‘Deadly Little Lies’ is the latest book by Stephanie DeCarolis.
Juliana Daniels finally has the life sheâ€™s always dreamed of. A loving husband, a career as an attorney, and a cozy apartment in Manhattan to call home. But when she gets a message from an old college friend, her blood runs cold. Remember me? Juliana drops her phone as though sheâ€™s been scalded. The name Jenny Teller shines out from the screenâ€¦ but Jenny canâ€™t have sent that message. Because Jenny is dead. Julianaâ€™s other college friends have all received the same message. The four of them are the only ones who know the truth about the night Jenny died. Itâ€™s a secret they have kept buried for thirteen years. With â€˜Jennyâ€™ now blackmailing them and threatening to expose their secret, only one thing is certain. Someone else knows the truth about that nightâ€¦ or one of them is lying.
If you enjoy a good thriller that keeps you on your toes then look no further as â€˜Deadly Little Liesâ€™ has all the makings of a gripping drama.
Written in the past and present tense through the eyes of Julianna, whoâ€™s married and happy in her job. Until one day, her past pops up and the secrets that sheâ€™s kept hidden are coming to the surface. But itâ€™s not only her thatâ€™s being threatened but her college friends Tori and Nessa. Making them all suspicious of each other as well as former friend and all round nasty girl Emily who enjoyed tormenting her peers in college.
The story flows at a fast paced speed that immediately held my attention as it flowed in different tenses and really set the story up nicely. Giving a clear insight into each characterâ€™s role and involvement leading up to the present time.
Right from offset I liked Julia, from her college days when sheâ€™s insecure and lacking in confidence and wanting to be liked by her friends and boys and how she blossoms into a confident woman whoâ€™s settled in her life. She makes for a relatable but also fascinating protagonist in the story, as she leaves the reader with uncertainty at times and makes it difficult to judge others at times.
Riddled with drama, suspense, college bitchiness and veiled threats, â€˜Deadly Little Liesâ€™ is a cleverly written psychological thriller that made for tense reading!
You can pre-order ‘Deadly Little Lies’ from Amazon and will be available to buy from good bookshops from 26th November 2021.