Lying with Strangers: Book summary and reviews of Lying with Strangers by James Grippando

Lying with Strangers

by James Grippando

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Lying with Strangers by James Grippando
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  • Published in USA  May 2007
    400 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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Peyton Shields had always wanted to be a doctor, and now, thanks to her relentless drive, stellar academic credentials, and a mountain of debt to Harvard Medical School, she's a first-year resident at a major Boston children's hospital. The hours are impossibly long, but it's the life she wants, complete with a husband who's an up-and-coming young lawyer. But a late-night drive home in a heavy snowstorm changes everything. A car coming straight at her forces her off the road and into a frozen pond. Peyton knows she'd be dead if a stranger hadn't pulled her from the wreckage before vanishing into the darkness.

In an instant her wonderful life has turned dark. No one believes her claims that the "accident" was deliberate—not even her husband. Without explanation, he has become distant and bitter, calling her paranoid and accusing her of having an affair with a former lover.

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"[A] thriller that doesn't offer many thrills, even when Grippando takes the wraps off some late surprises." - PW.

"An unlikely thriller with enough cleanly written action to keep readers engaged. " - Kirkus.

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Enjoyed the book, but truly needs a lot of help in the editing department. Have never read a book filled with so many errors. Good story, though.

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James Michael Grippando was born in rural Illinois and attended the University of Illinois and the University of Florida. He graduated to become a trial lawyer for twelve years before Grippando turned to writing thrillers. He is the bestselling author of at least sixteen novels, including When Darkness Fall, Got the Look, Hear No Evil, and Last to Die, which are enjoyed worldwide in more than twenty languages. He lives in Florida.

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