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The Weight of Lies

by Emily Carpenter

In this gripping, atmospheric family drama, a young woman investigates the forty­-year­-old murder that inspired her mother’s bestselling novel and uncovers devastating truths—and dangerous lies.


Staff Reviews

This book follows a young woman, Meg, who has lived a life of privilege, thanks to a a bestselling horror novel that her mother wrote years ago. But her private life hasn't been all that rosy-behind closed door, Meg's childhood was extremely solitary. Desperate to break out from under her mother's shadow, she Meg agrees to write a scandalous, tell-all memoir about her mom. But as Meg digs into the history behind her mother's cult-classic book, disturbing revelations about her mother and a decades-old murder come to light. Meg soon discovers that the darkness in her mother's book is another compared to the truth that lurks off the page. Emily Carpenter's The Weight of Lies is gripping, suspenseful and loaded with twists and turns that will keep you guessing until the very end.

Shannon
The Weight of Lies

Staff Reviews

This book follows a young woman, Meg, who has lived a life of privilege, thanks to a a bestselling horror novel that her mother wrote years ago. But her private life hasn't been all that rosy-behind closed door, Meg's childhood was extremely solitary. Desperate to break out from under her mother's shadow, she Meg agrees to write a scandalous, tell-all memoir about her mom. But as Meg digs into the history behind her mother's cult-classic book, disturbing revelations about her mother and a decades-old murder come to light. Meg soon discovers that the darkness in her mother's book is another compared to the truth that lurks off the page. Emily Carpenter's The Weight of Lies is gripping, suspenseful and loaded with twists and turns that will keep you guessing until the very end.

Shannon