Hephzibah You've no idea what it's like having a freak for a sister. Rebecca Born first, prettier, Hephzi's always been the more popular one. The Father When he was busy with his bottle we were usually safe. Usually. The Mother Her specialist subject was misery and lessons of painful silence . . . Hephzibah and Rebecca are twins. One beautiful, one disfigured. Trapped with their loveless parents, they dream of a normal life.But when one twin tragically dies, the other must find a way to escape. Because if she doesn't, she'll end up like her sister .

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?

"Lily's only sixteen, but she already feels like she's losing at life.  

Victimised at school, she won't lay her unhappiness at her parents' door - they have problems of their own  - and  so Lily feels utterly trapped and alone.

When the kids at school finally go too far, Lily has to decide if she's going to fight back.

But is her new-found confidence simply about getting revenge on those who hurt her?

Or about taking charge of her own life for once and for all?" 

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