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The perfect timing of a fairy tale is tied to its tragedy…

Journalist, Meadow Graham, is invited to interview death row inmate, Vincent Mercier. Given three days to hear his sordid confession, Meadow seeks to learn why a wealthy hotel owner killed four people, including her twin sister.

Sensually exotic and enigmatic, Vincent details his deception while bragging about the am
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Published April 18th 2018
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CHRIST ON A CRACKER where do I even start? This book was just SOOO good. Probably one of the best books I have read in AGES. I am honestly at a loss for words because nothing I can say here can capture how awesome I thought this book was. The writing was PHENOMENAL. The pace was perfect. The plot was...gaah...just out of this word riveting. And that ending...OMG. I legit was sobbing like a frigging baby. Just do yourself a favor and go into this one blind. You won't regr
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WISHING WELL: Is a full length, standalone, romantic suspense novel by Lily White. In this we meet Journalist Meadow Graham & death row inmate Vincent Mercier, secondary character Maurice.

“Once upon a time, there was a dirty girl on the streets and the man who would make her his…”

THEN: We meet nineteen year old Penny, after her father dying she decided to stay with her boyfriend instead of following her other fa
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Genre: Psychological Thriller
Type: Standalone
POV: Shifting – Multiple
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Meadow Graham was about to face the man who changed her life. As a journalist, she was given an exclusive interview with a killer who murdered her own sister. Armed with a secret, was not going to waste the opportunity to find closure.

Vincent Mercier was a successful businessman until he was touted as a monster. With three days left until he faced execution, he was determined to enjoy every single second he had left. B
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“You don’t know fear until you’ve traipsed through darkness. You don’t know desolation until you've been tossed to the wolves. You don’t know pain until you’re shown just how disposable you are".

FUUUUUUUUUUUUCK!!!!! Yea that word sums up everything that I’m feeling at this very moment. What did I get myself into? What is this pain that I’m feeling in the middle of my chest?! I’m praying that it’s heartburn right now and eventually, it’s going to go away because I do NOT like this feeling!
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Carvanz
Apr 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing

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Oh my gosh!!! Lily White slays me! She absolutely SLAYS me!!! She hooked me from the first word and continued to pull me into a dark, dangerous and twisty world, chewing me up and then spitting me out where I didn’t know what the heck I had just lived through. This book freaking twisted me in every direction making me constantly try to peek around corners to see what was going to happen next and never giving me what I was expecting but slamming me with more twists until I’m now left in a soggy m
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Meadow Graham is a journalist who interviews the one man who holds answers to her sister’s death. While the clock ticks away, Meadow is ready to make him pay for his choices.

“Not only that, but you are my last victim, the woman who will forever mourn the last life I took.”

Vincent Mercier is a successful hotelier and with such resources he is able to satisfy his particular needs. Always in control, he’s able to create a certain world where he pulls all the strings. But with three days remaining
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Jennifer Kyle
Apr 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
3.75 Stars
♡ Jeri's Book Attic ♡ the Romance Bibiliophile ♡



Just received my ARC - is it OK to say I am scared ? I read some books by this author and I know what she is capable of - so yeah I am SCARED ...



Dear future Readers,

This book was just as I expected…. – so me being scared was justified –

So this leaves me with the problem what could I tell other possible readers about this book ?
Other than it was #mindblowing ?


Actually to be honest ? NOTHING !
Simply because anything that I could tell would spoiler something that you should better read than he
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Tania  Desired Reads Bookblog
I'm mind blown at the moment still trying to process!!
If i could rate this book any higher I would.
It deserves more than 5 stars.
In true Lily style she has left me dumbfounded.
My emotions are all over the place.

This book contains Love, lies and deception at it's finest.

Meadow is invited to interview her sister's killer Vincent Mercier who is on death row, she has 72hrs to get the answers to the questions she needs for closure. Let me just say I fell in love with Vincent and cried for him.
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Lo Bookfrantic
Apr 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: f-br, dark, damage-people

4.5★★★★Stars


Genre:  Psychological Thriller
Type:  Standalone
POV:  Shifting – Multiple  


 

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❝ I will die in three days, but you will live on in your grief... and your hatred... And for that, I will also live on, until the day you take your final breath .❞

 

Meadow Graham was a journalist who was given an opportunity of a life time.  She was about to interview a killer who murdered her twin sister.  Meadow had a big secret though and she was planning to use it till the even end.

 
Vincent Me
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Shabby  -BookBistroBlog
Apr 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
All fairytales that have the Princes riding on White steeds to rescue the Damsels in distress....well Lily has upended them ALL! because she created her own Beauty and the Beast(s). A master storyteller redefining the distressed and the rescuers. Never thought I'd see the day to see myths shattered and Fables reinvented!



" In this particular fable - although there is a prince, there is a maiden, there is a villain, there is a kiss, and there is a sunset - the perfect timing is tied to its traged
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Susan
“Es-tu diabolique ou divine?”



While I am tempted to rely on a favorite expression of mine after I read then try to review something so wonderfully extraordinary and masterfully written as this book. That expression being “I am lost for words.” Quite the opposite is true. There are so many ideas that this author has woven into this suspenseful, dark, brooding and violent fairytale, I need to keep myself in check and not over-share. I promise you this will be one of your reads of the year if steer
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Mirjam

4 💔💔💔💔stars

'All good things come with time.'



The perfect timing of a fairy tale is tied to its tragedy…

Journalist, Meadow Graham, is invited to interview death row inmate, Vincent Mercier. Given three days to hear his sordid confession, Meadow seeks to learn why a wealthy hotel owner killed four people, including her twin sister.

Sensually exotic and enigmatic, Vincent details his deception while bragging about the amusement he took in manipulating Meadow’s sister.

Their interview is a battle of wi
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Philomena Callan Cheekypee
Apr 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I’m speechless. I honestly don’t think I have the words to put into a review to do this book justice. I’ve just finished and my heads in a spin.

THIS IS AN AMAZING READ.

From start to finish it’s true perfection. The storyline is unique which I as a reader crave for.

I absolutely loved this story. If you enjoy psychological thrillers then I recommend this story. I felt that the author messed with my head and I must say I loved every minute of it. There was times while reading this that I wished I
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Nadine Bookaholic
OMG Lily White is a freaking genius! This book had me hooked right from the very first page. Vincent is a Manipulation God, he cast a spell on me and is still holding me captive. There were some twists that blew my mind...in a good way ;)

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Can I just say I love this cover?




Oh wow can If I could give this book more than five stars I would.
One of my Top 5 reads of 2018 #PsychThriller

Meadow Graham goes to interview Vincent Mercier an inmate on death row. She has 3 days to hear his side of the story and to learn why he killed her twin sister plus three other people.
How will Meadow be when she comes face to face with her sisters killer

I not sure what it says about me but I fell hard by the end of the story for Vincent. I may have sh
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Allison ❤️Will Never Conquer Her TBR❤️
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It’d been quite some time since I’d read a Lily White mindf@ck book. I’m not entirely sure why except I need to take darker tropes in doses but with every page I turned in this book, I kept asking myself why? Why haven’t I devoured every book she builds in her likely crazy little mind. I mean that with the upmost of respect because Wishing Well is absolutely my favorite Lily White book. Maybe because it is chock full of suspense without a ton of darkness. The kind of book that’s trickle-fed v
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Laura- BookBistroBlog
Apr 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wishing Well
By: Lily White
5 Quid Pro Quo Stars!!!

I don’t know how Lily White does it but she does. This book has now moved The Director by Lily White out of first place for my favorite books by this author. Like I’ve said before… with Lily White books, you have to read them word for word. Take in the meaning of each and every word typed. You will thank me in the end!

You don’t know fear until you’ve traipsed through darkness. You don’t know desolation until you’ve been tossed to the wolves.

You
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Jenny - TotallybookedBlog
Apr 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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“By standing where you are, you have a relationship with me already. Not only that, but you are my last victim, the woman who will forever mourn the last life I took. I will die in three days, but you will live on in your grief…and your hatred. And For that, I will also live on, until the day you take your final breath. It’s poetic, is it not?”

Wow…what a brilliantly written clever and compelling story. The synopsis had us intrigued yet it does not do this book justice. So dark, twisted, passio
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Kahea
***5 ‘You Make A Wish, And Hope It Comes True’ Stars***

Lily White has done it again!

Wishing Well sucked in me from the start, frustrated the hell out of me numerous times (for reasons we’ll kind of address *BSEG*) gave me the FEELS (Yeah, didn’t necessarily expect that either) and left me with a weird mix of ultimate satisfaction with THAT ending while in my head I was thinking “But, but…” Simply put, the mind fuck was real and I absolutely adored it!

Vincent is an enigma, complex and yet simpl
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Courtney
Apr 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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This story is WOW!! Wishing Well is nothing like I anticipated and for that, I am truly grateful.

"The perfect timing of a fairy tale is tied to its tragedy…"

Whishing Well is Lily at her finest. She truly is in a league of her own with this twist tale. This is no ordinary fairy tale and it's one you must go into completely blind.

Alluring. Captivating. Intriguing. Spellbinding. Vincent Mercier is a man who will ensnare you in his web of half-truths and leave you questioning your own sanity.

You
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AJ's book-reMarks
Apr 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
My new thing these days is to read a book without much knowledge beforehand, no preconceived notions or ideas, no hints, no thoughts of twists or turns within the pages or trying to get into the head of the author, just read the damn book, pure and simple. It truly is the only way to read a book these days. With that in mind, I have been trying to come up with a review of this outstanding book without spoilers for about a week and I’m not sure if I can do it. However, I can tell you how I felt a ...more
Janie
3.5 stars. I loved this book and it was a definite 5 stars all the way until that absolutely craptastic ending. As a reader I went through so much to get to that point and I felt absolutely let down by the ending. There should have been more and one character at the end just pissed me off. I won’t put spoilers because it will ruin the story but I was left unsatisfied. And I guess it’s just me because I don’t see others complaining about it 🤷♀ it was like one character got a lobotomy and I unders ...more
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Apr 18, 2018 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
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Gitte TotallyBookedBlog
Apr 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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“By standing where you are, you have a relationship with me already. Not only that, but you are my last victim, the woman who will forever mourn the last life I took. I will die in three days, but you will live on in your grief…and your hatred. And For that, I will also live on, until the day you take your final breath. It’s poetic, is it not?”

Wow…what a brilliantly written clever and compelling story. The synopsis had us intrigued yet it does not do this book justice. So dark, twisted, passio
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Patty
May 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
** 3.5 / 4 stars **

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"They are far too bleak, these places with their metal bars and razor wire, these holes where doomed men are tossed, awaiting the day when their numbers would be pilled and they would be walked down long halls to a room that would forever remember their last breath."




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I went into Wishing Well not really knowing what to expect. I've never read anything by Lily White and the synopsis was interested but vague, yet the cover managed to catch my eye and I decided that
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Bibliophile  Chloe
Apr 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: best-of-2018
Just when I think there is no way to top her last book Lily does it again! So many twist and turns, so many emotions. This story puts your heart through the wringer!

What a beautifully twisted story this was! 

When you start to read you mind goes in just the direction Lily wants you to, just like Vincent played Penny's mind.  The story varies between flashbacks and current day but it flows so smoothly.  The alternate POV's where amazing, it really brought you into the twisted mind of Vincent and t
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Kiki  Chatfield
Apr 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I finished this book last night and I am still in shock and aww of this beautifully crafted book.

I am also making a DISCUSSION group bc if you are like me, THINGS NEED to be talked about!

WISHING WELL is a MUST READ!!!! OH IS IT GOOD!!!! Psychological twists and turns and blowing your mind moments, not to mention how well plotted and planned this book was. PERFECTLY EXECUTED!!!!

I can't say enough great things about this brilliant book but GO READ IT!!
Kim BookJunkie
***ARC received from Author in exchange for honest review***

Meadow visits Vincent in jail, 72 hours before he is scheduled to die. The identical twin sister to his victim, Meadow hopes to uncover more details of her sister’s death and to gather information she wasn’t able to obtain while reading her deceased sister’s diary. What Meadow is not prepared for is Vincent himself....

“Hot and then cold. Gracious and then cruel. Friendly and then unnerving. Vincent Mercier was a puzzle of opposites, t
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Bookgasms Book Blog
Apr 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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I absolutely love Lily White's genius mind!! I swear each book she writes always transports you into a world where you are guaranteed to be exhilarated and shocked. The minute I opened Wishing Well I knew she was going to blow my mind. This novel was dark, heartbreaking, sexy, sordid but so sensual and mysterious. I lost myself in this story in one sitting and never came up for air. I absolutely fell in love with the characters and could not get enough!!

Without giving away ANY spoilers, journali
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Lily White is a dark writer who likes to dabble on the taboo side of eroticism. She is most known for her Masters Series (Her Master’s Courtesan and Her Master’s Teacher), Target This, Hard Roads, and Asylum. She’s co-authored Serial (a four part serial series). When she isn’t writing as Lily White you can find other books by her under M.S. Willis where she has penned the Control Series, the Estat ...more
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“She’d fallen hard despite my warnings, had believed she could bring to life the heart of a man that had turned cold. Most women want to believe they can change a man, that there is some magic inside them, some trait, that will make him alter his ways. But people don’t change, not unless they want to.” 0 likes
“Cruelty stretched his full lips, the corners lifting with amusement. “She was mine to play with as I wished, Meadow. Penelope gave me that permission eventually. She admitted that without me, she could no longer continue living. She begged to be transformed into what I helped her become.” Pausing, he studied her face. “And she did become something truly special, a rarity in a world of facsimiles and replicas, of people who don’t have the balls to be who they are. I was, and I’m still, proud of her.” 0 likes
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