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Sacrament of Lies

3.03  ·  Rating details ·  79 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
When Grayson Guillory's mother died, she helped her father get rid of the empty vodka and pill bottles next to the body. It wouldn't do for the governor of Louisiana to have a wife who committed suicide after years of mental illness—especially just as he’s contemplating the presidency. Grayson's husband—her father's speechwriter—helps him keep the story quiet, and the fami ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published February 4th 2003 by Blue Hen (first published February 18th 2002)
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Mar 31, 2016 rated it did not like it
Shelves: didn-t-finish
After 100 pages I just had to give up on this book. The plot, what there was of one, was incomprehensible. So was the writing. Apparently the main character, Grayson, thinks her father, the powerful Governor of Louisiana, may have killed her mother and made it look like a suicide, but her mother's doctor, who may or may not have been her mother's lover, officially called it natural causes. Oh, and Grayson, who may or may not be crazy, is going to marry a man she may or may not love who may or ma ...more
Marsena Adams-Dufresne
Apr 01, 2008 rated it did not like it
The idea of this book is interesting: a daughter campaigning for her father as he seeks another term as governor who begins to face the suspicion that her father, in collusion with her own husband, killed her mother, and therefore might kill her. But the story, the characters, and the setting never came alive for me. Dewberry writes in a rather generic way, telling rather than showing the story, and perhaps partly because they never seemed real, and I never had a good picture in my head of the c ...more
Lindy Boeck
Jan 03, 2014 rated it really liked it
Set in New Orleans, it's the story of the daughter who suspects her father, who happens to be the Governor of La. of killing her mother. Swathed in La political history, good character development and suspense, it's an intriguing read. Slow at first (most books are for me), I couldn't put the last half of the book down even when I "knew" who killed the mother. Interesting.
a weird read. The main woman in the book narrated a lot from her own thoughts and I must say that I think she was more paranoid and delusional then what she claimed her dead mother to be. Every time I set the book aside for the night I felt myself wandering into paranoia.
Jul 30, 2014 rated it liked it
Purchased at Hastings - sale rack
Grayson suspects her father staged her mother's suicide - and fears that she will be the next victim.
Favorite characters: Grayson - governor's daughter; Carter - her new husband and governor's assistant.
Jun 23, 2012 rated it it was ok
The book is written in the first person and is designed to make one wonder is Grayson really crazy or is something very sinister going on? The ending is unsatisfactory for me, leaving threads untied.
Sandie Buto
Jul 26, 2014 rated it did not like it
I am not even sure I want to give it one star.....
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This novel is nothing but fast-paced action from the beginning!
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