Linda’s Book Obsession Reviews “The Lies that Bind” by Emily Griffin, Penguin Random House, June 2, 2020
Emily Griffin, author of “The Lies that Bind” has written and intriguing, and entertaining story. The genres for this novel are Women’s Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, and Romantic Fiction. The timelines for the story are 2001 and 2011 and goes to the past and future when it pertains to the characters or events. The setting is mostly in New York. The author describes her dramatic cast of characters as complex, complicated, and confused. There are secrets, omissions of truth, lies, twists, and turns, and betrayals.
Emily Griffin describes the importance of communication, honesty, and loyalty. The author discusses the importance of family, friends, forgiveness, second chances and the possibility of love and hope. I would recommend this thought-provoking novel to those readers who enjoy an interesting read.