His name is Michael Carmody. He is a writer and a father.
His son is lying in a coma, fighting for his life.
Her name is Lorraine Cheevers. She is an artist and mother.
An illicit affair has destroyed her marriage.
Michael is desperate to find the couple who left his son for dead, a victim of a hit and run.
Lorraine is desperate to start a new life for her and her daughter.
Michael and Lorraine are about to cross paths – damaged souls, drawn to one another.
They don’t know that their lives are already connected.
They don’t know the web of lies surrounding them.
They are each searching for the truth. But when they find it, it could destroy them both.
Fragile Lies is a gripping tale of love and betrayal, which will entice fans of Liane Moriarty, Lucie Whitehouse and Jane Shemilt’s Daughter.
Note: previously published as ‘Deceptions.’
Read what everyone is saying about Fragile Lies
‘Fragile Lies has a little bit of everything, love, tragedy, infidelity, lies and secrets…The characters are quite complex and I think this added a real edge to the book; they felt very well thought out and I loved how the author weaved their separate stories together. Excellent plot, interesting characters and plenty of intrigue.’ Dot Scribbles
‘The reader is immersed into a story that tells of decades of love, betrayal, deceit and frailty with a dark undertone, all of which makes for a truly riveting read…I can promise that it is a book that will not disappoint…I for one was hooked into it and savoured the delicious twists and ending with relish and satisfaction.’ 5/5 Book Addicted Housewife
‘A wonderful story incredibly well told, full of secrets, love and illusion, lies and revenge, which will keep you gripped well into the early hours…’ Being Anne Reading
‘Dealing with passion, adultery, deception and tragedy, and how the past has a way of creeping up on you…a really intriguing page-turner with a surprising twist.’ Evening Echo
‘This page-turner is gripping, all the more because it presents the dilemmas of betrayal with brutal honesty.’ Irish Independent
‘This well-crafted and compelling story traces the deceits which begin unnoticed but end in the destruction of friendships and lives.’ The Irish Times
‘A gripping tale of adultery and illusion.’ Evening Herald
‘Gripping, heart-wrenching saga.’ Books Ireland