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

  • United States
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 1508297266
  • 9781508297260

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"Nancy Wu's performance of this gripping psychological thriller about a dangerously codependent friendship will have listeners reflecting on their own relationships. . . . Wu's careful pacing and varied tone build a suspenseful mood that makes the tension between the characters palpable." * AudioFile Magazine *
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About Sarah Lyu

Sarah Lyu grew up outside of Atlanta, Georgia, and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. She currently resides in Birmingham, Alabama, with her husband and dog. She loves a good hike and can often be found with a book on her lap and sweet tea in hand. The Best Lies is her first book. You can visit her at
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6,591 ratings
3.7 out of 5 stars
5 29% (1,911)
4 35% (2,298)
3 20% (1,301)
2 10% (665)
1 6% (416)
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