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Liar

Auteur(s): K. L. Slater
Narrateur(s): Lucy Price-Lewis
Durée: 8 h et 28 min
4 out of 5 stars (101 évaluations)

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Description

How far would you go to protect your family?

Single dad Ben is doing his best to raise his children, with the help of his devoted mother, Judi. And then Ben meets Amber. Everyone thinks this is a perfect match for Ben, but Judi isn't so sure.... There's just something about Amber that doesn't add up.

Ben can't see why his mother dislikes his new girlfriend. And Amber doesn't want Judi anywhere near her new family. Amber just wants Ben and the children.

The further Judi delves into Amber's personal life, the closer she gets to shocking secrets that could change everything. And Judi must make a decision that could lead to the most disastrous consequences.

Liar is a compelling psychological thriller with a breathtaking twist that will keep you awake until the early hours. Perfect for fans of Behind Closed Doors, The Girl Before and The Sister.

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  • Au global
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easy listening

Maybe a little slow, but makes it easy to follow along when doing other things. good twist at end.

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SURPRISE

great twist and very well performed - highly recommend it to anyone who likes a good mystery!

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Wow!

This would make an amazing movie!
Crazy twist that I did not see coming!
5 BRILLIANT STARS!

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Love Love Love

The combination of this author and narrator is perfect! This is my third book by K L Slater and she never disappoints. I enjoy a book that keeps me wanting to read and read and read. She managed it with this one again. On to the next one!

  • Au global
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Page turner!

Loved this book, Slater keeps you on the edge of your seat, highly recommend this book!!!

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  • Uri
  • 2019-01-29

Captivating story

Very engaging story, beautiful narration. Although written by a woman, about women, with amazing details that only women can sense and care about, I was quite thrilled by the story and liked the twisted end.

  • Au global
    5 out of 5 stars

Great read!

Loved the book, narrator was wonderful easy to listen too. will definitely purchase more from this author. #Audible1

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awesome plot

I enjoyed this book because you really do not know what happened until the very end. #Audible1

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Mediocre story with good narration

Disappointing. I kept waiting for the “thriller” part of the book and it didn’t come until the last 45 min of the whole thing. Even then I found it to be very far fetched and wrapped up too rapidly.

The book itself was a bit boring to me. It was focused on the character of Judy and her perspective for most of it and frankly, I didn’t find her to be all that interesting. I kept listening in the hopes that it would eventually pick up but it just didn’t do it for me. The best part of this book was the narration because the story itself was just meh.

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Liar was certainly an enjoyable read!

This is my first book of K L. Slater's. I like her writing style and found she told a great story. Although I had a pretty much figured out what was going on I still found the story engaging and entertaining. I didn't like how it ended though otherwise this would have been a five star book!

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  • TC
  • 2017-07-03

Loved It!

I've bought and read so many awful "thrillers" lately that I'm afraid of wasting money on any more. Liar, however, was completely entertaining all the way through. I thought I knew where it was all headed, but was pleasantly surprised that I hadn't figured it out after all. I found the ending to be unpredictable and I loved it!

This wasn't so much a taut, keep you up at night thriller, as a slowly building suspense novel that makes you think you know everything, only to find out there's more to the story. Like most books in this genre, there are always things that are a bit unbelievable, but this was absolutely one of the best books I've listened to in quite awhile. Lucy Price-Lewis narrated it superbly.

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  • Janice
  • 2018-01-27

Manipulative train wreck

The prologue sets the scene for the final showdown between two women that we know hate each other enough to kill. Who these two are and how they got to this point is where the story has to go. Unfortunately, author Slater seems to have difficulty distinguishing tension from tedium. Having the POV switch between the adversaries in peel-back-the-onion style keeps the cards held tightly to each ones’ chest, but soon becomes repetitive, especially when it comes to the mom Judi (although Amber gets kind of tiresome too). If this had been shortened to a novella with tighter plotting, maaayybe it would have been more palatable. But the longer the secrets are just teased at, the less tension was sustained – just get on with it please.

Judi and Amber, however unlikable, are the only characters with any dimension. Son Ben was a wuss and husband Henry was a jerk, both paper thin. Story threads meant to add some unexpected interest just muddied the picture and never got resolved. In fact, even after we reach the end and find out who stands and who falls, there’s no real resolution. Scene fades, credits roll and it’s impossible to see how either of these miserable women could “win” because there’s no plausible way to get away with it. There's no attempt at explaining how the killer tries to solidify her victory. I ended feeling I had been manipulated into staring at a train wreck just to see it pull the brake at the last minute and stall on the tracks.

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  • Wayne
  • 2017-07-05

A compelling and twisted psychological thriller!

British author K.L.Slater uses the interesting device of stating the book with the last few sentences of Liar, identified as such, as the opening sentences of the novel.

I hardly know what to say about Liar. It certainly is compelling. Guessing the outcome even with the author's words at the beginning is impossible. Ultimately it is about determination to get ones way even if means destroying oneself in doing so. It is a wonderful novel even as it is incredibly, frighteningly dark. Narration by Lucy Price-Lewis could not be better.

Liar may be the best psychological thriller I have ever read and it is easily deserves a 5 star rating. This author has great talent. I VERY HIGHLY RECOMMEND Liar.

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  • Jennifer
  • 2017-11-14

I felt tricked, and not in a good way

I seem to have been reading a lot of books with endings with a twist lately. This ending is contrived, and I felt cheated by it. I'd recommend "Safe With Me" by the same author over this particular effort.

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  • Katie
  • 2017-10-13

Nice Performance

The performance was very well done, but the story was lacking. I feel like it ended rather abruptly and left the characters undeveloped.

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  • Mervyn
  • 2017-12-12

A very dark story.

I did not have good feelings during or after this story. The plot was good. The reading was good but the dark, psychological twists leave a bad taste.

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  • M. Ryder
  • 2017-08-23

Intense and Twisted!

Great psychological thriller that kept me guessing. Never expected the ending to take such a turn. Scary to think we can be fooled by those who are closest to us. What a big surprise that was! Although this is not a lengthy novel, the time spent listening really flew by. As for Lucy Price-Lewis performance of each of the characters, she definitely managed to bring all of them to life. It was easy to figure out which one was speaking at any given time. I will now check out other books from the author. 😊👍🏼

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  • Karen
  • 2017-12-06

Lifetime movie!

Yes, this would make a great Lifetime movie -- the psycho girlfriend, the wacky mother, all the unsuspecting innocents. Who's going to kill whom? Holds your attention while you're listening, but afterwards it's very forgettable.

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  • BonSue
  • 2017-10-06

Hard to like any character

Although well written, it took me a while to finish this book because I simply couldn’t bond with any of the characters. Both “protagonists“ or self-centered &Impossible to cheer for. It was interesting, nonetheless.

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  • Donna
  • 2017-07-06

5

Now this is a psychological suspense mystery! I listened to it straight through. The reader does a very good job. This is British, which I love, intelligent, secretive, not a police officer anywhere.

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