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Liar Liar (Joe Ledger #4.1 "Mad Science")

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Liar (n):
1. A person who tells lies.
2. A writer.

“Lying is essential to good storytelling. Daily, we writers sit at our computers—or legal tablets or Underwoods—and write down a bunch of untruths, piling one on top of the other, page after paltering page. We compound them, massage them, edit them, spin them, cut-and-paste them, until we’re satisfied that, despite how outlan
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Paperback, 268 pages
Published August 1st 2011 by Createspace
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Lonnie
A diverse collection of short stories from a variety of genres focusing on the art of the lie. Glad that I decided to pick it up.
Gregory Frost
Dec 24, 2011 Gregory Frost rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
Anthology by members of the Philadelphia Liars Club. Each story contains a lie of some sort--one that changes characters' lives, or one that they tell themselves. As a result of the contributors--which include Jonathan Maberry, William Lashner, Solomon Jones, and Kelly Simmons--the anthology runs to nearly every flavor of fiction.

Jennifer Irvine
Hard to get into. Parts were good, others dense, like sifting through fog. Karr can be humourous and her story is more believable than Jeannette Walls. Sometimes I thought she went on too long about situations and people (e.g. her Dad) and I kept thinking "come on; get on with it". Still, I got a good sense of her toughness and that of her sister. Read that the stories she wrote about were fiction - so why call it a memoir? And some of these fiction stories were boring. Starting reading her next ...more
Andrew Seddon
Anyone know how to get past the discription and download the book. please :)
Twainy
Just listened to the first story ... Joe Ledger ... Great to see Violyn
Michael
Hit or miss with these stories. Very diverse styles.
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The Liars Club is a group of award-winning writers who work in a variety of genres, from literary to mystery to history to horror and beyond. They write stories for adults, young adults, children, and occasionally, werewolves. They advocate for bookstores and libraries, as well as for reading and writing, and give lively talks about books, publishing, writing, and topics related to fiction. Their ...more
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