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Unspeakable Truths

(Unspeakable Truths #1)

3.97  ·  Rating details ·  1,460 ratings  ·  175 reviews
Everything I ever learned about fairy-tales was a fucking lie…

Four years ago, my life was everything I wanted it to be: I had everything I wanted, everything I needed, in my best friend and newly wedded husband—Tyler.

Yet, hours after we said "I do," I lost him.


The dreams we'd shared, the future we'd planned—all of our hopes and desires, were ripped away in me
Paperback, 225 pages
Published September 16th 2014 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform (first published September 15th 2014)
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Sep 06, 2014 rated it really liked it
*NOTE* Review may contain MINOR spoilers. I am trying to be as vague as possible, but it's hard to explain my thoughts without discussing the book. -- If you don't want any information, then I'd say I thoroughly enjoyed the book and you should read it. Now stop reading my review.

If you're okay with mild spoilers......

On to my review:

So, the beginning of the book is hard to read. Not in the sense that it's boring, but if you read the review, you KNOW that Everly's life is about about to come cras
Rude Girl Book Blog

**NOTE I typically avoid any and all spoilers however you will find a few in this review. Unspeakable Truths is a multi faceted story that is nearly impossible to fully review without giving away some spoilers. SO if you want to read the book blindly I suggest stopping now.**

Unspeakable Truths is one of those books that you will find yourself wondering “did I just read that right” over and over again. So lets just dig right in to the nitty gritty. The Prologue… is amazing and
Annie Brewer
Wow. Ahhhhhh-fucking-Mazing!!!!!! Such a wonderful story with a hopeful ending!!! And Jesus. Christ. Luca, I heart you!!!!

*review to come*
Nov 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I'm a sap!
Loved it.
Nothing OMG crazy. Just a nice warm and fuzzy type of read <3
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Words cannot describe my love for Unspeakable Truths!!

I stumbled upon it and let me tell you, I regret nothing. I loved every single second, every page, every word, every tear, every moan and groan, every kiss and fits of anger...I loved it all!!

Everly...I wanted to squeeze her, hug her, smack, shake her and hug her again. You feel every raw emotion she experiences. You literally strap on your seatbelt and take a ride on the rollercoaster with her.

The girl who had it all and had it taken awa
Alice Tribue
Aug 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Aug 19, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2014-reads
I heart you hard Luca!!!!!!!
Overall rating: 3 stars

Genre: Contemporary Romance
Plot: 6/10
Ending: 7/10
Writing: 7/10
Hero: 7/10
Heroine: 5/10
Humour: 4/10
Steaminess: 6/10
Feels: 5/10
HEA: (view spoiler)
Nic Spears
Aug 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
** review for BareNakedWords **

There is no denying the love I have for Alice Tribue's books. I have from the start and this one is no different. I absolutely fell in love with 'Unspeakable Truths' before I even got started. The synopsis does a brilliant job at dragging you in and itching for you to read.

This is a story filled with such raw emotion, that will have you reaching for the tissues. You feel every bit of grief, love, torment and anger the characters feel and you just want them to final
Sep 22, 2014 rated it it was ok
Recommended to seton by: Justirishgirl
Shelves: d-n-f, h-needs-to-die
Genre: CR

Told in 1st person POV of the h with a page every once in a while from H POV.

h was damn annoying and weak. Biggest pity party since Great Expectations.

Also, while the writing wasn't as eye-raping as a Jordan Silver, it needed copy editing.

DNF @ 75%

Sensuality: X
Ho-meter: H = unknown, h = one hubby only
Aug 28, 2015 rated it it was ok
DNF at 29%.

I just couldn't stand the heroine anymore.

I have a shelf here, on goodreads that says asshole hero. It's for those books where the main male character is acting like a disgusting, selfish, obnoxious and conceited prick at the beginning of the story. This book though? She's the one being all that. I get it. Life kicked her in the the teeth, but bitch, please!

Simply put, I ditched the book all because of Everly.
Sep 05, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: sept-2014
I'm thinking this is a 3.5 for me... ...more
Sep 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
5 and yes I am SCREAMING out loud....5 Heartbreakingly Beautiful Stars!!!!!!!!

OK, I just finished this amazing book and what I really wish I could do right now is SCREAM out how absolutely beautiful this book was. 5 Stars does not do this justice. The prologue of this book to start with is one of the most beautiful, sensual starts to a story that I can recall reading..... I mean fall down swoon worthy start to this story and then yes, you guessed it BOOM.... A huge dark cloud comes over this cou
Advance readers copy (ARC) provided for my blog for an honest review

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Title: Unspeakable Truths
Author: Alice Tribue
Series: No
Release Date: September 16th, 2014
Rating: 3.50 stars
Genre: Contemporary
Format: eBook

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Your wedding day is supposed to be the most happiest, the most memorable day of your life, it's the day you look back on the most. But for Everly, it's the most heartbreaking and the most tragic & devastating day because the man she loved, her best friend died a fe
Emily (Mrs B's Books)
Sep 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing
**My thanks to the author for providing me with a free copy for an honest review**

WOW, just WOW. This book really grips you from the first page and takes you on a really emotional journey with Everly and what she has, and is still going through four years after her husbands (Tylers) death.

The prologue starts at their wedding and finishes the next day before he dies. You see how they are both totally in love with the other, with how Everly wants her forever with the man who seems so sweet and per
beth myrick
This is just another woe is me pathetic heroine

When will writers stop using death of a loved one as an excuse for a character to go off the rails into crazy land. This chick is just so broken up that she's a shut-in bitch. I couldn't stand her. I thought she was the weakest, stupidest, pathetic excuse for a grown-ass woman I've read in a very long time. I'm a 48-year-old widow after 22 years of marriage that was left with an 8 year old. Guess what, I'm still alive and sane. I just couldn't under
Heather andrews
Sep 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Tissues are needed ladies, boy aren't they needed. So Luca he's an alpha man right? Right, and well the boy is trying to help Everly move on both for her and for him because he's sweet on her, sometimes he has to use bluntess to make her see things, "who. The. Eff. Cares. He's gone Everly, gone, never coming the eff back. Do you really think that moving on with your life makes you a bad person?" Then there's this sweet side of him that comes out when Everly is around, "babe, in case you missed i ...more
Oct 25, 2015 rated it liked it
There's no doubt that the circumstances that lead to where Everly is four years after her wedding were tragic and heartbreaking. And given the information she has about those events, it's only natural for her to feel toward Luca the way she does as the story begins.

I loved Luca's character. He is selfless, caring, loyal...and also tremendously alpha with a small side of kink (let the swooning commence...). My heart went out to him with how Everly treated him once he came back to town. Everly on
Sep 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Oh my oh my. Believe when you will read this book you will need tissues! It was very emotional book.
After prologue I was like ok, everything is good. So it will tell us how they met. Apparently I was wrong. Boy, I was so wrong!
In this book we have one woman and two men (it’s not a love triangle). Both are friends and both wanted the same woman.


In the beginning we will meet the sweetest guy Tyler and bad boy Luca until we will hear what a selfish and liar Tyler i
Babbling Chatter  Reads
Sep 19, 2014 rated it really liked it
So many thoughts come to mind after reading this book. Just when you thought a happily ever after was about to start one tragic event takes it all away. To make the situation even worse…what if the love of your life; your Husband, had secrets of his own that you least expect it? What if everything you have been grieving for is so much more than you expected? This was Everly’s story.

This story took me on a whirlwind of many WTF moments. Just when I thought I have heard everything and figured out
Nina K
Mar 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I'm usually not a fan of reading books where husbands die. Being a young widow myself I know what is like. This book though I didn't feel gutted by Tylers loss might be because of all lies or unspoken truths... the pain and loneliness you feel when losing your significant other is described and felt with Everly. This author hands down did a fabulous job with this book. Luca is heaven sent and fit with Everly perfectly. The chemistry and background with them just made the story even better. What ...more
Mo (The Scarlet Siren)
*sigh* Happy & squishy. Full review to come with blog tour.
Sep 25, 2014 rated it liked it
3.5 stars. This was a very predictable story for me however I did like it...I really think it's all because Luca was just amazing! ...more
I received this book for free via the author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Everly Philips and Tyler West just got married. They had a lovely wedding, their dream life is expecting, Tyler will go to a prestigious Law School in order to pursuit his way as a successful lawyer and take the reins of his father's firm. Everly is going to study Law too, but she doesn't feel a real passion about that. They met in their freshman
Jay In My Room Reading
Sep 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I love it when I have an excellent reading streak! And by excellent I mean 5-star books that touch my heart and make me dream of happy ever afters.

UNSPEAKABLE TRUTHS is a very heartwarming story. I thought it would be gut-wrenchingly painful seeing as the heroine, Everly, is barely recovering from the death of her husband. It's been four years but she hasn't moved on at all from the painful event that destroyed her dreams and practically killed her drive and enthusiasm to live.

There is one man
UNSPEAKABLE TRUTHS delivers a little of everything—pain, romance, passion, despair—the whole gamut of emotions and the believability behind it to pack a solid punch.

Everly loses her husband way before his time and blames her husband’s best friend for his death. Luca takes the blame to protect his best friend and leaves town and everyone he loves. But four years later, he’s back and he’s not willing to let Everly continue to waste away in a sea of sadness and suffering. He knows he’s the last per
Twinsie Talk Angie J
Sep 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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I received this book from the author for an honest review.

I ama huge Alice Tribue fan. I have loved every book she has written but I have to admit....this book blew me away. She really has stepped up her writing game with certain character known as Luca. I have to tell you that her character Victor WAS the perfect male.....nope, wrong, try again. Luca kicked Victor right outta my brain. I mean I was lik
Aug 25, 2014 rated it really liked it
4.5 Stars!

Unspeakable Truths is an emotional story of second chances as well as a thoroughly moving exploration of the many facets of happily ever after. This story raises many questions about the true meaning of happily ever after. Just what does happily ever after mean, anyway? Does it have to be just one thing? Is there more than one type of happily ever after? If so, can someone experience happily ever after more than once, or in more than one way? How do we really know that we've found our
Sep 25, 2014 rated it really liked it

4 stars

Unspeakable Truths is a heartbreaking story about the ultimate lost and then finding out that what you thought was the truth, was nothing but a lie. It also is about incredible courage to keep going.

Everly was living the perfect dream. She was in love with Tyler. They had just gotten married. Everything was perfect... for a couple of hours. Then the unimaginable happens. Tyler is killed. What a heartbreaking loss. Only to be married for a few hours to the man she loved.

Everly has blamed
Sep 22, 2014 rated it really liked it
*I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.*

I read Alice Tribue's first series and really liked it. Yes, it's a romance, but I enjoyed the story and the characters. When I read the synopsis for this story, I thought that it sounded good. I knew by reading the synopsis that this wasn't going to be a typical romance story. When I say typical I mean the kind of story where the boy and girl meet and are in love within the first 10 minutes of meeting. There is an attraction and
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Alice Tribue is a bestselling author of contemporary romance novels. She is currently living in New Jersey with her two children and spends as much of her free time as she can by the beach. She enjoys reading, writing, and an unhealthy addiction to coffee.

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“He uses one hand to grab hold of my hair, pulling so that I’m up on all fours. His other hand snakes around my waist, and he reaches down applying pressure to my clit. “Is this mine, Everly?” “Yes.” “Say it.” “It’s yours Luca.” 2 likes
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