Genuine Fraud (Hardcover)
Lockhart proves once again that secrets and deceit are her specialty in this tricky mystery. The book begins with chapter 19 (the last chapter) and moves backwards until the beginning of the story (chapter 1). Once I got past the strange narrative style, I was completely hooked. Jule West-Williams is on the run from police, hiding in hotels while she grieves the suicide of her best friend, Imogen. As the novel progresses and we go back in time, we see more into their relationship, and we begin to question the story. Jule is obviously hiding something, but who is she really? A grieving friend...or a liar?— Madeline
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LENA DUNHAM AND JENNI KONNER OF GIRLS TO PRODUCE MOVIE From the author of We Were Liars, which John Green called "utterly unforgettable," comes a unique novel that showcases E. Lockhart's unmatched ability to play with style and deliver a perfectly plotted, well-written novel with a surprise twist. Be among the first to meet Imogen and Jule
"Compulsively readable." --Entertainment Weekly Imogen is a runaway heiress, an orphan, a cook, and a cheat.
Jule is a fighter, a social chameleon, and an athlete.
An intense friendship. A disappearance. A murder, or maybe two.
A bad romance, or maybe three.
Blunt objects, disguises, blood, and chocolate. The American dream, superheroes, spies, and villains.
A girl who refuses to give people what they want from her.
A girl who refuses to be the person she once was. "You will devour it." --Gayle Forman, bestselling author of If I Stay "Fans of E. Lockhart's We Were Liars will love this . . . and definitely won't see the ending coming." --HelloGiggles.com "Tangled secrets, diabolical lies and, ultimately, a mind-blowing outcome are crafted with the plotted precision we expect (and love ) from E. Lockhart." --Justine Magazine "Moves at a breakneck speed." --Marie Claire "As with E. Lockhart's previous novel, the best-selling "We Were Liars," readers] will likely finish the last page and flip right back to the beginning to search for clues they missed." --Chicago Tribune
About the Author
E. Lockhart wrote the New York Times bestseller We Were Liars, which is also available in a deluxe edition. Her other books include Fly on the Wall, Dramarama, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks, and the Ruby Oliver Quartet, which includes The Boyfriend List, The Boy Book, The Treasure Map of Boys, and Real Live Boyfriends. Visit her online at emilylockhart.com, and follow @elockhart on Twitter.