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Don't Lie to Me

(Don't Lie to Me #1)

3.80  ·  Rating details ·  1,869 ratings  ·  156 reviews
A standalone erotica/adult romance fiction.

What do you do when the man you love leaves, and the only man you’ve wanted since is the one you can’t have?

When Emma’s first love walked away after learning she was pregnant, she was forced to pick up the pieces, re-evaluate her priorities, and change the course of her dreams all for the sake of her son, who became the only one
ebook, 283 pages
Published July 14th 2013
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Jess-i-ca ~Sometimes a Gif Witch~
1.5 stars DNF AT 51%

Ok now if you are looking for a generic book about plain jane girl hooking up with rich guy who is dominating blah blah blah than this is your book.

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"Don't wear panties" "You're Mine" "I've loved you forever" "Tap your shit down"

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So Emma was pregnant and left b/c Marcus's dad shows up and says he wanted her to get abortion and Marcus shows back up and of course you know he wants her and didn't know about his dad, etc. etc. etc.

And why does the pretty poor girl always wind u
Aug 11, 2015 rated it it was ok
I had high hopes for this one going in. Although it's the well used young billionaire boss sweeps naive ordinary gal off her feet plot, when I read he was an intensely private man who kept his emotions well shuttered, I settled in for a good read. Regular readers of my drivel will know I love a gruff, charismatic alpha. Unfortunately, although I was told that's the sort of guy Jack is, the Jack I saw in this frequently angry and wasn't afraid of talking about or showing his feelings to anyone. S ...more
*J* Too Many Books Too Little Time
3.5 Stars!

Meh...this one was pretty good. It didn't WOW me or anything. The storyline was decent. The characters weren't too annoying. The sex was pretty hot.

I had to deduct slightly for the overuse of the phrase "tap that shit down".

Emma's boyfriend Marcus left her when she was pregnant. While still pregnant she goes to work for Jack. Fast-forward 5 years and Emma has been in love with Jack for the last two years. One night Jack admits he feels the same way about Emma and their relationship ch
Kelli C ~ Jack Sawyer's Heart
Jul 27, 2013 rated it really liked it
3.5 to 4. If you like a Gideon Cross/Eva Tramell type characters then you will enjoy this. I'm not saying the stories are the same, this is a stand alone book with no cliffy, but the strong, hot successful Jake McMillan has a lot of good Gideon qualities especially his controlling need to protect what is his behavior. What is his?...Emma. She is his housekeeper/personal asst who has been with him for 5 years while raising her son Logan on her own. She has always been in lust with Jake and it soo ...more
Sep 17, 2013 rated it really liked it
Stacey surprised me with this story. There were moments of intensity with Jack and his need to control and moments with Emma's stubbornness that had you cheering for her.

Emma was able to break down Jack's walls for a little while and get past his three date standard. They were around each other all the time and naturally feelings can develop, but she always thought of her son, Logan. Enter Logan's father Marcus and things become very complicated for all parties who were looking for what was bes
Laurynne Gouws
Aug 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 4-5-stars
I find myself with very little time on my hands lately. Where in the past, reading was equivalent to breathing, it's now become a luxury. Why I'm saying this is because lately, if I start up a new book and I'm absolutely not even a little bit interested after the first chapter, I simply move onto the next. I can not waste the little time I have on a book not special enough for me to focus wholeheartedly on.

When I picked up Don't Lie To Me, it was a game of Russian Roulette. It was still fairly n
Sarah Camargo
Jul 29, 2013 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars. So the premise of this book has been told many times and I'm ok with it because I love the over the top alpha male and the girl that's been hurt before plot but......the climax was just...(insert confused face here and queue the cricket noises)!

So the hero falls for the girl after 5 yrs of her working for him or he just gave in to his lust after 5 yrs but everything is going good (sex scenes are hot) and then one day he just up and fires her after screwing her
Heather in FL
This was a decent enough story... Emma has been working for the powerful Jack for five years, and she's lusted after him for the past two. But she keeps it in check because he never gets close to anyone -- he has an informal three-date rule: three dates and he's done. She'd rather keep her job than get involved and lose him after three dates. But she doesn't know that he's lusted after her since he hired her, and he can't deal when she goes on a date and takes their relationship to a different p ...more
Flavs is Mrs David Gandy♥~♥’
Oh my word, this was such a good book.

Jack was another hot alpha man-whore and Emma was his housekeeper! She started working for him when her ex left her when she found out she was pregnant (or that's what she thought)
So Jack has been lusting after her for 5years, until Emma starts dating (surprise surprise) he did not appreciate that.
So needless to say, he made his move and just so happens that Emma has been attracted to Jack for two years.
So explosive get together and awesome storyline. Jack
Three Chicks
Jul 23, 2013 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars

Oh how I loved Jack McMillian, even when he was being a complete jerk. He is rich and sexy and has a sweet vulnerable side that you don't see often. Jack is a broken man, who is still hurting from his past. He now runs his father's company and is a well respected business man. But he is also void of any emotion. He dates, but after the third date those woman are usually history. He doesn't love any one, doesn't think he is capable of loving anyone. Until 5 years ago when Emma walked int
Kim Person
Jun 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
This is one of the books I've been looking forward to so when I picked it up and started reading it I was already .....

Emma had her heart & dreams shattered while in college. She found out she was pregnant and the man she thought would be the love of her life, Marcus, left her. Emma dropped out of her first year at DePaul and started working for wealthy, sexy and controlling Jack McMillian the type of guy that I would totally

Jack has his own past full of tragedy and walls put in place to pro
~`*Ella Lee*`~
Jul 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This book was super HOT! It was also very fun to read. Just the right length...loved it! 4.5 stars. Why not a whole 5? Well, let's just say I wanted a little more UMPH in the drama department.
So, in this book, we have a "I'm hot, sexy, rich and only sex up women 3 times before I cast them away" hero and a "I'm so sweet, innocent, I love nature, animals and small children as well as the old" heroine.
She works for him (classic) as a house keeper...he's loved her for years (classic) and is finall
Jun 24, 2013 rated it really liked it
3.75 "tap that shit down" stars..

I am a bit partial to stories starring a hot, sultry, billionaire. Jack McMillan finally admits to losing control around his PA of a number of years.

Emma found herself pregnant and on her own, forcing her to seek a job, straight into Jack's life. She organised everything, from his business correspondence to housekeeping and cooking his dinner every night.

The attraction was mutual, the steam was full on scorchio, and the story developed. There was angst, drama, f
Vikki ~ *squee* lite ~
Jul 16, 2013 rated it really liked it

I liked this one quite a bit. I think it will keep trying Stacey Lynn. This book shed all the issues I had with her previous novel (mostly some terribly unrealistic coincidences, and too perfect hero). Jack was far from perfect, but I did really like him. I loved how he was with Logan - totally melted my heart. I liked the twist on the Marcus storyline, but appreciated that we didn't end up with a love triangle.

I was more than a little frustrated with the fact that no one trusted Emma enough
Akanksha❤ Søren♰
Jul 18, 2013 rated it it was ok
Shelves: baby-kid
The title doesn't make sense for the story
Too much inner dialogue; like I skipped shit till I found the " "
The main climax thing was so fucking stupid

I liked the author's writing in the sense of writing and there were more dialogues after 20% so it was fine
Mara De Guzman
2.5 Just Okay Stars
But I'm rounding it off to a 3 than 2 stars

I got this book when it came out as FREE on Kindle a couple of weeks ago (or months but irrelevant) and the synopsis was okay, so 1-click I did.
I liked the premise of the book, the characters aren't too bad, the writing was fine, what didn't sit well with me was the conflict. I don't know if it just felt too rushed for me because it came out more than halfway through the story or it was not necessary at all. It could've been better
Jul 30, 2013 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars

I really did enjoy this story. I think Emma was a good believable character. She had been through a lot and she did what she needed to for her son Logan.

Jack--I liked him in the story. He obviously had been through a lot and I did like the possessive nature he had towards Emma. He was a doll with Logan. What really irked me though (view spoiler)
Jul 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Loved it!!!! In the past week I have read and/or started several books that were either poorly written or unoriginal etc... This was a breath of fresh air for me. Loved the love story (they have known each other 5 years, not 5 minutes), love the steamy scenes--but even the first kiss gave me butterflies. Love Jack--the protective alpha, loved the supporting characters--Emma's other friends. Definitely going to check out Stacey Lynn's other book now!

Jul 18, 2014 rated it it was ok
Didn't work for me. I had a problem with a few things. The plot with the ex & his father, totally obvious. Working for the H for five years and suddenly he HAS to have her, um ok. He asks her to never lie to him and then what does he do, oh yeah lies & acts like an ass rather than just tell her what's going on. Add all of that on top of her getting drunk WAY too often. (After a while it seemed like she was slurring her words every chapter.)
Susan W
Nov 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: free
Nice romance story with mature communication between MCs. Well written.
A Stand alone novel. That is something that I haven't read a lot of lately but this was really a good read for me. Over all I enjoyed the story and the characters.
Vee Paige
Dec 16, 2013 rated it liked it
*3.5* Hot sex scenes. I was disappointed in what Jack had to do to protect Emma. I kind of didn't buy his reasons and felt with as Alpha and rich as he was he could have picked a different solution.
The Nutbarn
Feb 24, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: romance
The story starts off introducing us to the two main characters. Emma works for Jack, taking care of his home and life. It's a typical employer/employee relationship but she wants more. Unbeknownst to her, so does he. All the fun of hooking them up ensues.

They fall into a groove and trouble strikes. Her young son has never known his biological father, as he abandoned them before his birth. He has now come back into the picture and brings more trouble than they could have anticipated. Logan loves
E.P. Wyk
Sep 25, 2018 rated it liked it
For me it was meh....

Some part were great and some not so much. I liked reading it but I won’t bother reading it again. I’ve already forgotten the story but it doesn’t mean the book sucked, it just didn’t make a good impression on me.
Danena Freeman
Dec 15, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: rom
It was a great read. It had interesting characters and a interesting story line. It was well worth the read. Rated very good
Jun 18, 2013 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars

Oh how I loved Jack McMillian, even when he was being a complete jerk. He is rich and sexy and has a sweet vulnerable side that you don't see often. Jack is a broken man, who is still hurting from his past. He now runs his father's company and is a well respected business man. But he is also void of any emotion. He dates, but after the third date those woman are usually history. He doesn't love any one, doesn't think he is capable of loving anyone. Until 5 years ago when Emma walked int
Jul 05, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 4-5-stars
4.5 stars
He possessed power and control at every single moment I saw him. As his personal assistant, housekeeper and personal cook, I saw a lot of him.

Emma is a hardworking single mom. She gave up her law school dreams for her son and took a job with CEO Jack McMillan and moved on with her life. She and Jack have always been professional although she has secretly been lusting after him. But who wouldn't? He is a wonderful boss, sweet to her five year old son, hot, sexy, and dripping with charism
Liezel Felix
For years the enigmatic Jack Mcmillan had his eye on this personal assistant/cook/housekeeper Emma, not knowing that Emma too was lusting for him just the same. Despite the chemistry swirling around them they somehow maintain a courteous and professional relationship. It takes a blind date for Jack to realize that Emma is so much more than just an employee to him. But Jack is a womanizer who has never been in a serious relationship. Emma never wanted to be anyones one night stand. With a child t ...more
Jul 15, 2014 rated it it was ok
This book was ok. The characters are likable and all.

I think the timeline is kind of short, I mean that everything seems to happen at the same time : Jack and Emma could have started seeing each other a bit earlier.
KIND OF A SPOILER IN THIS SENTENCE :It seems to be a reaction to the kiss on the cheek she gave to a date but really, it wasn't her first blind date, why would not act before ?

Because it seems to be more than a coincidence that "the new lawyer" appears at
Jennifer Wolfel
Jul 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Stacey Lynn did a fantastic job with this book. I had read books with a similar story line where the employee gets involved with the boss man. But this story had unique aspects that I haven't read before which is what set this book apart.

I really enjoyed the characters in this one. For everything Emma has been through in her young life, she is strong for the most part. She has trust issues but who could possibly blame her for that after what Marcus had done to her. But she really does show stren
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