Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Web of Lies

~ An Aussie Review ~



Laura O'Connell

About the Author
Laura enjoys writing stories about second chances in love and life. She calls the Gold Coast home, however, her curious nature leads her on adventures to locations that surprise and delight her. Laura has a passion for telling a good story set in places where she has lived and travelled. Laura is the author of African Hearts and Web of Lies. Her debut novel, African Hearts, was shortlisted in the 2011 Caleb Prize. To find out more about Laura visit her website: http://laura-oconnell.com

About the Book:
High school sweethearts, Stephanie and Lachlan are torn apart by circumstance, bad decisions and a web of lies,leaving an unknown future for their son, Ryan.

Eight years later they reconnect,but the time apart has changed them. The family had made decisions based on lies and deceit and now must find a way to either reveal the truth or find another option. On the surface their arrangements seemed flawless, but dig deeper, and the people they thought they knew, aren't as they appear.

Lachlan and Stephanie are forced to confront the consequences of their actions and the entire family is compelled to reveal the truth, find forgiveness, and renew loving one another. But the hardest decision is still to come...where does Ryan live?

My thoughts... Oh boy... what a web of lies Laura spins in this book! This is another great story to read and put yourself in the picture and ask... what would I do in that situation? Though perhaps parts aren't completely believable, it's well worth the time to read. This book will make you think. 


  1. Now you've got me intrigued- sounds like a great read!

  2. You sparked my interest in this writer. Thanks, MIchelle.

  3. It was a good read. My review also up at Write nd Read with Dale


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