BookBrowse Reviews Beautiful Lies by Lisa Unger

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Beautiful Lies

A Novel

by Lisa Unger

Beautiful Lies
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    Apr 2006, 384 pages
    Dec 2006, 384 pages

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'Suspenseful, sensitive, sexy, subtle, the best nail-biter I have read for ages.' - Lee Child. 1st novel

From the book jacket: If Ridley Jones had slept ten minutes later or had taken the subway instead of waiting for a cab, she would still be living the beautiful lie she used to call her life. She would still be the privileged daughter of a doting father and a loving mother. Her life would still be perfect - with only the tiny cracks of an angry junkie for a brother and a charming drunk with shady underworld connections for an uncle to mar the otherwise flawless whole.  But that's not what happened. Instead, those inconsequential decisions lead her to perform a good deed that puts her in the right place at the right time to unleash a chain of events that brings a mysterious package to her door - a package which informs her that her entire world is a lie. Suddenly forced to question everything she knows about herself and her family, Ridley wanders into dark ...

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