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The Lies I Tell - Julie Clark

Author: Julie Clark

Started: August 23, 2022

Finished: August 25, 2022

Meg Williams is a consummate con woman. After watching her mother, suffering from a terminal illness, be evicted from her home when a con man took advantage of her and the fact that she was unaware of what was and wasn't legal. Since that moment, Meg has learned to get over on men she thought were deserving of such action. While researching one of Meg's marks, Kat Roberts, a young journalist, speaks to Meg who suggests she speaks with the man's best friend. Thinking she will get the scoop of a lifetime, Kat meets this stranger and pays a terrible price. This moment in her life has Kat obsessing about finding Meg and making her pay. When she finally meets and befriends Meg, things do not turn out the way she expected and she comes to understand Meg's real motivation in conning these men out of their money.

This book was not what I expected. I loved all of the back and forth with the storylines and the ways in which the two characters interacted. This was a quick enjoyable read that I would suggest to anyone who wanted an exciting thriller without a lot of drama. This is Julie Clark's most recent book but I am definitely looking forward to reading her backlist.

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