Here We Lie

Here We Lie

A riveting novel about how the past never stays in the past, from the critically acclaimed author of The Drowning Girls and The Mourning Hours . Megan Mazeros and Lauren Mabrey are complete opposites on paper. Megan is a girl from a modest Midwest background, and Lauren is the daughter of a senator from an esteemed New England family. But in 1999, Megan and Lauren becom A riveting novel about how the past never stays in the past, from the critically acclaimed author of The Drowning ...

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Title:Here We Lie
Author:Paula Treick DeBoard
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Genres:Fiction
ISBN:0778330265
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:368 pages pages

Here We Lie Reviews

  • Elyse Walters
    Jan 31, 2018
    A few quotes ? random thoughts - an abbreviated review - FOR A NOVEL I ENJOYED VERY MUCH!!! Quotes First: ?He could of course, just tell the truth?but that wasn?t how things worked in our family, not when the truth cast shade on the Mabrey name?. ?We assessed and ref...
  • Rebecca
    Oct 31, 2017
    College besties (Megan and Lauren) enjoy strong friendship until tragedy strikes. Will their friendship endure? Or, will Lauren's privileged family prevail and keep them apart? Armed with the life insurance money received after her father's death, Megan decides to leave Kansas once ...
  • Jamie
    Nov 22, 2017
    This is the third book I?ve read by this author and definitely my favorite! While I don?t want to give anything away, I will say Here We Lie deals with incredibly timely issues, like sexual assault by those in positions of power. This is an important book and a great examination of...
  • Cindy Burnett
    Jan 10, 2018
    Here We Lie is an incredibly timely read. I do not want to risk spoiling any portion of the plot so I will just say that Here We Lie adds another useful and thoughtful perspective on an ongoing social/political issue dominating the news today. The book touches on numerous thought-provo...
  • Catherine McKenzie
    Feb 02, 2018
    Paula DeBoard does it again - intricately plotted, real charactes; I raced through this. ...
  • Kimberly Belle
    May 07, 2017
    With Here We Lie, Paula Treick de Board spins a mesmerizing tale of two former best friends and one shocking secret. Suspenseful and evocative, with pitch-perfect prose and pacing, Here We Lie is a story that resonates long after the last word. An engrossing read. ...
  • Diane S ☔
    Mar 30, 2018
    Megan and Lauren met and became friends in college. Girls from very different backgrounds, Megan from a small town in Kansas, Lauren, the daughter of a senator, a priviledged background where she is considered the black sheep. A very strong mother, protective of the family name, but ho...
  • Julie
    Mar 10, 2018
    Here we Lie by Paula Treick DeBoard is a 2018 Park Row Books publication. A timely topic mingled with a bittersweet ode to friendship- Megan Mazeros and Lauren Mabrey come from entirely different backgrounds, but when they end up being college roommates, in the late 1990s, the...
  • Melissa
    Aug 05, 2017
    Another utterly engaging read from the author of one of my favorites last year?The Drowning Girls. What I appreciate the most about Paula Treick DeBoard?s writing is how effortless she makes the reader/character connection. Abandoning my own sense of self, to allow for the voic...
  • Susan Peterson
    Jan 07, 2018
    Here We Lie is an engrossing story of two friends, the lies they told to each other and to themselves; filled with scandal and intrigue. Megan and Lauren are two unforgettable characters, two women from completely different backgrounds who become friends, despite, or maybe because of, ...
  • Judy Collins
    May 26, 2017
    From the critically acclaimed author, of The Drowning Girls, The Fragile World, and The Mourning Hours (all five glowing stars-review links below), Paula Treick DeBoard follows with her latest riveting suspense, coming Jan 2018? HERE WE LIE. Rich in character, a look inside the s...
  • Trevor
    Mar 16, 2018
    3.5 stars For the most part, I really enjoyed this engaging tale of friendship, politics & the dirtiness accompanied by them and trying to live your most authentic self. I hadn't read anything by this author before but I will certainly be looking out for her future works. DeBoar...
  • Amy
    Nov 25, 2017
    Last year The Drowning Girls was one of my most pleasant surprises in terms of discovering a new to me author so I was super excited to get my hands on DeBoard?s latest novel. While this was very different from TDG I still enjoyed it and will always be a huge fan of the authors style...
  • Deanna
    Aug 10, 2017
    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 4.5 Stars!!! After previously enjoying ?The Drowning Girls? by Paula Treick DeBoard, I was excited to have the opportunity to read this novel. This was another fantastic read!! October 2016 Laur...
  • Victoria
    May 04, 2018
    Things were always changing and always moving on, and who we were at one moment wasn?t necessarily the person we would be forever. This book deals with a situation that is all too real for women who experience sexual assault, not only the trauma, but the shame and the blame as wel...
  • Wit & Wonder Books
    Jan 28, 2018
    *** ARC provided by the author for an honest review *** Two unlikely women become friends and develop a closeness that is significantly changed one summer, and their lives will never be the same. Here We Lie by Paula Treick DeBoard, brings us Megan Mazeros, a Midwestern girl, just t...
  • Meredith
    Dec 09, 2017
    4.5 stars Here We Lie is so timely and relevant--it amazes me that the author wrote this before #metoo movement began. This is an emotional read about friendship, lies, and stories that cloud reality. ?What was a lie or two between friends?? Megan and Lauren become ...
  • Liz
    Feb 22, 2018
    Here We Lie begins with a Senator in a sex scandal. Very la Olivia Pope(ahem...cue the Scandal reference) The story is told in alternating points of view between two coming of age girls, Lauren Mabrey and Megan Mazeros and their unlikely friendship. Both from very different walks of...
  • Sarah
    Feb 10, 2018
    I went into Here We Lie expecting it to be a psychological thriller, but it's not at all. It's really not any kind of mystery or thriller, although there is some suspense as the story builds toward revealing what happened to Megan. This book was really so much more than I expected thou...
  • Heather
    Oct 28, 2018
    I practically read this book in one sitting. The development of the friendship between Lauren and Megan was excellent. I felt for these young ladies and I loved both of their characters. This book would make an excellent selection for a book club, in my opinion. There is a lot to think...
  • Sherri Thacker
    Aug 04, 2018
    Hoping this would be better than it was. With everything going on in the Me Too movement, this felt like something that actually happened in today?s news. Just ok for me. ...
  • Lynn Gardner
    Aug 28, 2017
    I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review. I was contacted because I read and enjoyed this author's last book, The Drowning Girls, and I was thrilled to have a chance to read this one. This book did one of my favorite things, which is to bounce from the past...
  • Norma * Traveling Sister
    Feb 20, 2018
    *4.5 stars* rounded up! Here We Lie by Paula Treick DeBoard is an absolutely riveting, powerful, thrilling, and thought-provoking domestic suspense novel about friendship, jealousy, secrets, lies and betrayal. I was totally engaged from start to finish and found myself mesmerized ...
  • Kendall
    Aug 06, 2017
    An addicting tale of lies, jealously, and friendship. What another brilliant story by Paula Treick DeBoard!! One of things that I love about DeBoard's style is her ability to flawlessly connect her characters with her readers. The sense of depth and experiences that the author creat...
  • Daniel Balici
    Jul 04, 2017
    Due to be published at the end of January 2018, Here We Lie is my second encounter with Paula Treick DeBoard's literature following The Drowning Girls, her enthralling novel of domestic suspense which I read a few months ago and very much enjoyed. Paula Treick DeBoard reinvented hersel...
  • Chelsea Humphrey
    Aug 14, 2017
    Paula is one of my go-to authors; after devouringThe Drowning Girlslast year I immediately consumedThe Fragile WorldandThe Mourning Hoursin quick succession. I find her writing to be one of the finest examples of flawless character study around. While each book has a differ...
  • Donna Hines
    May 19, 2018
    They say opposites attract so when Megan Mazeros rooms with Lauren Mabrey in college it becomes a test to see who can stand the test of time. Will lies win out or will the truth set them free? Lauren has been born with the silver spoon from a wealthy elite and well known family. Wh...
  • Lindsay - Traveling Sister
    Feb 12, 2018
    5 stars! I loved this book! This story revolves around two best friends who meet at university. The summer after their third year of studies they have a major falling out that causes them to lose touch completely for over a decade. Fourteen years after their falling out, they are re...
  • Jordan Caldwell
    Jan 14, 2018
    I know several other reviews have said this, or will say this when written, but this is such an important book for this time of power and money over facts and truth. I enjoyed how this book was told in both alternating view points and periods of time. It kept the story moving but al...
  • Beverly Duffy
    Feb 18, 2018
    My first time reading this author and I really enjoy her writing. She built wonderful characters. This book had it all friendship ,betrayal, sexual assault and political scandals. ...