I've always been a massive reader and lately the amount of books I've read seems to be getting lesser and lesser. So, when one of my favourite authors pops up again with a new book, that's when I get straight back into reading again. I also thought it would be a good idea to start featuring books on my blog now and again as I enjoy reading others book reviews. I first read Cally Taylor's first book, 'The Accident' on the plane to Florida last year (so it brings me good memories!) - I had only meant to read a little bit to pass the time but managed to finish it all in one go! So when 'The Lie' was released I popped straight out and bought it the morning it was released.
The Lie follows Jane, who is in fact not Jane at all. The story flashes back to five years earlier, on a girls holiday which soon turned nasty, leaving Jane to take up her new identity. The story focuses a lot on toxic friendships and how quickly girls can turn on each other but it's also a lot darker than that too. Without giving too much away, the girls find themselves trapped in a cult in Naples whilst on their travels. Although it's a creepy and dark tale, it's not a spooky one so don't worry if you think you'd be scared! Jane is a likeable character and I think you'll find yourself feeling supportive towards her. As we flash back to the holiday, we also see Jane being threatened from someone who knows the truth about her - but what has she done? Why is she hiding her true identity? Well, I'll have to leave that to you to find out! It's a brilliant book and really had me gripped. I'm already looking forward to C L Taylor's next book!