Why We Lie by Amy Impellizzeri #tallpoppyblogger #tallpoppywriter #review #fiction

Overview

WHY WE LIE examines the unexpected consequences of those who tell the truth about abuse and those who lie, and asks the question: is the truth always worth the cost?

Authored by former BigLaw litigator, two-year D.C. federal court clerk, Amy Impellizzeri’s WHY WE LIE exposes the core of the #metoo movement in the legal/political realm–where powerful men have long been given a pass on criminal behavior, and victims have been discounted even within their closest circles.

Rising star politician and lawyer, Jude Birch, is clearly keeping secrets about his past from his wife. Jude has been the bystander of a seemingly gang-related shooting, but as the secrets kept since law school unravel–with the help of a zealous news reporter and the Capitol Police–his wife realizes he might not have been an unintended victim after all. Meanwhile, she makes every effort to clamp down a past marked by abuse and lies, and even a false accusation that still haunts her.

Review

Jude has been shot. This has lost his ability to lie. However, lying is the only thing that will save him. Can he do it? His wife, Aby, has her doubts.

Aby is a little bit of everything. It’s the only way I know how to describe her. She is insecure, manipulative, neurotic and a host of other disorders. But, deep down, I think she wants to do what’s right. She just has a twisted way of getting there.

After Jude is shot. Aby begins to question everything, especially Jude’s campaign manager. Something is not right…those two are hiding a secret. But, Aby’s secret is about to unravel as well. Boy, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive!

This story reminds me of The Girl on the Train. It is slow moving and you think you want to stop….but you just can’t. It is so compelling. Something is going to happen…you just know it! The author really twisted this story and wove it into a tale of lies, deceit and intrigue.

I received this novel from the author for a honest review.

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About fredreeca

I am an avid reader and paper crafter. I am a mom of 2 children, 5 dogs and 1 cat. I am a huge St. Louis Cardinals Fan
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2 Responses to Why We Lie by Amy Impellizzeri #tallpoppyblogger #tallpoppywriter #review #fiction

  1. Bklover (Missy Elliott) says:

    Sounds intriguing. This is how I felt with Girl on a Train. Kept thinking I’d stop, but just couldn’t do it!

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