Lovers and Liars Trilogy

3 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 31 ratings

Lovers and Liars Publisher's Summary

Now, from the author of Destiny, comes a novel certain to be as talked about, as richly romantic and wicked, as that number one New York Times best seller. Lovers and Liars is Sally Beauman's sensuous, very contemporary story of public masks and secret lives, of a "perfect" marriage that is not what it seems, and of lovers long separated yet destined to meet, tumultuously, again.

On a frosty January morning soon after the New Year's revels, an exquisitely dressed, beautiful blonde woman sends four identical parcels to four different destinations: Paris, New York, Venice and London. But the lovely messenger is not who she claims to be.

Photographer Pascal Lamartine receives his package in Paris: it is a woman's black glove, silky, scented, and disturbing. In London, reporter Gini Hunter, daughter of a famous Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, opens her parcel to find even more threatening contents. And within hours, Gini's enterprising editor assigns both her and Pascal to expose the story of a lifetime; a story so rich, so ripe with potential scandal, that it could make headlines--and ruin lives.

For Gini and Pascal must penetrate the perfect facade of John Hawthorne, the charming, charismatic U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, to sift through the layers of ever-shifting truth about his life.

The wealthy scion of a famous American family - in short, perfect presidential material - John Hawthorne appears to have thrown away a promising political career to take a diplomatic post. Why? His wife, Lise, a legendary beauty, is a master at seducing the media; her delicate features are a constant presence on the society pages for her charity work, her skills as a hostess, and her unrelenting chic. Yet the exhaustive, adoring coverage has left the real woman mysteriously opaque. And now, unbelievably, she seems to be the source of certain whisperings about her husband.

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  • Book 1

    • Lovers and Liars

    • By: Sally Beauman
    • Narrated by: Ray Chase
    • Length: 26 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Now, from the author of Destiny, comes a novel certain to be as talked about, as richly romantic and wicked, as that number one New York Times best seller. Lovers and Liars is Sally Beauman's sensuous, very contemporary story of public masks and secret lives, of a "perfect" marriage that is not what it seems, and of lovers long separated yet destined to meet, tumultuously, again.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining

    • By Bette on 09-06-15

    Regular price: $39.95

  • Book 2

    • Danger Zones

    • By: Sally Beauman
    • Narrated by: Imogen Church
    • Length: 21 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    After a wild night of partying, one teenage girl is dead and another has vanished. Dashing journalist Rowland McGuire thinks he knows who the culprit is, but his colleague Lindsay Drummond uncovers a connection that blows the case into something much bigger. With an innocent life on the line and an enraged killer on the loose, a love affair blossoms and a menacing plot unravels

    Regular price: $34.94

  • Book 3

    • Sextet

    • The Lovers and Liars Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Sally Beauman
    • Narrated by: David Stifel
    • Length: 20 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Expertly weaving a cast of compelling characters with a moody, multilayered plot, Sally Beauman once again shows why she’s the reigning mistress of drama and suspense. Part mystery, part allegory, and part love story, Sextet reveals the yearnings and dangerous desires of the human heart as it hurtles to a stunning climax.

    • The Lovers and Liars Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Sally Beauman
    • Narrated by: David Stifel
    • Length: 20 hrs and 59 mins
    • Release date: 10-25-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 5 ratings

    Regular price: $34.94