The Perfect Lie
When a brand new day arrives It takes me back from the fear Like letting go Connecting to the darkness Numbs the feelings Emotionless Connecting to the darkness I believe The perfect lie So bitter and so sweet But nothing can disguise The pain I try to hide The perfect lie Strips away my fear But nothing can disguise The hurt I try to hide Painted night in hope In an empty silent void Lose my way in perfect lies In every cheap escape Something 'bout to thrill When a brand new love arrives Takes me back from the fear Like letting go Connecting to the darkness Numbs the feelings Emotionless Connecting to the darkness I believe The perfect lie So bitter and so sweet But nothing can disguise The pain I try to hide The perfect lie Strips away my fear But nothing can disguise The hurt I try to hide The perfect lie So bitter and so sweet But nothing can disguise The pain I try to hide.
You will get 3 free months if you haven't already used an Apple Music free trial. Type song title, artist or lyrics. Top lyrics Community Contribute Business. Sign in Sign up. No translations available. These lyrics are waiting for review. Like no other you've ever read before! Run out and get yourself a copy of this one as it's sure to take the world by storm.
Speaking of storm it's brewing and it's about to start to thunder Till we meet again. Oct 11, Karen rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: All Good Reads friends who like contemporary fiction. It ticked off all of the boxes that you look for in contemporary fiction. Brilliant imagination from Karen Osman for creating this outstanding tale.
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Perfectly paced writing style that kept me interested from the very first sentence until the very last word at the end. Fabulous character development and chock filled with cracking dialogue.
And for any of my Good Reads friends interested in buying it--it is free if you are a member of Kindle Unlimited and just 99 cents at Amazon if you aren't a member. If you like contemporary fiction I promise you will not be sorry you read this one. I have read a lot of five star reads over the years in Good Reads, but I have never before advertised the price or tried to endorse a book for Amazon on here.
So I hope those who enjoy this genre take advantage of this deal. I promise you will be glad you did. This had been my last Net Galley book for me to get to on my shelf and it has been on my shelf for too long and is one of my favorites this year. Isn't that always the way? The best coming last?
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I loved the book since it explored the sometimes life changing consequences a lie can so adversely affect the innocent person's life for good. How an innocent person can be not be believed because just because he or she is unpopular because kid's in school judge people for all of the wrong reasons. How boys and girls in school sometimes do all kinds of things sometimes just to be in with the right club or get carried away making bad decisions just so that they don't become ostracized. How we can sometimes think that we are living the perfect life and boom tragedy strikes us when we are the least prepared.
I don't dare give out too much information for fear of spoiling it and you are better off going into this one without reading any of the reviews.
Just trust me that you won't be sorry you read this. It is mostly about Beautiful, successful Claire who is a lawyer who seems to have the great husband who is also successful with their two beautiful boys. Joshua who is 17 and Jaimie who is five. They live a comfortable life in a pretty suburb. Life couldn't be going better for them until one day that it doesn't. Very Highly Recommended. All opinion's are my own. Aug 06, Gillian Nolan rated it it was amazing. A Perfect Lie has everything a good psychological thriller should have.
The opening pages pulled me right in and never let go. A tale of revenge, karma and how one mistake can impact your life in years to come. The chapters, alternating past and present were fluid and easy to follow, the characters were well developed. Truly amazing. This exceeded my high expectations.
Five stars xx It seems as if Claire can't just get everything right. Her sons are ages 17 and 5. Claire wants to get back to work, full-time, at her career in law. She needs her husband's approval and a nanny. Once back, Claire had forgotten the long hours and the innate stress her job entailed.
This, especially since she partnered with her longtime friend, Julia. We see a lot of background on Claire and this is interwoven into the present day Written well, by Karen Osman. Many thanks to Aria Books and NetGalley for a great read! Sep 23, Wendy Del Toro rated it it was ok. Once you read the title and the prologue, the story that follows is obvious and predictable.
And what makes it worse is that I found the story-telling very bland; real cat-in-the-hat writing.
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No flair, no atmosphere, no visuals. Nothing that conjured up any emotion in me. Not once was I intrigued again, the prologue and title foreshadow the story! Any attempts were they? N Once you read the title and the prologue, the story that follows is obvious and predictable.
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Near the end of the story, one character says "what are the odds? I find it hard to believe this is by the same author who wrote "the Good Mother", which I thought was fantastic and clever, whereas I found this story was clumsy and contrived. This was dull dull dull and very inauthentic. Aug 25, Graham rated it did not like it. But why worry? It has already happened, at least in the pages of Karen Osman. A fundamentally inauthentic novel, with bits of life culled from reality shows, I presume. And a language and experience that is as far from Mancunian as you can expect.
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Testifying to the replacement of real local life by an imported flat screen surrogate. Let her write at least about what she knows. If the CCP have refused to prosecute, can the police be involved to such an extent as to arrest and imprison a late discovered defendant in a private prosecution? Can a surprise witness have the last word in a coup de theatre and not be recalled? A poor experience all round. I was given a copy via Netgalley and have voluntarily left a review. Karen Osman is a genius!! This is as close to perfect thriller, as we are going to get. Karen Osman hit the nail right on the head with The Perfect Lie.
I did not want to put it down I couldn't out it down! This story is told in a dual POV, we hear from Claire Carmichael, a woman who has it all, or so she thinks and we get to hear from the inner workings of the devious person, set to bring her down. This story was interesting and had me hooked from the very beginning and refused to let me go.