HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Lie for Me by Karen Young
Loading...

Lie for Me

by Karen Young

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
203756,413 (3.75)None

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

Showing 3 of 3
Reviewed by: Lisa

Lauren Holloway and Tucker Kane are building their life together when tragedy strikes. Tucker stumbles upon his ex-wife’s body at a job site and he becomes the prime suspect in her murder. Lauren continues to support Tucker even though the evidence points to Tucker as being guilty.

Long held secrets and lies from the past, rise to the surface to haunt Tucker. Can Lauren trust the man she thought she knew so well? As Tucker fights to clear his name, Lauren’s life quickly begins to unravel one piece at a time.

Lie for Me is one part romance and one part suspense with Christian undertones mixed throughout. This is a fast paced story that will keep the reader on their toes for most of the book. I enjoyed the tension that built between Lauren and Tucker as well as the supporting characters in the book. Lie for Me kept me intrigued due to the masterfully crafted twists and turns. The importance of honesty, compassion and faith are delicately
woven into elements of suspense and mystery.

Lie for Me is a perfect blend of everything I enjoy in a great book. I am looking forward to reading more from Karen Young.

http://www.romancing-the-book.com/2011/10/review-lie-for-me-by-karen-young.html ( )
  RtB | Oct 2, 2011 |
Lie for Me fell a bit flat for me. The writing style didn't draw me in to keep me reading. I couldn't feel the romance between Lauren and Tucker at all.

The mystery storyline was pretty good. I suspected, but didn't totally figure out who the "bad guy" was before the end. There were some interesting twists and turns that kept me guessing. Although, I did feel the book was longer than it needed to be. I found myself hoping at times that it would hurry and end.

Since there are some redeeming qualities in the storyline and I see that a lot of other reviewers enjoyed this book far more than I, I'm giving it a tad higher rating than I originally decided upon and leaving the decision up to you readers. Give it a try and let me know how you liked it.

*Disclaimer: I received this book for free from the publisher, I was not required to write a positive review. ( )
  NCRainstorm | Aug 24, 2011 |
LIE FOR ME by Karen Young is an exciting romantic thriller set in present day.It is a powerful story with complex emotions,passion,mystery,and suspense. It will take your breathe away at times. The characters are not only believable,engaging but also challenging and will capture your heart. This is the story of Lauren Holloway,a elementary school teacher and her fiance,Tucker Kane,an accused murderer/suspect of his ex-wife. When Tucker finds he needs an alibi for the next of his ex's murder,Lauren refuses to give him the alibi,so Tucker must disappears without a trace leaving his small daughter with his in laws. Tucker and Lauren together must find a murder,and evidence to clear his name. This story is has suspense,murder,
romance,family,passion,complex emotions,policitians,secrets,deception and danger. This story of a young woman who makes the decision to help her ex-fiance,his daughter and find a killer. It will reveal secrets that has caused a murder and could ruin others lives. This is a great read that will keep you turning pages and guessing who the killer really is and why. This book was received for the purpose of review from the publisher.Details can be found at Howard Books,a division of Simon & Schuster and My Book Addiction Reviews/My Book Addiction and More. ( )
  tarenn | Aug 1, 2011 |
Showing 3 of 3
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language
Canonical DDC/MDS

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

When Lauren Holloway refuses to lie for him, Tucker Kane disappears without a trace, until they see each other at a flea market and work together to find the evidence needed to clear his name.

Quick Links

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.75)
0.5
1
1.5
2
2.5
3 1
3.5
4 3
4.5
5

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 134,863,118 books! | Top bar: Always visible