Review: Lie with Me
Title: Lie With Me
Author: Sabine Durrant
Release Date: July 2016
Rating: 3/5 Stars
Synopsis from Goodreads: It starts with a lie. The kind we've all told - to a former acquaintance we can't quite place but still, for some reason, feel the need to impress. The story of our life, embellished for the benefit of the happily married lawyer with the kids and the lovely home.
And the next thing you know, you're having dinner at their house, and accepting an invitation to join them on holiday - swept up in their perfect life, the kind you always dreamed of...
Which turns out to be less than perfect. But by the time you're trapped and sweating in the relentless Greek sun, burning to escape the tension all around you - by the time you start to realise that, however painful the truth might be, it's the lies that cause the real damage...
... well, by then, it could just be too late.
My Review: This what not my favorite read. The writing was great and the character were interesting but the book was much too slow for my taste and the main character is an ass. I have very little patience for characters who don’t seem to have any redeeming characteristics. Paul, the main character, is a womanizer and a compulsive liar who uses people for his own gains and cares for no one but himself. His life is rather pathetic and rather than try to better himself he latches on to a woman with money and uses her to get what he wants. The whole first three quarters of the book is just Paul and his awful behavior. The end is somewhat redeeming for the twists and because I was highly amused. I’m not sure if the ending is enough to make up for the slow pacing of the book though. If you like a slow burn thriller with a twisty end then you’ll enjoy this read.
*I received this book from in exchange for an honest review*