“A ferociously funny sey read.” –Redbook “A humorous mixture of romance, mystery, and mayhem. A winner!” –Susan Elizabeth Phillips, New York Times. Tell Me Lies. Maddie was coping pretty well with the adultery, the embezzlement, and the blackmail. Then her old boyfriend came back to town. Tell Me Lies: Chapter One. One hot August Thursday afternoon, Maddie Faraday reached under the front seat of her husband’s Cadillac and pulled out a pair of.

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In between, you make deals. And Maddie’s daughter Em had some stellar moments that gave the book an ke heart I greatly appreciated. Lists with This Book. Tori rated it it was ok Jul 24, Also by Jennifer Crusie: Martin’s Griffin is publishing two Jennifer Crusie romances in one book. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Crazy for You/Tell Me Lies by Jennifer Crusie

I just loved his attachment to Maddie, how he had always felt this strong sense of love for her. Who’s committing the crimes?

Otherwise, the book was fun and rather entertaining, but it pales in comparison to the lles Crusie titles. It is fun and a great escape. I cannot say it enough, I love Jennifer Crusie. I agree with other posters here who say this just doesn’t live up to her charming characters and witty banter she can write. Not one of Crusie’s best works, but still worth a read if Bet Me or her other, better books, are unavailable.


May 14, Emily rated it liked it Shelves: As soon as she can figure out how to divorce Brent without hurting their eight-year-old daughter Emily, she’s going to do it. Maddie is a suspect in the murder of her husband. You’re born alone and you die alone. Full of way too much stuff and random details and just too much filler. Of course it does. Want to Read saving…. Cori rated it it was amazing May 21, Maddie Faraday’s life would be perfect- if it weren’t for her cheating husband, her suspicious daughter, her gossipy mother, her secretive best friend, her nosy neighbors, and that guy she lost her virginity to twenty years ago Here are my not-fav parts of this book: Not my favorite novel by Crusie – but still an enjoyable read.

Jenny lives on the Ohio River where she often stares at the ceiling and counts her blessings. I’d give it higher if it wasn’t Jennifer Crusie–I expect more from her. I picked up a few more of her books at the local bookstore and I’m sure I will be reading iles of her I cannot say it enough, I love Jennifer Crusie. I read this one for jennufer Yahoo Bookcrossing Reading Group. In many ways I see how that kind of small town mentality could be so stifling for growth.

Tell Me Lies — book review

CL was barely a character, he was nothing. Her habit is telling lies to her daughter. Everyone knows everything about everyone else.


This one wasn’t one of my favorites of JC’s. But then as she started to break free, I began to like her more and more. It’s been a long time since I sat up until Midnight to f I would have proudly proclaimed that I’d never read a romance novel before in my life – and never imagined I ever would!

The murder mystery has so many suspects it leaves the reader as well as Maddie dizzy. It’s worth a good laugh This book started out ok but the main character was annoying. Happily, her daughter calls her on it. The reader will be kept guessing.

Crazy for You / Tell Me Lies

Abby rated it liked it Jan 28, I am from the small town of Lebanon, Illinois. The worst ones about it were the cops – “Did you know that so and so’s car was at such and such’s house last night?

Tell Me Lies Jennifer Crusie book reviews: The rest I liked Maddie and C. They are such a wonderful couple. Evidently Brent has started cheating on her again, or so Maddie thinks, and hopes crusiw relief that at long last she can leave him for good.