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Sometimes I Lie

by Alice Feeney

Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney
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    Mar 13, 2018
    272 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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My name is Amber Reynolds. There are three things you should know about me:
1. I'm in a coma.
2. My husband doesn't love me anymore.
3. Sometimes I lie.

Amber wakes up in a hospital. She can't move. She can't speak. She can't open her eyes. She can hear everyone around her, but they have no idea. Amber doesn't remember what happened, but she has a suspicion her husband had something to do with it. Alternating between her paralyzed present, the week before her accident, and a series of childhood diaries from twenty years ago, this brilliant psychological thriller asks: Is something really a lie if you believe it's the truth?

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"A gripping debut with a brilliant twist, I LOVED it!" - B. A. Paris, New York Times bestselling author of Behind Closed Doors

"I read this in one compulsive gulp in one day. It's SO fiendishly clever--an absolute masterclass in plotting and narrative design." - Richard Skinner

"Exceptional in plotting…Expect perfectly embedded twists and sharply drawn characters. A brilliant thriller." - Ali Land, author of Good Me, Bad Me

"Boldly plotted, tightly knotted--a provocative true-or-false thriller that deepens and darkens to its ink-black finale. Marvelous." - AJ Finn, author of The Woman in the Window

"Tightly plotted, superbly written, this is a thriller that grabs you and holds you in its thrall. This story of a woman in a coma recalling the violence in her life gave me just enough information to remain entirely gripped yet sufficiently little that I didn't know where I'd find the answers, or even the questions at times. I was led--completely willingly--in various different directions and until the final few pages I was baffled yet engrossed. And then, suddenly, at the very end, everything became clear. A brilliantly assured debut and a real achievement." - Nicholas Searle, author of international bestseller The Good Liar

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Alice Feeney Author Biography

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Alice Feeney is a writer and journalist. She spent fifteen years with BBC News where she worked as a reporter, news editor, arts and entertainment producer, and One O'Clock news producer. Alice is a recent graduate of the Faber Academy Writing a Novel course. She has lived in London and Sydney and has now settled in the Surrey (UK) countryside, where she lives with her husband and dog. Sometimes I Lie is her debut.

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