The second and final book in the Liar series is live.
When all you’ve known are lies, how do you face the truth?
My past was a bitch.
Now it’s come back to haunt me. After months apart, Daniel and I are finally trying to make our relationship work. But my lies run deeper than either of us imagined. Lies so terrible I imprisoned them in the darkest recesses of my mind. Just when my heart begins to come alive, the lies seep out of the shadows…revealing secrets with the power to crush me.
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Despite both of our troubled pasts, I want her…more than I’ve ever wanted anyone or anything. I’m determined to fight for her—to fight for us—even if it means facing my own demons. I have to reach Gray before it’s too late…before the truth completely destroys her.
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Her head turned in my direction and her eyebrows rose before she bent to pull bread out of the oven. This woman would be the end of me if she didn’t stay away from trouble.
“Gray? You know I have to ask. I need to know you’re not in danger.”
She set the bread pan on top of the stove, removed the potholder and walked toward me, eyes narrowed on mine. “I like it when you want to protect me, Daniel,” she said in a silky voice that made my skin blaze. She stopped when we were toe-to-toe. “Come to think of it, that’s when you seem to want to be the closest to me.” Her hand trailed up my arm to my neck. “Maybe I need a little danger in my life to keep you close.”
I reached up and took hold of her wrist and pulled her into me. “Tell me,” I said, commanding her attention. “If this is serious, I need to know.”
“You need to know? Tell me, Daniel. Why do you need to know? What exactly do you want?”
What I wanted to do was put my lips on that little smart mouth of hers and show her just what I wanted. Every part of my body ached to touch every part of hers, but I needed to be patient. I had her number, and I wouldn’t be goaded into sex…no matter how pleasant the thought. I refused to start something I wasn’t yet prepared to finish. First, I needed to make things right.
I grabbed her chin, tugging her face close to mine. “What I want is for you to be safe and happy.”
Her eyes fell to my lips. It took everything in me not to take them right then.
“And what I want…” Her chest rose profoundly, pressing against mine. “…is for you not to burn my damn dinner.”
*Review copy received from the author for an honest review*
3.5 “Dr. Dan is in the house” stars
If you read Compulsive, Liar is the continuation of Gray and “Dr. Dan’s” story. They are miserable without each other, but yet lies and secrets could be their undoing.
My honest opinion of Liar is that it was slow to get started. And I don’t say that in a bad way, it’s just that nothing really jumped out and grabbed my attention till around half way through the story. But the second half is action packed, and I am SOOOO happy I hung in there, and didn’t give up on it.
“Gray had been right all along: we were inevitably bound together. Instead of fighting against us, I should have been fighting for us.”
Gray and Daniel’s relationship is difficult due to how they started, but I have to give it to Daniel, he wouldn’t give up. He stuck by Gray through the tough times, and thank goodness he did. Gray is a mess!!! Even though she has tried hard to get herself together, her whole world gets turned upside down in the second half of Liar. And it is quite a doozy for this already unstable person. But, again, “Dr. Dan” to the rescue 🙂
“I just want to be with you, Gray. Without analyzing you, without interference or fear of consequences for our relationship.”
Even though I didn’t love Liar as much as Compulsive, I still enjoyed reading about where life has taken Gray and Daniel. And I still recommend everyone to give this series a read. You will definitely enjoy the goings on of a damaged and compulsive liar like Gray. Plus, “Dr. Dan” is an added bonus 😉 Happy Reading!!
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Bestselling author, Lia Fairchild writes women’s fiction and romance. Fans of her books praise her endearing, real characters who come to life in stories that will touch your heart.
Fairchild is addicted to the warmth of Southern California and holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a multiple-subject teaching credential. She is a wife and mother of two teenagers.
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