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March 1, 2024

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Can’t Wait Wednesday Featuring A Lovely Lie By Jaime Lynn Hendricks

Can’t Wait Wednesday

This meme is hosted at Wishful Endings to spotlight and discuss the books we’re excited about that we have yet to read. Generally, they’re books that have yet to be released. It’s based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by the fabulous Jill at Breaking the Spine. If you’re continuing with WOW, feel free to link those up too! Find out more here. Today, I’m featuring A Lovely Lie by Jaime Lynn Hendricks. Also see my review of Jamie Lynn Hendricks I didn’t Do It (linked).


A Lovely Lie By Jaime Lynn Hendricks- Summary

Is it better to believe a lovely lie or know the horrible truth?

1999: The night of their senior picnic, Scarlett Russo and her best friend Pepper were involved in a car accident that left two of their classmates dead. Afterward, they lied to the police, protecting each other from the consequences. Then Pepper left town, and Scarlett never heard from her again…

Now: Twenty-two years later, Scarlett has buried that deadly incident deep in her mind and built a comfortable life for herself, working in a hotel on the west coast of Florida and raising her teenage son with her husband Vince. Her peace is disrupted, however, when Pepper’s daughter shows up with news of Pepper’s death. Zoey is twenty-one and studying to be an investigative journalist. She has a cryptic letter from Pepper addressed to Scarlett that alludes to the events of that fateful night and Pepper’s initial intentions to get an abortion. Now Zoey wants answers about her mother’s past. Who is Zoey’s father? And what really happened after the senior picnic? As Zoey continues to dig into the past, all of Scarlett’s buried secrets threaten to rise to the surface.

A Lovely Lie By Jaime Lynn Hendricks Summary

Thank you to Scarlet Books for an advance copy of A Lovely Lie by Jaime Lynn Hendricks, releasing May 28, 2024

Category/Genre: Adult Fiction, Psychological Thriller, Thriller, Suspense

Release Date: May 28, 2024

Publisher: Scarlet Books


How does A Lovely Lie by Jaime Lynn Hendricks sound to you? What books are you looking forward to reading?

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