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Lie with Me: A Novel

3.60  ·  Rating details ·  5 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Psychiatrist Alex Leidner has a comfortable life. His practice is thriving, he has a beautiful wife, and lives in a large home in the suburbs. It’s a quiet existence, one to which he’s grown accustomed. But an illicit affair changes everything, and he quickly finds himself targeted. Someone has been watching him, and Alex desperately seeks the truth as his life begins to u ...more
Kindle Edition, 192 pages
Published July 28th 2018
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Vigilant Reader
Nov 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Title – Lie With Me
Author – Andy Lanyon
Genre – M. S. Psychological Thriller
Word Count 53,000
Rating 5 stars out of 5
No. 39- 2018
Posted 11/2/2018

My Impressions: pathetic, wimpy males, strong, aggressive women. Cliffhanger, tension, conflict.

Main Characters:
Alex Leidner – Psychiatrist age 32
Sarah Leidner – Alex’ wife
Jamie Baumann – Alex’ patient age 23
Wendy Baumann – Jamie’s older sister
Blair – Alex’ longtime friend, recently back in his life
Phillip – Wendy’s boyfriend

The story takes place in Me
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Cathy Speight
May 28, 2019 rated it liked it
This was quite a page turner…it had me guessing, unguessing, then guessing again...more than once!

It's a thriller about a married psychiatrist, Alex, who has an affair with a patient. Which, of course, is wrong. Cue: a blackmailer, who, with evidence, can wreck Alex's career. For the reader, there are a number of candidates who qualify as the culprit, but Lanyon manages to divert your thinking more than a few times.

The problem for me was that the 53,000 word count wasn't quite adequate for the
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Laura
Jun 14, 2019 rated it liked it
I went into this book, knowing that it might not be my cup of tea. That being said, it nice sometimes to step outside of your comfort zone. There are no detailed sex scenes, so just be aware of that. It did take a while for it to start getting twisty and interesting.

Honestly didn’t know who had done it, I had some guesses and funny enough I was right. There was plenty of twists. Too many? Maybe. Either way, it kept my brain engaged.

(Disclaimer: I received a free copy from the Author. Does not af
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Trisha
Sep 01, 2018 rated it liked it
Suggested by one of my book club members, this was a reasonable debut novel. Overly wordy at times, and very predictable, it was still a decent read. I think this was a case of self-publishing - my advice would be to find a good editor. I think you have better work to come, Andy Lanyon.
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