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Living A Lie

(Living a Lie #1)

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In your early adult years, you think that you know it all. Well that’s how I was looking back on my life. Nearly nineteen-years later, it’s true what they say, you always learn by your mistakes, mistakes make you into a stronger person. Boy, did I make a hell of a lot of mistakes. I never thought that my life would turn out the way
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Kindle Edition, 131 pages
Published February 11th 2017 by Amazon Digital Services
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Hooked On Books
May 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
Outstanding first novel form ML Kacy. This story is basted on true events very emotional and real.

We all make mistakes it's what's make us what we are. This books is powerful and so very true. It dose end with you wanting more. So I know I will definitely read the next one. Can't wait to read more from this author. I would definitely recommend this book and author.

Review done for Hooked On Books CherryOBlossom
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Sep 06, 2018 marked it as to-read
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Blurb:
In your early adult years, you think that you know it all. Well that’s how I was looking back on my life. Nearly nineteen-years later, it’s true what they say, you always learn by your mistakes, mistakes make you into a stronger person. Boy, did I make a hell of a lot of mistakes. I never thought that my life would turn out the way that it did. There are only four things that I would never regret, my four beautiful children. They were, and still are, my sa
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wendy Shelton(obsessedbybooks)
This story is so real and emotional. Rhea has had a rough go at life, being young we often feel invisible that nothing can hurt us but we tend to make mistakes along the way but it's those mistakes that we learn and grow from, it's those mistakes that makes us or breaks us. This is part one of Rhea's journey we get a small introduction to Jacob and we meet Rhea's mom and friends which all play an important part in this book as her life. The author does a great job of giving us an introduction of ...more
Tracy W (Tracy&HelensRomanceBlog)
As I sit here trying to think of the words to write this review all I can think of is how my hearts aches for this poor girl in the story...I have never read a book that is so heartbreaking beautiful, that I just wanted to crawl into the book and hold her and cry right along with her...

ML Kacy should be given a medal for this story, it goes into so much detail and you can honestly feel the pain that Rhea goes through....so emotional and raw, I honestly I had tears rolling down my face...

ML Kacy
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Nadia Debowska-Stephens (Obsessed by Books)
Can you pin point the moment you wandered off the path...ignored the signs that screamed there was danger ahead, that it was a wrong turn? Can you look back and think that was the one wrong choice that started to unravel the person you hoped and dreamed to be to reveal the trembling little girl trapped inside a grown up's body? Living a lie is based on truth and tells the story of a girl that once had hopes and dreams of happiness but somewhere along the way she lost her way and learned the trut ...more
Bella Settarra
Oct 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
M.L. Kacy should be congratulated. As a debut author, to write such a personal and heartfelt story was very brave, in my opinion.
The story was written with lots of detail and description, pulling together a myriad of emotions – hope, sadness, horror, regret, to mention but a few. It is a true story and the angst of the author definitely shines through. Despite the blurb I found myself willing it to have a happy ending, and will read the next book hoping to find it.
I believe there is a trigger wa
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Marla Josephs
Mar 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars. When this book came to my attention, I was expecting something else. Or, maybe I wasn't sure what to expect. I expected it to be good, but maybe more of a light and comedic read; though the title maybe nixed the comedy angle. What I found was a very interesting, somewhat autobiographical read. It's a short read that had me staying up well past what I'd intended until I found myself at the end. It ends on somewhat of a cliffhanger. Yet, I can't wait to find out what happens in the next ...more
Yvonne Eason
Jan 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
It's funny how one night can change the course of your entire life. How in the heat of the moment all can be forgotten.

This book is based on true events and events that no woman should ever have to go through.

I am looking forward to reading the next book in the series to see where this story goes.
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C.L. Bentham
Mar 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I added this book to my Kindle, this morning and began reading a couple of hours later. Couldn't put it down!

So raw. So emotional. From the Authors written words, you certainly feel how this is based on real life events. You can read how much emotion the Author is/was feeling, then and now.

So much love to the Author. Well deserved five stars.
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DarkRaven Reviews
Apr 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Ouch my heart

Truly amazing book. But watch out when you near the end. Omg my poor heart. It literally broke for this character. Absolutely incredible job.
Jojo Bungenaar
Aug 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Omg this book is amazing! It is such an emotional and raw read. This is the first book I have read by this author but it certainly won't be the last. ...more
Samantha Roberts
Mar 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
Outstanding first novel form ML Kacy. This story is basted on true events very emotional and real.

We all make mistakes it's what's make us what we are. This books is powerful and so very true. It dose end with you wanting more. So I know I will definitely read the next one. Can't wait to read more from this author. I would definitely recommend this book and author.

Review done for Hooked On Books CherryOBlossom
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Jennifer Richey
Aug 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I recieved a voluntary copy of this book and wow it really had me on the edge of my seat this poor girl it seemed like she had nothing going right! She meets a guy and thinks he's good for her and surprise he's not! Wow alittle bit tears I couldn't believe how mean Jacob was to her! I can't wait to read the next book! ...more
Tracey Wainwright
Feb 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Fantastic debut book. An emotional, based on true events story that gets you right there! The way the author describes everything so perfectly it transports you to the moment. Your emotions will run high and you'll be wanting more. Part two is going to be something special x ...more
Suzie
Feb 09, 2017 rated it really liked it
4.5 Stars

Great debut novel from new author ML Kacy. This is an emotional story that is based on true events and it really tugs at your heartstrings. I didn't want to put the book down as I had to know what was going to happen next.

It does end on a bit of a cliff hanger but it didn't detract from the story. I look forward to reading the next book.
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Kandice Young
Mar 24, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Living a Lie is a quick read for someone looking for a way to get lost on a Sunday afternoon. Rhea, a product of divorce, is easy to relate to and I found myself falling for her with little effort. The hero of our story made me want to pull my hair out, but I'm interested to see where Ms. Kacy takes him. I'm hoping he has a change of heart, but we'll see. I will warn you, grab some tissues before reading this one. You'll need them by the end. ...more
Joey Paul
Aug 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is heart-wrenching with the story, not an easy read, but when that has you along the way with the author, wanting to make it better for them. As the story of the author's early years, you have tales of lust, of love, of loss and you can't help but feel for them. You also have the story of friendship and those who stand by your side through anything. It's a story that needed to be told. ...more
Karina Jayne
Sep 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is the first book in series, and also the first book I've read by this author.
It's based on true events that the author herself has gone through.
It was hard for me to read knowing she suffered all of this. It had me nearly crying at time and at others screaming at a certain male who just couldn't keep it in his pants.
Was an interesting book and i thoroughly enjoyed it. ❤️
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Sally Wareham
Mar 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
thoroughly enjoyed reading this short read based on true events. fantastically written storyline that from beginning to the end and one stayed true to itself. brought back so many memories for myself but personally i snt thin anyone couldve wrotte it better...i think M.L smashed it .....
Cally
Feb 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
This book is based on a true story on the base of one girl's journal.

We meet The a who has had some very dark and low moments in her life. Some of the things she has had to go through are horrendous and no girl should have to go through.

I can't wait to read book two to see what's going to happen next.

I think this book is a tear jerker.
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Kellane Ayanna Mitchener
Jan 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
Decent read!!!

I was given an arc of this book but didn't get to read it so I decided to buy the book and read it. First off it took me a while to get into it with the the different wording and editing issues but once I got past the 60% mark I read through it while at work and then finished it just now. I have tears in my eyes that ending took it all from me I felt for Rhea and I'm so happy Jade is such a great friend and I also happy she has her mom. Jacob is a piece of work I hope she gets a be
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