A Familiar Stranger

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Pub Date 27 Sep 2022 | Archive Date 11 Oct 2022

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Description

Such a quiet and ordinary wife and mother. Who will even notice what she’s done?

Lillian Smith leads an unexceptional life, writing obituaries and killing time with her inattentive husband and disconnected son. Then she meets David, a handsome stranger, in a coffee shop. Lured into an affair, she invents a new persona, one without strings, deadlines, or brooding husbands.

Lillian has never felt so reckless, unpredictable, or wanted. But as her affair with David intensifies, she withdraws from everything that’s real, even her closest friend. When evidence of her life as a secret lover finds its way onto her son’s social media, she risks ruining much more than her marriage or reputation.

As lies beget lies, Lillian’s two worlds spiral dangerously out of control. And betrayals run deeper than she imagines. Because Lillian isn’t the only one leading a double life.

Such a quiet and ordinary wife and mother. Who will even notice what she’s done?

Lillian Smith leads an unexceptional life, writing obituaries and killing time with her inattentive husband and...


A Note From the Publisher

A. R. Torre is a pseudonym for New York Times bestselling author Alessandra Torre. Torre is an award-winning author of more than twenty-six novels. She has been featured in such publications as ELLE and ELLE UK and has guest-blogged for Cosmopolitan and the Huffington Post. In addition, Torre is the creator of Alessandra Torre Ink, a website, community, and online school for aspiring authors. Learn more at www.alessandratorre.com.

A. R. Torre is a pseudonym for New York Times bestselling author Alessandra Torre. Torre is an award-winning author of more than twenty-six novels. She has been featured in such publications as ELLE...


Advance Praise

Praise for A. R. Torre

The Good Lie

“Ambitious and twisty…Great bedtime reading for insomniacs and people willing to act like insomniacs just this once.” Kirkus Reviews

“This kinky tale is compulsively readable.” Publishers Weekly

“A blend of serial killer story, court cases, and even romance, this is a tricky story that will keep readers going.” The Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Every Last Secret

“Deliciously, sublimely nasty: Mean Girls for grown-ups.” Kirkus Reviews

“Torre keeps the suspense high…Readers will be riveted from page one.” Publishers Weekly

“A glamorous and seductive novel that will suck you in and knock you sideways. I love this story, these characters, and the raw emotion they generated in me. I devoured every word. Exceptional.” —Tarryn Fisher, New York Times bestselling author

“Raw and riveting. A clever ride that will make you question everyone and everything.” —Meredith Wild, #1 New York Times bestselling author


Praise for A. R. Torre

The Good Lie

“Ambitious and twisty…Great bedtime reading for insomniacs and people willing to act like insomniacs just this once.” Kirkus Reviews

“This kinky tale is compulsively...


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