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Isa drops everything, takes her baby daughter and heads straight to Salten. She spent the most significant days of her life at boarding school on the marshes there, days which still cast their shadow over her now.
Something terrible has been found on the beach. Something which will force Isa to confront her past, together with the three best friends she hasn't seen for years, but has never forgotten. Theirs is no cosy reunion: Salten isn't a safe place for them, after what they did.
At school the girls used to play the Lying Game. They competed to convince people of the most outrageous stories. But for some, did the boundary between fact and fantasy become too blurred?
And how much can you really trust your friends?
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June 24, 2017
*Unpopular opinion alert*: This book didn't work for me.
The Lying Game is a slow burning psychological thriller about four friends who are bound together by lies.
“A lie can outlast any truth.”
When 15 year old Isa Wilde is sent to coastal boarding school, Salten, she quickly befriends Kate, Thea...
August 06, 2017
Four high school friends now in their thirties reunite after a terrible shared secret threatens to emerge and shatter their peaceful lives. But what they thought was a shared secret turns out to be a lie - one of them isn’t telling the truth.
I really enjoyed Ruth Ware’s debut novel, In a Dark, D...
July 11, 2017
This is an atmospheric and eerie psychological thriller from Ruth Ware. Take four teenage schoolfriends who set up a group that vies to create the most outlandish lies that they can get others to believe, and what you have is a recipe for potentially horrifying outcomes. This is exactly what the...
August 01, 2017
Traveling Sisters Review by NORMA and LINDSAY!!
Lindsay and I have both read all of Ruth Ware’s previous novels and agree that this was definitely our favourite one thus far!
The book was divided into sections from the 5 rules of The Lying Game that the four friends participated in: TELL...
August 28, 2017
A story of female friendship, lies and deceit.
This one had my heart pumping till the very end and I'm glad to see Ruth Ware delivering again.
The book tells the story of four friends who met in a boarding school when they were teenagers. They played "the lying game" until something happened and th...
December 14, 2017
It’s The game. It’s the lying game.
Rule one: Tell a lie
Four young girls all sent by their parents to a boarding school for various issues. They quickly form strong bonds, becoming inseparable. Their favorite form of amusement? The lying game.
Rule two: Stick to your story
How far can you take a li...
June 27, 2017
The Lying Game by Ruth Ware is a 2017 Gallery Scout publication.
This latest thriller, by Ruth Ware, is an all- consuming, riveting tale, full of mind games and edgy suspense.
Isabel, Kate, Fatima, and Thea became fast friends while attending Salten boarding school, as teenagers. They began ‘the...
August 19, 2017
“…years on, people round here still use your names as a kind of salacious cautionary tale…”
It’s rare that I stumble upon a read as gripping and as raw as this one was. And, it was not an outright or vulgar kind of raw—no, that wouldn’t really be the English way, now would it?—but Ruth Ware’s The...
August 01, 2017
4.5 stars! This was my favourite Ruth Ware novel yet!!
This suspenseful and secretive story had me hooked from the first page! I loved the characters, storyline and atmosphere. I had the pleasure of reading this one with Norma. It sparked a lot of great conversation along the way. I highly recomm...
July 30, 2017
3.5 stars. The Lying Game was a mixed bag for me, but on balance I quite liked it. It's told from Isa's perspective. Isa is now in her early thirties with a young baby. She and two others get a text from high school friend Kate -- "I need you" -- and this sends Isa and her three friends into a ta...