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A Susan Lewis book is always a pleasure to read as I know there would be a twist when I least expect. The book ticked all the cool points in the way it led me into the lives of an author and a ghostwriter and their shocking revelations.

Joely was the ghostwriter and Freda was the elusive author and the story wound around the years in the past when a fifteen year old student had a love affair with her teacher.

One of my favorite authors, I got the audiobook too so that I could listen/read the story. The book kept me enthralled as each chapter told me the past love story and the present lives of the characters. The writing flowed smoothly with a sense of an impending shocker to be revealed. The author kept me on the edge with gentle teasing.

With each chapter, my curiosity increased until the reveal exploded the story and turned it upside down. I had to re-read the chapter as I couldn’t believe what my ears were hearing in the audiobook. It was that kind of a story where the truth was so shocking that I needed visible proof. Wow.

It changed my complete perspective about the characters and their lives. The only niggle was that last few chapters could have been made sharper.

Overall, it felt great to read a Susan Lewis book as the author had kept me captivated over the years with her compulsive stories.

I received a free ARC from NetGalley and the publisher, and this is my journey into its pages, straight from the heart!! STRICTLY HONEST AND UNBIASED.

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His life was destroyed by a lie.

Her life will be ruined by the truth.

Joely tells other people’s secrets for a living. As a ghost writer, she’s used to scandal – but this just might be her strangest assignment yet.

Freda has never told her story to anyone before. But now she’s ready to set the record straight and to right a wrong that’s haunted her for forty years.

Freda’s memoir begins with a 15-year-old girl falling madly in love with her teacher. It ends in a way Joely could never possibly have imagined.

As the story unravels, Joely is spun deeper into a world of secrets and lies. Delving further into Freda’s past, Joely’s sure she can uncover the truth… But does she want to?

Publication Date: April 2020

9 Responses

    1. I would say it is an okay read… You might not like it so much… 15 year old having a love affair with 23 year old teacher(I was a bit shocked when it was called the greatest love story and true love…) And then the chapters were dragged at the end after the final reveal
      The first half was good

  1. I have only read 1 Susan Lewis book so far – One Minute Later – and I loved it. I need to read more

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