Stella is beautiful and rich. Violet is smart, but from a rough and poor family. Somehow they become friends, each with their role in the friendship: Violet riding on the coattails of Stella. But when Violet starts to get hard-earned success, jealousy flips the other way.
Sweet Little Lies follows the detective Cat as she tries to solve a murder that intertwines with a missing person case from her childhood hometown that she has always suspected her father is tied to.
I had the pleasure of interviewing Caz Frear, the author of Sweet Little Lies. We chose Sweet Little Lies as our September podcast book.
When the author Verity is severely injured, her husband offers Lowen, a broke, but talented writer, a sum of money she can’t refuse. As part of the process, Lowen has to go through Verity’s home office with years of notes and outlines. She discovers horrifying secrets that could put her life at risk.
Fifteen-year-old “golden child” Ellie Mack goes missing, it is written off as a perfectionist running away from the pressure. Ten years later, her mom is still grieving and looking for answers. Then she meets the charming but mysterious Floyd and his nine-year-old daughter that looks exactly like Ellie.
Delia killed herself by fire. Her childhood best friend doesn’t believe it, even though they haven’t been close for a while. When they were close, it was an obsession stronger than love. June tries to figure out the truth.
Five students are in detention. Only four come out alive. Everyone has their secrets, and at least one is definitely lying.
Motivated by her need for money, Jessica weasels her way into a psychology professor’s study on ethics and morality. She doesn’t realize that she just threw herself into the psychiatrist’s ruthless and manipulative test for her husband.
Nine people arrive at a health retreat for a ten day life renovation. But the owner may be a little more obsessed with their transformations than they bargained for.
“But no artist, I now realize, can be satisfied with art alone. There is a natural craving for recognition.” Genre:…