Both on the verge of fame. A ballerina who lies. A baseball player who believes her. Well, the truth changes everything.
Here's the truth: I am the female version of a heartbreaker. The one that everyone says is too dedicated to ballet, too self-involved to ever care about anyone else besides herself. I'm the rebel. The bad twin. I am Tally--the loner, the party of one. The love and leave 'em prototype. Heartless. That is me. I have no time for romance, flowers, or relationships. I like one-night stands with plenty of sex and no promises of a future. I like the lies I tell. I'm comfortable in telling them...most of time.
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Tally Landon is just trying to survive the death of her twin sister, graduate from high school, and escape her tragic story in New York by pursuing her ballet career. She doesn't count on Lincoln Presley, Stanford's baseball wonder, to affect her at all. Adding him to a long list of one-night stands is the plan. Lying to him about her age and name is her standard method of operandi. She doesn't count on being found out, on seeing him again, or falling in love.
Lincoln Presley's life is all mapped out for him. There is only baseball. With Major League Baseball circling their favorite prospect with a lucrative offer, he cannot afford to mess up. And, he doesn't; until he meets up with the girl he saved in that burning wreckage on the 101 on Valentine's Day months before. By the time he learns her real name and of all the lies she's told, he's in far too deep to ever really let her go.
Fate has a different set of plans, but when fame and lies tear them apart, one truth remains.
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"It's raw and real. There are no rainbows or unicorns. There is only life and sometimes life is ugly." Judging Books By Their Covers
"This is a book that needs to be experienced fully. What I can tell you is to prepare yourself for one gutwrenching, emotional, devastating, tear filled and painful read." Dirty Girl Romance
"This book was filled with mixed signals, missed opportunities, and power struggles as each player of this game called love fought to win the ultimate prize...This book was a stellar read." Roxy's Reviews
"If you are looking for a book with raw emotion, loss, love and the power of hope, then this is the book for you! A 5 star read!" Old Victorian Quill
Author's Note: A coming of age story? Could be. A powerful love story? Most definitely. An unforgettable read? Most likely. Intended for mature audiences in age 17+? Absolutely.
This best selling new adult contemporary romance novel will take you on an emotional roller coaster ride and is the first book (which should really be two books) in the Truth In Lies series, but it can be read as a standalone book. It is 432 pages long in 12-point type so carve out some time. If you want to be one of the first to know when the new book is out (the second in this series titled: The Truth About Air & Water), sign up for my new novel releases newsletter here: katherineowen.net.
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