The Weight Of Lies: A Novel

June 6, 2017|
The Weight Of Lies: A Novel by Emily Carpenter
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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.

Reformed party girl Meg Ashley leads a life of privilege, thanks to a bestselling horror novel her mother wrote decades ago. But Meg knows that the glow of their very public life hides a darker reality of lies, manipulation, and the heartbreak of her own solitary childhood. Desperate to break free of her mother, Meg accepts a proposal to write a scandalous, tell-all memoir.

Digging into the past—and her mother’s cult classic—draws Meg to Bonny Island, Georgia, and an unusual woman said to be the inspiration for the book. At first island life seems idyllic, but as Meg starts to ask tough questions, disturbing revelations come to light…including some about her mother.

Soon Meg’s search leads her to question the facts of a decades-old murder. She’s warned to leave it alone, but as the lies pile up, Meg knows she’s getting close to finding a murderer. When her own life is threatened, Meg realizes the darkness found in her mother’s book is nothing compared to the chilling truth that lurks off the page.

Emily Carpenter, a former actor, producer, screenwriter, and behind-the-scenes soap opera assistant, was born and raised in Alabama. After graduating from Auburn University, she moved to New York City and now lives in Georgia with her family. She is the author of Amazon bestseller Burying the Honeysuckle Girls. Visit Emily at www.emily...
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Title:The Weight Of Lies: A NovelFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:380 pages, 8.2 X 5.5 X 1.13 inShipping dimensions:380 pages, 8.2 X 5.5 X 1.13 inPublished:June 6, 2017Publisher:Amazon PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:147781843X

ISBN - 13:9781477818435

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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