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READERS GUIDE. The questions below are intended to assist your reading group’s discussion of Lisa Unger’s fast-paced, thrilling novel. Attention: Plot spoilers. Instant New York Times bestselling author Lisa Unger’s second sensational thriller featuring Ridley Jones “bursts from the starting gate and never lets up. Sliver Of Truth [Lisa Unger] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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At any point in the novel did you believe Max was alive? That night, she hears something outside her hospital door. This, along with its sequel Sliver of Truth, are thrillers by Lisa Unger.

Unger has a far more sophisticated way with a thriller than that.

In Beautiful Lies, Jake tells Ridley a lie and she believes him though many of my clever readers did not! The plot was fairly ridiculous in a Jason Bourne kind of way, but it was an enjoyable enough read and I will give this author another go in due slivwr.


In Beautiful Lies, Ridley Jones stepped off a street corner and into an abyss of violence, deception, and fear. Ridley made one stupid move after another and what happened with her and Jake was just dumb. Another trivial, but illustrative, example is when when she has the protagonist—who is on serious antibiotics at this time while also chasing down a lead through a dangerous, unknown nightclub—drinking beer. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

Her heroine, Ridley Jones, narrates her story in such an intimate way, she seems to be speaking to me personally. That said, it was very enjoyable to read and I zipped through it very quickly. There was much too much examination of her feelings and much too much putting herself into dangerous situations through stupidity. Even though author Ungr Unger is a very good story teller leave this dud on the shelf.


Or the fact that the piece-of-crap air conditioner she’d been begging him to replace for two summers was no competition for a kitchen where there were three pans on the stove and a pork roast in the oven Also by Lisa Unger. One person found this helpful.

For two, the speaker offers up a lot of background information that is completely irrelevant to plot, characterization, or much of anything.

Detailed Review Summary of Sliver of Truth by Lisa Unger

Sep 10, Emily rated it really liked it. I found the book to flip between current time, and past time too much and the story wasn’t always being told in chronological fruth. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Sliver of Truth Ridley Jones.

This is the follow-up to Lisa Unger’s first novel, Beautiful Lies. I liked the pace of the action and the story-telling although could’ve done without all the foreshadowing and chatty asides.

Leaving the hotel alone, she walks down to the concierge where she passes out. Just as there was no easy way to end Beautiful Lies, there was no easy end for Sliver of Truth.

But I will tell you that in Sliver of Truth Ridley answers some important questions for herself.

Sliver of Truth Reader’s Guide

All the way through this novel we get a rehash of the first novel, she repeats herself constantly. I hadn’t read it in a while, and my memory was refreshed quite expertly, without a lot of boring exposition, but I don’t know kf one would be able to follow along well if they hadn’t read it at all.


At ilsa end of one chapter, we find the speaker finishing up an argument with her boyfriend in New York City. The best sometimes make horrible choices.

Dylan tells her that she needs to get dressed, they are leaving. Or sitting for hours, Dutch comes in again to release them. Want to Read saving….

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Opinion about the main character: She also jumps forward in time and and then explains her actions and conversations This is the second book about Ridley Jones, it is a continuation of the Beautiful Lies and while I enjoyed it, I am pretty much done with Ridley Jones. We are experiencing eliver difficulties. Sliver of Truth, by Lisa Unger 1 10 Apr 06, Again, enough twists and turns and a little less sex to keep you intrigued without going overboard.

Go get the pair of them and read them now. Also here, Ridley’s lf, that worked in the first book were way too frequent and repetitive.

Also, the book was a little heavy on the foreshadowing of future plot points.


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