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Tell Me Lies by Jennifer Crusie

Tell Me Lies (edition 2010)

by Jennifer Crusie

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Title:Tell Me Lies
Authors:Jennifer Crusie
Info:St. Martin's Griffin (2010), Edition: 1, Paperback, 464 pages

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This story was rather absorbing although it led me all over the place, sometimes humorous and other times very serious. The heroine varied between a flighty pushover and a strong sensitive woman but I was still intrigued. Maddie finds evidence her husband is cheating and accountant C.L. is investigating him for possibility of swindling someone. ( )
  Dawn772 | Jan 29, 2015 |
Loved it! I wasn't expecting some of the twists at all! Gotta pick up her other books! ( )
  Steph1203 | Mar 14, 2014 |
great ( )
  Mamajeanne | Aug 23, 2013 |
Typical chick-lit, but I needed something mindless right now and it certainly fit the bill. ( )
  bami210 | Jun 30, 2013 |
Though this was on my "Read" shelf, I could swear this is the first time I met C.L. and Maddie. This may be the very best of Crusie's heartbreak-and-heist type stories, with a believable plot to compliment the very wonderful characters. I particularly love that Maddie's wayward husband, while not often present, is certainly humanized and mourned. ( )
  Capnrandm | Apr 15, 2013 |
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One hot August Thursday afternoon, Maddie Faraday reached under the front seat of her husband's Cadillac and pulled out a pair of black lace underpants.
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If you think small-town life can be boring--think again. There are complex social rules: there are certain people with whom you fraternize and those you don't, and, of course, there is the all-powerful gossip. Everyone knows everything about everyone else. Don't they? That's what Maddie Farraday thinks until she finds a pair of black crotchless panties in her husband's car that don't belong to her. That's it; Maddie's had it. She's ready for change, and the first thing she's going to do is divorce her no-good, philandering husband Brent. But then everything goes haywire: Brent turns up dead, Maddie's daughter wants a dog, her best friend is suddenly acting very strange, and Maddie's secret boyhood crush, bad boy C. L. Sturgis, arrives in town after a 20-year hiatus--and he's as sexy as ever. You may laugh out loud at the wild and crazy antics in Jennifer Crusie's exceptional novel, but you'll exclaim with delight over the sizzling, dynamic, passionate affair between Maddie and her first love, C. L.

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After finding a pair of black lace panties under the front seat of her husband's car and cavorting herself in the back seat of another vehicle with her old high-school flame, Maddie Faraday realizes that the truth is elusive in a small town.

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