One More Lie by Amy Lloyd Review

Last summer, I read Amy Lloyd's book The Innocent Wife and absolutely loved it so when I heard she had a new book being published, I knew I had to read it! Once again, I was immediately engrossed and intrigued by the story. My attention was grabbed from the start and did not let go until the very last page. 

I was shocked when I read that Charlotte was convicted of murder as such a young age. crimes committed by male/female duos are intriguing as you wonder about the dynamic of the relationships. Is one person an evil influence on the other or are they both like minded individuals? In One More Lie, we have two minors convicted of murdering another kid. The reader isn't given much details about the victim or the crime until the end of the book so we are left to make assumptions about who the perpetrator is and what happened that day through flashbacks.

One More Lie is a shocking look at what happens after time is served for a crime. Is it possible for the individual to move on and live a normal life? The reader can sense Charlotte's shame as she tries to keep her ankle tag hidden from others. As for her partner Sean, he is also struggling to fit back into society. Should they get the chance to start anew considering the severity of their actions and the results?

It left me guessing until the very end about what happened that day and why. I kept thinking about the themes of responsibility and forgiveness long after I was finished reading. The author has a true talent in using our worst fears in her true crime inspired books. I absolutely love them and will definitely read more from her!

Thank you to Harper Collins Canada for my gifted copy. As always, my reviews are my honest and unbiased opinions. 

My rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Here's a quick synopsis:
Charlotte wants to start fresh. She wants to forget her past, forget prison and, most of all, forget Sean. But old habits die hard. Despite the ankle monitor she must wear as part of her parole agreement and frequent visits to her therapist, she soon finds herself sliding back toward the type of behavior that sent her to prison in the first place. The further down that path she goes, however, the closer she gets to the crime that put her in prison all those years ago. And that's the one memory she can't face. Until, one day, Sean tracks her down. (Reference : Goodreads)

Happy reading,

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