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Black Lies

4.29  ·  Rating details ·  27,536 ratings  ·  4,323 reviews
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.

Cuts grass when he's not banging housewives. Good with his hands, his mouth, and his body. 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
Kindle Edition, 1st Edition, 290 pages
Published August 25th 2014 (first published August 14th 2014)
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SueBee★bring me an alpha!★
See link below to new extended epilogue; 2 years later!

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★★★★★! 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: ♫ CLIC
Jul 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
More than 5 stars!

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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.

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Aestas Book Blog
Aug 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing


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
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.

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
Are you ready to hear what I’m about to tell you? Brace yourself…
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
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
Jx PinkLady Reviews ♡ @bookwormthoughts
**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
'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
Geri Reads
Aug 26, 2014 rated it it was ok
1.5 stars!

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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 stil
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
Aug 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 01-signed
5 Iwannafuckyourighthere Stars


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 he
Lana ❇✾DG 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?

Bravo, Ms. Torre, for writing a story unlike any I
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.


I’ve only read one other Alessandra Torre book but I can already tell she does not deliver stories that follow a
Jun 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing

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
Cristina Monica
Love. It makes us do crazy things.


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
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 adoptio
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
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
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.
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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!
Aug 25, 2014 rated it liked it

....Unpopular opinion coming....


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))


That said, it was a qui
C.D. Reiss
Jul 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Hulya Kara Yuksel
Nov 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing


"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
Alessandra Torre
Jun 15, 2014 marked it as to-read  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
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










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Chelsea (chelseadolling reads)
Jan 13, 2018 rated it did not like it
What....... the fuck
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?


This book mak
*J* Too Many Books Too Little Time

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
Deanna❤Pink Lady❤️
5 Million Stars

Completely spoiler free.....
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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 y
Amy | Foxy Blogs
Aug 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Amy | Foxy Blogs by: Bella

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
JaHy☝Hold the Fairy Dust



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

. . . Nuff said.
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Alessandra Torre (AR Torre) is an award-winning New York Times bestselling author of twenty-two romance and suspense novels. In addition to writing, she is the creator of Alessandra Torre Ink - an online community of over 10,000 published and aspiring authors.



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