Too Good To Be True by Carola Lovering

I was obsessed with Carola’s first novel Tell Me Lies, and still think about it ’till this day. Needless to say, I could not wait to read this one!

Thank you St Martin’s Press for my gifted ebook in exchange for my honest review. I ended up buying my own copy!

Synopsis: Skye Starling is overjoyed when her boyfriend, Burke Michaels, proposes after a whirlwind courtship. Though Skye seems to have the world at her fingertips―she’s smart, beautiful, and from a well-off family―she’s also battled crippling OCD ever since her mother’s death when she was eleven, and her romantic relationships have suffered as a result. But now Burke―handsome, older, and more emotionally mature than any man she’s met before―says he wants her. Forever. Except, Burke isn’t who he claims to be. And interspersed letters to his therapist reveal the truth: he’s happily married, and using Skye for his own, deceptive ends. In a third perspective, set thirty years earlier, a scrappy seventeen-year-old named Heather is determined to end things with Burke, a local bad boy, and make a better life for herself in New York City. But can her adolescent love stay firmly in her past―or will he find his way into her future? On a collision course she doesn’t see coming, Skye throws herself into wedding planning, as Burke’s scheme grows ever more twisted. But of course, even the best laid plans can go astray. And just when you think you know where this story is going, you’ll discover that there’s more than one way to spin the truth.

I went into this book knowing it was going to be awesome just because I loved Carola’s writing in her first novel. This, of course, did not disappoint. I think what made this book even better was that she tricked me in the suspenseful twist! I didn’t think she could, but she nailed this genre! I don’t want to go too much into detail about this just because I think it’s even better if you go in on reading this one blindly. I highly recommend it!

5/5 Stars

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