> Skip to content
About the book
  • Published: 27 August 2014
  • ISBN: 9780141343198
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 480
  • RRP: $17.99

Lies Like Love


Formats & editions


Sixteen-year-old Audrey just wants to be normal. She's trying to fit in. But what happens when the person closest to you suffocates you with their love? What happens then?

'A BRILLIANT TWIST' Sunday Express

Lies Like Love is the haunting and heart-breaking new novel from Louisa Reid, critically acclaimed author of Black Heart Blue.

LIES
'There were a few problems . . . bullying . . . a fire . . .'

LIKE
'I think she's verging on psychosis . . . now she's lashing out.'

LOVE
'She's got no one else to fight for her.'

Sixteen year-old Audrey just wants to be normal.
She's trying to fit in.
But what happens when the person closest to you suffocates you with their love?
What happens then?
Praise for Louisa Reid:

'Absolutely wonderful' Guardian

'Emotive, sometimes shocking story' Sunday Times

'A moving, gripping story' Sun
'[Lies Like Love] . . . chillingly unravels a dysfunctional relationship that threatens to destroy the love it feeds on. Reid evokes the uncertainty and joy of teenage romance with all its passion and pain and brilliantly controls the increasingly disturbing truth . . .' Daily Mail
'Heartbreaking . . . Demands to be read all at once, but will stay with you long after' Teri Terry, author of the Slated trilogy
'Stunning, shocking, sad and incredibly touching . . . You will read it in one sitting then want to share the book with someone else' LoveReading
'We read this in one sitting.' Teen Now *****

'The debut author of 2012 to watch' Film vs Book
About the author:
Louisa Reid is married with two young daughters and currently teaches English in a girls' school in Cambridge. She is originally from Cheshire, studied English at Oxford and has lived in London and Zurich. Her pupils are definitely not the inspiration for her characters in her novels but witnessing their passion for great fiction inspired her to write for young adults.
%%%'A BRILLIANT TWIST' Sunday Express


Lies Like Love is the haunting and heart-breaking new novel from Louisa Reid, critically acclaimed author of Black Heart Blue.

LIES
'There were a few problems . . . bullying . . . a fire . . .'

LIKE
'I think she's verging on psychosis . . . now she's lashing out.'

LOVE
'She's got no one else to fight for her.'

Sixteen year-old Audrey just wants to be normal.

She's trying to fit in.

But what happens when the person closest to you suffocates you with their love?

What happens then?



Praise for Louisa Reid:


'Absolutely wonderful' Guardian

'Emotive, sometimes shocking story' Sunday Times

'A moving, gripping story' Sun

'[Lies Like Love] . . . chillingly unravels a dysfunctional relationship that threatens to destroy the love it feeds on. Reid evokes the uncertainty and joy of teenage romance with all its passion and pain and brilliantly controls the increasingly disturbing truth . . .' Daily Mail



'Heartbreaking . . . Demands to be read all at once, but will stay with you long after' Teri Terry, author of the Slated trilogy



'Stunning, shocking, sad and incredibly touching . . . You will read it in one sitting then want to share the book with someone else' LoveReading



'We read this in one sitting.' Teen Now *****

'The debut author of 2012 to watch' Film vs Book



Abo
  • Pub date: 27 August 2014
  • ISBN: 9780141343198
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 480
  • RRP: $17.99

About the Author

Louisa Reid

Louisa Reid is 35 years old, married with two young daughters and currently teaches English in a girls' school in Cambridge. She is originally from Cheshire, studied English at Oxford and has lived in London and Zurich. Her pupils are definitely not the inspiration for her characters in her novels but witnessing their passion for great fiction inspired her to write for young adults.

Also by Louisa Reid

See all

Related titles