NOW AVAILABLE!! The Truth About Us by Aly Martinez ~ Sarah A’s Review

Truth: Penn Walker entered my life like a summer storm—dark, ominous, and filled with thunder.

After witnessing my husband’s murder, I didn’t have much of a heart left to offer a man.

But Penn took it all.
Every jagged shard.
Every broken bit.
Even the dirty and twisted pieces that I wish never existed.

Lie: I didn’t need him to save me.
Lie: I knew exactly who he was.
Lie: Losing him wouldn’t destroy me.

But that’s the thing about lies—you never know who to believe.

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When I finished The Truth About Lies I was so sad I had to wait for this book but having read The Truth About Us, I can tell you it was well worth the wait.  Aly Martinez did a superb job of wrapping up Cora and Penn’s story, and I am even more enamored with her skills as a storyteller after finishing this duet.

Even though I knew what was going on, my heart broke for Cora during the beginning of this book.  Ms. Martinez did a fabulous job of portraying the devastation Cora was feeling, while still letting her unflappable strength shine through.  My heart broke for her while she was in the throes of grief but still had the resilience to take care of her girls in the way she’d always planned on.

The Truth About Us was rife with suspense.  Almost from the beginning, there were several threads of intrigue that sprouted from the aftermath of the event of The Truth About Lies.  Aly Martinez kept me glued to my kindle trying to discern exactly how things were going to play out and if Penn and Drew were going to get the vengeance they’d been planning for years.  I was utterly taken aback when things came to a head, Ms. Martinez completely astonished me with the twists she threw in.

The Truth About Us is the second book in Aly Martinez’ Truth duet.  The Truth duet is one story told in two volumes, and both stories must be read, in order, to get the complete story.  There will also be a spinoff to this duet, The Ways We Lied, that will focus on another couple.  The Truth About Us is written in dual first-person perspective, narrated by Cora and Penn.

Aly Martinez is the master of duets. Each time she releases one I am blown away by how beautiful they are and how she splits them in the most perfect place, then gives us an outstanding finish to her characters’ stories.  I’ve yet to read a single book of hers I haven’t loved, but there is something special about her duets that makes them stand out from the crowd.

Truth: From over a thousand miles away, I watched on the screen of my phone as two men murdered my wife. And I was helpless to save her.

Consumed by hate and rage, I spent four years running from my memories.

Until a shattered woman gave me a reason to stop.

Cora lived in a nightmare, but through sheer force of will, she’d turned it into something beautiful. She had a smile that could pierce the darkest soul. And with one glance, she shredded mine.

Lie: I was only there for a fresh start.

Lie: I had no idea what I was getting myself into.

Lie: There was nothing I could do to save her, either.

But that’s the thing about lies—you never know who to believe.

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Originally from Savannah, Georgia, USA Today bestselling author Aly Martinez now lives in South Carolina with her four young children.

Never one to take herself too seriously, she enjoys cheap wine, mystery leggings, and baked feta. It should be known, however, that she hates pizza and ice cream, almost as much as writing her bio in the third person.

She passes what little free time she has reading anything and everything she can get her hands on, preferably with a super-sized tumbler of wine by her side.

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The Truth About Us by Aly Martinez ~ COVER REVEAL

Truth: Penn Walker entered my life like a summer storm—dark, ominous, and filled with thunder.

After witnessing my husband’s murder, I didn’t have much of a heart left to offer a man.

But Penn took it all.
Every jagged shard.
Every broken bit.
Even the dirty and twisted pieces that I wish never existed.

Lie: I didn’t need him to save me.
Lie: I knew exactly who he was.
Lie: Losing him wouldn’t destroy me.

But that’s the thing about lies—you never know who to believe.

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Truth: From over a thousand miles away, I watched on the screen of my phone as two men murdered my wife. And I was helpless to save her.

Consumed by hate and rage, I spent four years running from my memories.

Until a shattered woman gave me a reason to stop.

Cora lived in a nightmare, but through sheer force of will, she’d turned it into something beautiful. She had a smile that could pierce the darkest soul. And with one glance, she shredded mine.

Lie: I was only there for a fresh start.

Lie: I had no idea what I was getting myself into.

Lie: There was nothing I could do to save her, either.

But that’s the thing about lies—you never know who to believe.

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Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon AU | Amazon CA

Originally from Savannah, Georgia, USA Today bestselling author Aly Martinez now lives in South Carolina with her four young children.

Never one to take herself too seriously, she enjoys cheap wine, mystery leggings, and baked feta. It should be known, however, that she hates pizza and ice cream, almost as much as writing her bio in the third person.

She passes what little free time she has reading anything and everything she can get her hands on, preferably with a super-sized tumbler of wine by her side.

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The Truth About Lies by Aly Martinez ~ Sarah A’s Review

Truth: From over a thousand miles away, I watched on the screen of my phone as two men murdered my wife. And I was helpless to save her.

Consumed by hate and rage, I spent four years running from my memories.

Until a shattered woman gave me a reason to stop.

Cora lived in a nightmare, but through sheer force of will, she’d turned it into something beautiful. She had a smile that could pierce the darkest soul. And with one glance, she shredded mine.

Lie: I was only there for a fresh start.

Lie: I had no idea what I was getting myself into.

Lie: There was nothing I could do to save her, either.

But that’s the thing about lies—you never know who to believe.

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I don’t know where to start with this book, except I am on tenterhooks waiting for the conclusion of this story in The Truth About Us.  This book took me by surprise in a really great way, I can usually see twists and secrets coming a mile away, but there were a few things that absolutely shocked me in their reveals.

The Truth About Lies started with one of the most heartbreaking scenes I’ve read in some time and kept me on a roller coaster of emotion from that moment on.  The plot of the book was unique, and I was blown away by how wonderfully refreshing it was while still holding the familiarity of romance themes I love.  Ms. Martinez also weaved complex secrets and connections throughout the book without ever giving any hint as to what she was doing.  By the time I reached the ending, I was completely blown away by everything that happened and all the things I’m anticipating in The Truth About Us.

One of the best elements of this book was the characters’ backstories and how poignantly they mirrored each other.  Their shared pain made the connection between Cora and Penn much more intense than it may have been otherwise.  The fact that they’d both suffered the types of loss they had and cared so deeply for the people in their lives made them special and their relationship beautiful and inevitable.

The Truth About Lies is the first book in Aly Martinez’ Truth Duet.  These books are a single story written in two volumes and must be read to get the full picture.  This book is written in dual first-person perspective, narrated by Cora and Penn.

Aly Martinez has continually impressed me with her gritty, emotional stories.  These duets she keeps publishing have all slain me.  She so effortlessly blends the dark with threads of light that form a beautiful picture of the fine line between good and bad, hope and hopeless, and, occasionally, love and hate there is no doubt that these stories come from her soul.

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Originally from Savannah, Georgia, USA Today bestselling author Aly Martinez now lives in South Carolina with her four young children.

Never one to take herself too seriously, she enjoys cheap wine, mystery leggings, and baked feta. It should be known, however, that she hates pizza and ice cream, almost as much as writing her bio in the third person.

She passes what little free time she has reading anything and everything she can get her hands on, preferably with a super-sized tumbler of wine by her side.

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NEW RELEASE!! The Truth About Lies by Aly Martinez

Truth: From over a thousand miles away, I watched on the screen of my phone as two men murdered my wife. And I was helpless to save her.

Consumed by hate and rage, I spent four years running from my memories.

Until a shattered woman gave me a reason to stop.

Cora lived in a nightmare, but through sheer force of will, she’d turned it into something beautiful. She had a smile that could pierce the darkest soul. And with one glance, she shredded mine.

Lie: I was only there for a fresh start.

Lie: I had no idea what I was getting myself into.

Lie: There was nothing I could do to save her, either.

But that’s the thing about lies—you never know who to believe.

***  AVAILABLE IN KINDLE UNLIMITED  ***
Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon AU | Amazon CA

***  PREORDER NOW ~ Releases September 13th!  ***
Amazon

Originally from Savannah, Georgia, USA Today bestselling author Aly Martinez now lives in South Carolina with her four young children.

Never one to take herself too seriously, she enjoys cheap wine, mystery leggings, and baked feta. It should be known, however, that she hates pizza and ice cream, almost as much as writing her bio in the third person.

She passes what little free time she has reading anything and everything she can get her hands on, preferably with a super-sized tumbler of wine by her side.

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The Truth About Lies by Aly Martinez ~ COVER REVEAL

Check out the cover for the first book in THE TRUTH DUET by Aly Martinez!

Truth: From over a thousand miles away, I watched on the screen of my phone as two men murdered my wife. And I was helpless to save her.

Consumed by hate and rage, I spent four years running from my memories.

Until a shattered woman gave me a reason to stop.

Cora lived in a nightmare, but through sheer force of will, she’d turned it into something beautiful. She had a smile that could pierce the darkest soul. And with one glance, she shredded mine.

Lie: I was only there for a fresh start.

Lie: I had no idea what I was getting myself into.

Lie: There was nothing I could do to save her, either.

But that’s the thing about lies—you never know who to believe.

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Originally from Savannah, Georgia, USA Today bestselling author Aly Martinez now lives in South Carolina with her four young children.

Never one to take herself too seriously, she enjoys cheap wine, mystery leggings, and baked feta. It should be known, however, that she hates pizza and ice cream, almost as much as writing her bio in the third person.

She passes what little free time she has reading anything and everything she can get her hands on, preferably with a super-sized tumbler of wine by her side.

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