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Review of Forgiving Lies AND Proof copy Giveaway

14 Oct 2013


A matter of secrets...
Undercover cop Logan "Kash" Ryan can't afford a distraction like his new neighbor Rachel Masters, even if she's the most beautiful woman he's ever seen. To catch a serial killer, he needs to stay focused, yet all he can think about is the feisty, long-legged coed whose guarded nature intrigues him

A matter of lies...
Deceived and hurt before, Rachel would rather be a single, crazy cat lady than trust another guy, especially a gorgeous, tattooed bad boy with a Harley, like Kash. But when his liquid-steel eyes meet hers, it takes all of Rachel's will-power to stop herself from exploring his hot body with her own.

A matter of love...
As much as they try to keep it platonic, the friction between them sparks an irresistible heat that soon consumes them. Can Kash keep Rachel's heart and her life safe even as he risks his own? Will she be able to forgive his lies ... or will she run when she discovers the dangerous truth?


Molly McAdams has done it again! All her previous books have had the perfect mix of romance, emotion and angst and Forgiving Lies is no exception. I loved the light thriller element that this book had; it added an extra something to Molly’s usual style of writing.

Yet again Molly has given us a very swoon worthy male lead who I am sure will steal the hearts of many readers. Kash is strong, protective and incredibly caring, everyone will now want undercover cops with a lip ring for a boyfriend ; )

Rachel is a great complement to him. Despite the tough things she goes through at the beginning she has a great inner strength. She isn’t the type of girl who NEEDS a guy to be complete which makes it all the sweeter when she gets with Kash. It doesn’t seem like she is simply jumping at the first guy to show interest like the main characters in several books do.

Whilst not as gut-wrenching and heart-breaking as Taking Chances, Forgiving lies is still packed full of emotion and has several nail biting moments. This story has a few twists that you won’t expect; Molly is great with surprising readers and creating books that are unique. Though at the start the plot appears to be similar to a few other NA novels, it takes a very different direction later on creating a storyline that is new and fresh.
The ending is so intense! Everything is wrapped up quite nicely and then suddenly there is a huge cliff hanger that sets everything up for the next book. And I really do mean HUGE! Normally in this sort of situation I would recommend waiting until book 2 is released but Forgiving Lies is much too good to wait to read. If you hate cliff-hangers with a burning passion then I would suggest stopping reading just before the book ends, you will know when to put the book down.

This is another great addition to the list of amazing books by Molly McAdams. I am greatly looking forwards to seeing what happens next to Kash and Rachel in Deceiving Lies; it seems like book 2 is going to be even more action packed and suspenseful which is something I love.

I highly recommend this book to fans of NA, romance, romantic suspense or books with a light crime / thriller element. In fact the only people I wouldn’t recommend this book to are those who hate great writing, realistic emotion, sweet yet passionate romance and exciting, new storylines. This is a definite must read.
*I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review, this has not affected my opinions or rating in any way.*

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Thanks to the publishers I have 5 paperback proof copies of Forgiving Lies to give away! This is only open to those with UK addresses. All my usual giveaway rules (can be found on my Giveaways page) apply). Good luck!

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  1. Great Review! I love Molly Mcadams books and can't wait to read this one! And thanks for the cliffhanger warning :)

  2. Ooo this sounds really good! I unfortunately got spoiled for Taking Chances so less inclined to read but I do want to read this author so this sounds like a good one to pick up!

    1. Taking Chances is amazing but I can tell how knowing the spoiler makes you want to read it less. I hate when people share spoilers without warning :(


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