Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Black Lies” as Want to Read:
Black Lies
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Black Lies

by
4.32  ·  Rating details ·  23,449 Ratings  ·  3,861 Reviews
Brant:
Became a tech billionaire by his twentieth birthday. Has been in a relationship with me for 3 years.
Has proposed 4 times. Been rejected 4 times.

Lee:
Cuts grass when he’s not banging housewives. Good with his hands, his mouth, and his cock. Has been pursued relentlessly by me for almost 2 years, whether he knows it or not.

Go ahead. Judge me. You have no idea what my
...more
Kindle Edition, 1st Edition, 290 pages
Published August 25th 2014 (first published August 14th 2014)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Black Lies, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Christy
More than 5 stars!

 photo 2041ffa6-5bb0-49d9-8772-6065fb7f7b0e_zpsc1653185.jpg

I read a lot, and a lot of books I read stick with me, make me think, and stay on my mind. I’m not sure I’ve ever read a book thats hit me so hard and stuck with me as long as this. Days later and I can’t stop thinking about it!

Black Lies is one of the most powerful, raw and all consuming love stories I have ever read. Was it selfish? Selfless? Maybe both. This love story was different than anything I’ve ever read before. It’s a story I’m sure I’ll never forget.

 photo b756dcf8-f5f5-490b-b5e8-4ae43eb56a39_zpsf0f97bb8.jpg

Meet Lana. S
...more
SueBee★bring me an alpha!★

See link below to new extended epilogue; 2 years later!

 photo TorreBlackliesTitlebySueBee_zps8e7bc225.jpg
 photo BLstoryd3xBbysb_zps75516756.gif
★★★★★! Black lies (stand-alone). Heiress’ world collide with enigmatic inventor Brant Sharp! Well on track to marriage, their life is turned upside down by secrets & lies!

“This love is worth the unsaid truths.
The hidden lies.”

♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫
“Goodbye My Lover” by James Blunt captures the beauty, pain, profound sadness and… soul-searching love I feel about this story: [Click to listen!]
...more
Aestas Book Blog
Aug 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing
::: FULL REVIEW NOW POSTED ::: 5+ STARS!!! :::




WOW WOW WOW!!!

Black Lies was absolutely brilliant!!!  A captivating, intriguing, and mysterious love story with a twist. It was addictive, enthralling, and incredibly well-written. This is one of those books that makes me want to go up to everyone and be like YOU HAVE TO READ THIS NOW!!!

This is one of the most complete love stories I've ever read. It's a standalone with a fully resolved, and heart-warming ending but with the way the story unfolds
...more
Bibi
Re-read 07/02/2017

Even better the 4th time around except this time I read a signed copy- all courtesy of Robin Hill (my "boo")
who actually bought it from Amazon, took it to the authors' Conference (Dallas?) for signing, sent it to my kids in Maryland, then tracked it until it was delivered into my loving arms. Friends, you know.

Review
I finished reading Black Lies some 30 minutes ago and immediately doubled back... it truly is beyond amazing and I will not be in a position to write a coherent r
...more
Shurrn
Are you ready to hear what I’m about to tell you? Brace yourself…
THIS IS THE BEST THING I'VE READ ALL YEAR.
There’s not even a close second right now.




Let me start by saying that you’ll find zero spoilers in this review.

I'm rating this 6 of 5 Stars, and I'm starting to believe Alessandra Torre might be an alien, because surely no human can be this fucking talented.

Alessandra Torre is unique in many ways – she blends sex, suspense, and romance in a way that keeps you on the edge of your seat. She i
...more
♥ Jx PinkLady Reviews ♥
**SPOILER FREE review**
* Amazon US * Amazon UK *

6 Million Sexy Mind Fucking Stars



This story is a suspenseful slice of wonderful.

Alessandra Torre is the Queen of erotic story telling with an addictive, intriguing quality.



The balance of words is exquisite.

The first time, I devoured this story in 24 hours, the next; I slowly read and absorbed every nuance and inflection. It gave me a special, second, emotionally intense experience. Obsessed with this emotive story. I'll read this story again and
...more
Shelby *trains flying monkeys*
I'm going to give myself a reward for finishing this one.


Smexy books are supposed to be fun! Smexy books are not supposed to be boring. Smexy books should have characters that you can at least tolerate. The sex should at least be hot.


Didn't happen in this one. I almost didn't give it a one star because I did like the authors writing. But then the more I read the more I hated this book. I can not do that. I have other books by this author and my friends love her. They were divided on this book
...more
Candace
'Black Lies' was fantastic! I absolutely loved this book! It has everything a girl could want. Billionaire hunk. Check! Steamy sex. Check! Sexy lawn boy. Check! Creative and original storyline. Check, check! Wow!

Believe me, you don't want to pass this one up. I don't want to spoil anything, so I'll just say that things are not as they seem on the surface. There is powerful chemistry, a taboo love affair and one HUGE secret that will change everything. This book blew my mind! It is rare to read s
...more
Michelle
Aug 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
5 Iwannafuckyourighthere Stars

Screenshot_1

I’m not going to tell you what this book is about. What I am going to tell you is simple. Go in blind, go in with an open mind. Hidden secrets lurk throughout this book, throughout her story and their journey – these are secrets that you must discover for yourself. Truths that need to be pulled from the lies by your own hands.

Alessandra Torre, this woman’s talent shined in this book. Having experienced all of her prior books, I can honestly say she outdid herse
...more
Lana ❇✾Dirty Girl Romance❇✾
Spoiler FREE review posted 8.25.14

4 Unlike Anything You've Read Before Stars


I love her completely. She returns the love wildly. This love is worth the unsaid truths. The hidden lies.


Do you hate love triangles?
Read. This. Book.
Do you dislike cheating?
Read. This. Book.
Do you want an unputdownable, erotic story filled with so many twists and turns your head will spin and keep you up all night till you're finished?
READ. THIS. BOOK.

Bravo, Ms. Torre, for writing a story unlike any I've ever read
...more
♥~♥Geri Reads ♥~♥
1.5 stars!

Image and video hosting by TinyPic

I'm definitely, definitely in the small minority when it comes to this book. A lot of my GR buddies loved this. So I would say that don't let my review discourage you from reading this book. Honestly, the twist was great. If you want some great mind-fuck, definitely read this book.

To be fair, I figured out the "BIG SECRET" fairly early on and I asked a couple of friends for confirmation and they told me I was right. So I wasn't really surprised and the clues were plenty. But I still c
...more
Lady Vigilante (Feifei)
2.5 stars!

I originally rated this 3.5 stars and after letting the shock wear off for a day or two, chatted with a good friend and we both thought the author didn't do her research well in regards to the "twist." If you want a more comprehensive and in-depth look to the numerous plot holes we discussed, check out my friend's review HERE. This is why I'm changing my rating to 2.5 stars.

description

I’ve only read one other Alessandra Torre book but I can already tell she does not deliver stories that follow a
...more
Beverly
LIVE!!!! http://www.amazon.com/Black-Lies-Ales...

I wish I could give it a MILLION Stars



I have thought about this book endlessly. I have thought about what I missed, how much I loved it, how heartbreaking it was, how many emotions I felt during such a short time.

Lastly, how do I put this epic book into words??

I will start at the beginning.



We meet Layana, she is smart, beautiful, and independent. Growing up she was taught how to be the perfect wife. Despite being intelligent and excelling in sch
...more
Lola  Reviewer
Love. It makes us do crazy things.

description

After seeing so many of my trust-worthy friends raving and raving about this book, I could not get it out of my mind. Even though I may not have read it right after being convinced by Patty’s great review, I kept thinking about it and mentally planned – or at least tried to – for the perfect time to enjoy it, since I believed it would be dark.

Go ahead. Judge me. You have no idea what my love entails.

I love two men. I fuck two men.

If you think you’ve heard t
...more
~IreneOust~
Jul 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing

'Black Lies' mini-trailer


This review will be even worst than my usual non-review review because I can't even review this book properly without giving away things that make it so great so I am going to say this:


I only really need two things in a book in order for me to enjoy it:

1. I want the story to be original. I did enjoy a tween billionaire deflower a virgin once (twice, actually) but that was then and this is now. Give me something new, OK?

2. I want that original story I mentioned above ma
...more
Dilek VT
A gazillion stars... One of my all-times-favorites!

Is there anyone who still hasn't read this book?
If so, you don't know what you are missing!
Please do read this book.

This is a spoiler-free review which will mess with your mind as much as the book does! Go ahead and give it a chance! You won't regret, I promise...

But please... pretty please, read this book without knowing the plot twist. DO NOT READ any spoilers anywhere, which would definitely ruin the book for you.

The blurb and the reality
...more
Wendy'sThoughts
Jul 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Alessandra Torre Fans, Erotic, Romance, Suspense
5 Stars and More Stars
* * * * * Spoiler Free FREE!
How many times have you wished the person you love could be more like someone else you knew in your past… you love the man you are with now… you understand him… you are drawn to him… things are good… even better than good… and yet… there is something else… which would make it perfect…

This wondering about what we would do for love… what extremes we would go to is nothing new… yet in the hands of Alessandra Torre… we are taken on a journey which
...more
Heather K (dentist in my spare time)
*2.5 stars*

**Spoiler-free review**

I can tell you already that 90% of readers are going to love this book. Like loooooove it and put it on their all-time favorites list.

Do you want to know a quick trick to see if you are going to be one of them?

Here are the questions to ask yourself: Do you like soap operas? Do you adore harlequin romances? Do you consider an "awesome twist" to be finding out that the man you've been seeing is your long lost 1/2 brother or that the baby you gave up for adoption
...more
Alba and Her Secrets..♥
4.5 'Black Lies and a Secret' Stars!
BR with my Shhluts :D - Read as part of the ShhLYT(F)BR week on Dark Books.
 photo Black Lies - Alessandra Torre_zpsmgws0pth.png

Honestly, I don't even know where to start with this review. Two days after finishing this and I am still blown away by the amazing talent Alessandra Torre has. I have read Black Lies as part of this week's TopPick on the Shh... group on Dark Books (you can still join us!) and I knew I was getting myself into something different, something I haven't read before. And boy was I right! It
...more
Brandi
Aug 25, 2014 rated it liked it

....Unpopular opinion coming....

description

So. This book. I liked it. I didn't love it. I can see how so many would 5 star, but unfortunately I had the twist figured out early on. So everything just felt predictable. I didn't feel connected to the characters and I didn't really understand Layana's motivation (MAJOR SPOILER (view spoiler))

description

That said, it was a quic
...more
Michelle
ARC provided by author in exchange of an honest review

☆☆☆☆☆ 6 Black Lies Stars ☆☆☆☆☆

~Full Review to Come....needs a day or two to find the word to describe how fucking amazing this book is. Total Bookhangover!! #Mindblowing #FuckingAmazing



blacklies1

BlackLiesG

BlackLiesJ_

BlackLiesF

BlackLiesB

Fotor080583934

BL

BL_1

black_1

BLACK - Copy

BlackLies_A

BlackLies_D~

BlackLiesH

Deanna❤Pink Lady❤️
5 Million Stars

Completely spoiler free.....
 photo BlackLies2_zps36df2624.jpg

I will begin this review by saying there is really no way to review this book. It is a mind zapping story. One that takes you on a bevy of emotions. You will swoon, you will sigh, you will love, you will hate, you will get angry, you will get befuddled, you will get perplexed, you will not understand and then YOU - WILL - UNDERSTAND!!!! For an author to take you on such an experience, who makes you think and contemplate your sanity and then brings you
...more
Catarina
4,5 Mind blown Stars.

I will not tell you much about this story, not only because the blurb says pretty much all, but also because everything I can say can spoil the story.
Lana is in love with Grant, the sexy tech billionaire who wants to marry her. But she is also in a relationship with Lee, the sexy garden.
Don’t make assumptions, don’t judge. This is one story so complex and so full of lies that only a strong an indestructible love can save them. But which “them” will it save?

description

This book make
...more
Hulya Kara Yuksel
Nov 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Update: Exclusive BLACK LIES BONUS EPILOGUE

http://natashaisabookjunkie.com/2014/...

-------------------

"Go ahead. Judge me. You have no idea what my love entails. I love two men. I fuck two men. If you think you’ve heard this story before, trust me – you haven’t.”

Yes, this is exactly so true... :)







-----------------

“True love makes a person reckless, makes them take risks and make sacrifices. True love tests the boundaries of our person, makes us yearn to be better and fight for the ground we st
...more
C.D. Reiss
Jul 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
MINDFUCK
Amy (Foxy)
Aug 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Amy (Foxy) by: Bella
LIVE - http://amzn.to/1vjRLA2


A refreshingly, brilliant book!

When I saw the cover and the genre (erotica) I automatically thought- a sex driven book. I was totally wrong!

My inner emotional junkie loved the mystery in this book. I loved coming up with all kinds of theories and having my friends neither deny or confirm my thoughts. Instead they just encouraged me to keep reading. I had the best time guessing and never knowing if I was right or wrong. Being an avid reader it's hard for me to truly
...more
J *deep in the heart of Texas*
4--Crazy--Stars!!!



It's impossible to review this book and not give anything away. This was classic Alessandra Torre. Seriously, how this woman comes up with this stuff.



For me this book was just plain weird. Intriguing weird though. I figured things out pretty quick, and how it all played out was half the fun.

Literally, the whole book I was going



The whole story was just plain crazy. Like is this even possible crazy? And does it even matter because I was seriously glued to the book and read it in
...more
Alessandra Torre
Jun 15, 2014 marked it as to-read  ·  (Review from the author)
UPDATE: THIS BOOK IS FINALLY LIVE ON ALL PLATFORMS!
JaHy☝Hold the Fairy Dust
Brant.

BRANT.

BRANNNNNTTTTTTTTTT!!!


Why can't I be "Lucky" and have a Brant of my very own?


. . . Nuff said.
Katy Loves Romance ❤️
6 BEAUTIFUL and FOREVER stars******

Alessandra...... I'm feeling a bit like this right now!!!

 photo faintinggif_zps8dc6baa1.gif

I am blown away, this book gripped my every nerve where I was reading till 4am and I would of kept going if I didn't have children. I digress this book will hold onto you like no other, make you question and think on everything. I am not going to review this book by explaining the story and plot because that would be ruining your experience, you need to go in knowing NOTHING.


 photo A40C7191-1409-4DE4-9789-072544705DCB_zpslkekawt9.jpg

Love

What is love? love know
...more
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next »
  • Veiled Innocence
  • Nine Minutes (Nine Minutes, #1)
  • Bold Tricks (The Artists Trilogy, #3)
  • Dirty Ties
  • Arsen: A Broken Love Story
  • Debt
  • The King (The Original Sinners, #6)
  • Hothouse Flower (Calloway Sisters, #2; Addicted, #2.2)
  • The Story of Me (Carnage, #2)
  • Panic (Rook and Ronin, #3)
  • Bang (Black Lotus, #1)
  • Separation (The Kane Trilogy, #2)
  • Becoming Calder
  • Awaken (Spiral of Bliss, #3)
  • Convicted (Consequences, #3)
  • Loving Mr. Daniels
  • The Sordid Promise (Breaking Insanity, #1)
  • Don't Let Go
6452845
Alessandra Torre is an award-winning New York Times bestselling author of twelve novels. Her books focus on romance and suspense. Her new release, The Ghostwriter, is available now!
Additional pseudonym: AR Torre

Amazon: https://goo.gl/XRr5Uc
Facebook: https://goo.gl/sJb5MN
Twitter: https://goo.gl/DwKuvo
Pinterest: https://goo.gl/eEJs9U

Visit the POPPIN IN thread of the Shh group to find out my rec
...more
More about Alessandra Torre...

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »

“True love makes a person reckless, makes them take risks and make sacrifices. True love tests the boundaries of our person, makes us yearn to be better and fight for the ground we stand on. I will fight for this love. Lie for it. Steal for it. It’s worthy of that.” 115 likes
“I don’t love you despite this. I love you, including this. Every part of you, even parts you don’t know.” 89 likes
More quotes…