lies and his sheer audacity will leave readers gasping many will find themselves almost wanting him to get away with itr at least feeling some sympathy for him Arango gives his characters some astute bservations You Don T Have don t have be famous to be happy especially as popularity is all too ften confused with significance and Men are never cowardly and their lies never pathetic than when they re caught with their pants down and Martha had warned him that success was a mere shadow that shifts with the moving sun are examples Also a succinct definition If I see Miss Prims Greek Island Fling or hear something and everyone else pretends there s nothing there then I know it s a conspiracy The reader is also treated to some marvellous descriptive prose The chapter fell seamlessly in line with the previousne the story flowed towards its climax with such assurance that it was as if instead f having been thought up it had emerged from itself like a plant from a seed and The cataract f words poured Relentless (In Too Deep outf s brain and straight through the machine Midnight Touch (Harlequin Blaze onto the paper not a single word got spiltn writing also A secret like this is a parasite It feeds Cracking the Coding Interview on you and grows bigger and bigger It wants to getut Hidden Potential of you it gnaws its way through your heart it wants to getut f your mouth it crawls through your eyes This aptly titled novel is flawlessly translated from German by Imogen Taylor and the Text Publishing edition has a colourful and imaginative cover by W H Chong They ffer a money back Love it guarantee and while this book is probably not for everyone that guarantee would seem a fairly safe bet with many readers This is a stunning debut and readers will look forw. A Verdade e Outras Mentiras é um thriller psicológico ue reúne inteligência elegância comédia negra e um elemento surpresa tão forte ue nos hipnotiza desde primeiro momento Henry Hayden um escr. ,
Tty his editor and long time lover announced that she was pregnant Henry s life began to unravel in an alarming fashionBecause Henry s life was built n a lie Martha was the backbone f his life s life was built n a lie Martha was the backbone Remarkables of his lifenly he and Martha knew His past was dark and deep he had no past no past that anyone knew about anyway As Henry scrambled to keep his secrets hidden to calculate and solve his immediate problems
a shattering mistake was made With the lies and half lies whichshattering mistake was made With the lies and half lies which Henry coming apart at the seams suddenly the police were at his side His fa ade was crumbling his past was catching up with him and all he held dear was threatened catching up with him and all he held dear was threatened a big way What plan could he devise to avoid the cataclysmic collapse which was imminent Truth and Other Lies is a very unusual book uite different to anything I ve read in a long while A dark and twisted thriller the cunning nature Citizen Outlaw of the main character is astounding Enjoyable and gripping I have no hesitation in recommending it highly to loversf a good crime thrillerWith thanks to Text Publishing for my copy to read and review 255 StarsI received this book from a Goodreads First Reads GiveawayThis book though it was short took me far too long to get into I had trouble with the characters I was just frustrated with all A Pimps Life of them The plot was predictable for me personally I liked the writing style it flowed well and thoughtfully However this book was just a lit 35 Seems lately I have read a numberf books where I thoroughly disliked the main character but found the book fascinating nonethelessHenry is a made up person he is someone who reinvents himself whenever necessary A trauma suffered when he was young sent him Gigolos Get Lonely Too on to the pathf self preservation at any cost But who is he really A good dark read A Winter Wonderland (A Lucy Stone Mystery, of missing people findingut what is true Temptation (The Hunted or not and trying to figureut what is real r not Some good writing some likable 3 12 stars The Truth and Other Lies gets you uickly into the thick f the plot Henry from who s point f view most f the book is narrated is known to the world as a famous writer but in reality his wife Martha has been writing all his books And this is Unbound onlyne An Extreme Modification (Milked by Royalty, of Henry s dark secrets I can t say much about the plot without giving away spoilers but here is my reaction to the book It was clever but not entirelyriginal It had good twists but sometimes it meandered Henry is an interesting sociopathic unreliable narrator but it doesn t work as well when the author cedes the narrative perspective to Feminized Sissy Justice, A Forced Feminization Sissy Story other characters I enjoyed this book well enough but I ve enjoyed similar books somewhat Joyce Carol Oates Jackf Spades for instance This would be a good book to read Everlost (Skinjacker, on a planer train but not so good if you are looking for something substantial The Lennon Prophecy or engrossing Get the picture I feel like I m abandoning things a lot lately I guess when you are crazy busy and stressedut it makes you not want to waste what little time you have with things that don t make you happy This book reminds me a lot Japonia w sześciu smakach of The Shining Girls In much the same way I had a hard time connecting with story and the characters Does it sound terrible to say that it s clearly hard for me to find sociopaths entertaining. Tá grávida Desesperado por salvar seu casamento e Aqidah Islam o enorme sucesso literário de ue goza Henry comete um erro fatal e na ânsia de consertar entra num vórtice imparável de mentiras e destruiçã.