The Best Lies

The Best Lies

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"A gripping story of love, obsession, and the space in between." --Kirkus Reviews

Gone Girl meets Suicide Notes from Beautiful Girls in this mesmerizing debut novel about a toxic friendship that turns deadly.

Remy Tsai used to know how her story would turn out. But now, she doesn't even know what tomorrow will look like.

She was happy once. Remy had her boyfriend Jack, and Elise, her best friend--her soulmate--who understood her better than anyone else in the world.

But now Jack is dead, shot through the chest...

And it was Elise who pulled the trigger.

Was it self-defense? Or something darker than anything Remy could imagine? As the police investigate, Remy does the same, sifting through her own memories, looking for a scrap of truth that could save the friendship that means everything to her.

Told in alternating timelines, this twisted psychological thriller explores the dark side of obsessive friendship.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 150 x 213 x 30mm | 386g
  • English
  • 1481498835
  • 9781481498838
  • 1,347,122

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"A psychologically complex story of an obsessive friendship"-- "--BCCB"
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About Sarah Lyu

Sarah Lyu grew up outside of Atlanta, Georgia, and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. She loves a good hike and can often be found with a paintbrush in one hand and a cup of milky tea in the other. Sarah is the author of The Best Lies and I Will Find You Again. You can visit her at
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3,922 ratings
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