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The Lies Have It (Sasha Jackson #3)

4.1  ·  Rating details ·  39 Ratings  ·  15 Reviews
It’s election time in Toronto and this year’s mayoral race is hotly contested, but private investigator Sasha Jackson is more focused on bondage than ballots.

After a wild night at a fetish party, a man Sasha briefly met is found murdered near the waterfront, the whip marks on his back punctuated by two bullet holes.

It initially seems like naughty sex gone too far, but Sa
Paperback, 171 pages
Published November 3rd 2011 by Iguana Books (first published October 31st 2011)
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Jul 30, 2013 rated it really liked it
First things first: I need to mention I received this book from Goodreads giveaways.

Sasha Jackson is a PI in Toronto. Business has been slow lately, but the bills keep coming. To meet the ends she takes some odd jobs from time to time, like bartending at a BDSM party in a local bar. Shortly after this particular party one of its participants was found dead with marks of whip (normal for this kind of events, I suppose) and two bullet holes (not that normal). Sasha suspects that the crime has noth
Nov 18, 2012 rated it it was amazing
The Lies Have It is a fast-paced tale about Sasha Jackson, a private investigator and gutsy heroine with street instincts. Written with a fine blend of wit and humor, the mystery takes us on a journey through several storylines and contains some of the zaniest, laugh-out-loud descriptions of people and things I’ve ever read.

A realistic supporting cast adds layers of interest to the story while unforeseen events complicate the plot and Sasha’s investigative work. In the spirit of a true sleuth, t
Scott Whitmore
May 29, 2012 rated it it was amazing
"The Lies Have It," the third book of the Sasha Jackson Mysteries series by Jill Edmondson (@JillEdmondson), is more of what I enjoyed so much about the first two entries: Multiple storylines that overlap in some interesting places, fast-paced, fun and told from the perspective of Toronto's sexiest private investigator, the wonderful Sasha Jackson.

Although somewhat new to the PI field, as "Lies" opens Sasha has many cases under her belt, including two big ones as told in "Blood and Groom" and "D
Bruce Clothier
Jun 22, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Sasha Jackson is an awesome girl. She plays drums to blow off steam, lives at home with her dad and doesn't own a car. That's as good an intro as I can think of for a main character - she's a regular person! No martinis or fancy cars for this private eye and further, she rides the bus or hails a taxi to reach her destinations in Toronto.
The characters are well rounded and believable (if you've read any of my reviews, this is important to me). The storyline is tight and well written and if you'r
Mar 01, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Entertaining cozy mystery featuring Toronto private investigator Sasha Jackson.
Apr 08, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I believe The Lies Have It is the third in Jill Edmondson's Sasha Jackson Mystery series. I've read and reviewed the first two, Dead Light District and Blood and Groom. I like Sasha. She's tenacious. She gets a case or two or three and she keeps working until she solves them. She doesn't zip around town in a red sports car having meetings with the rich and famous. She hoofs it or takes public transportation. She doesn't slip into an evening dress and glide into a celebrity ball unnoticed. She do ...more
Nancy Silk
Dec 15, 2014 rated it really liked it
"More Intriguing Mysteries Which Sasha Jackson Takes On"

In this continuing mystery series, Sasha Jackson's friend, Jessica, asks her to help attend bar at the Stealth Lounge, a private party room at the Pilot Tavern. Some of the staff refuse to work as Bound For Glory, a sadomasochist fetish club has booked the Lounge for the evening. Ian Dooley, head of the social club arrives to get things set up. It's going to be a very busy night. Sasha is not too enthusiastic about serving at this function,
Dec 22, 2012 rated it it was amazing
At the end of her last case, Sasha Jackson found herself running topless down a busy street, her hair smoldering as she chased a murderer. Could she find a more embarrassing situation in "The Lies Have It"?

You betcha.

The beautiful thing about this third installment is seeing both Sasha and author Jill Edmondson hit their respective strides. Sasha starts out backing-up her friend, Jessica, bartending at a private BDSM party, with leather, whips and chains, and ass-less chaps galore. The party's h
This herky-jerky ridealong with hardworking Toronto P.I. Sasha Jackson is most notable for two things: 1) Sasha is not even remotely likeable and 2) she knows Toronto like the back of her hand.

Good thing for me I love unlikeable protagonists and placeporn.

Temping as a bartender at a fetish event, Sasha gets the opportunity to show her full disapproval of the BDSM scene. The next morning, when the event's organizer is found murdered, Sasha gets to swing into P.I. mode as well. Toss in a surly m
Feb 14, 2014 rated it really liked it
I received a free download of "The Lies Have It" by Jill Edmondson to read on my Kindle, in exchange for an honest review. This was a super crime mystery novel set in Toronto.

Sasha Jackson is a PI in Toronto. Business has been slow lately, but the bills keep coming. To supplement her income she takes some odd jobs from time to time, like bartending at a BDSM party in a local bar. Shortly after this particular party the host of this group, Ian Dooley was found dead at the waterfront, indicating f
Melanie Adkins
Feb 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing

Sasha Jackson is busier than ever! She starts out working a simple runaway case and ends up knee deep in murder. Sasha never thought she'd be learning so much about fetishes, but with Ian's murder, she had to. She'd only met him once at a party but his death was causing problems all over town. It was up to Sasha to get to the bottom of it all. As usual, Sasha dives in with both feet, then sorts the information later. Her new boyfriend is out of town on business and Sasha is missing him more tha
Drew Brown
Apr 30, 2012 rated it did not like it
The book lacked much enthusiasm about actually getting the plot off the ground! It was a very so go for the majority of the book. It also had little to no actually creativity that lead to a lifeless and dull plot line. Add that all together with poor wording and few spots that actually had incorrect english; does no proof read any more, and you got one boring and lousy book.
Kaley Davies
Jan 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book and was dissappointed for it to end ! I loved the Toronto setting and felt like I was there.I loved the character Sasha she is well rounded and down to earth yet spunky and brutaly honest . She has a great , dry sense of humour. The story keeps you guessing and kept me turning the pages, I would love to read some more Sasha Jackson series books. Thank you!
Jan 02, 2013 rated it it was ok
Thought I would love this book, but I didn't really care about the characters. I did finish the book but scanned a lot of the way through instead of reading. I found it didn't hold my interest.
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Jill Edmondson is the author of the "Sasha Jackson Mysteries".

P.I. Sasha Jackson: She's a beautiful mess, but you should see the other guy...

"A chick who knows the ropes won't get tied up."

"Blood and Groom" was released in Nov. 2009 and has received many excellent reviews.

"Dead Light District" was released in March 2011 and has had several awesome reviews.

"The Lies Have It" was released in Nove
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Other Books in the Series

Sasha Jackson (4 books)
  • Blood and Groom (A Sasha Jackson Mystery #1)
  • Dead Light District (A Sasha Jackson Mystery)
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