LIES LOVERS TELL
The main characters develop a relationship that is slightly convoluted, and it's interesting to see how they maneuver around their secret identities to find common ground. While Day writes
well about corporate intrigue in the Los Angeles real estate market, the shifting points of view are hard to follow, and sometimes the good guys are not so easy to discern. The fringe players keep this story from being predictable, and all the puzzle pieces are neatly in place by the final chapter.
"Sam" is actually Sean Wynn, a private investigator who was hired by Zeke's rival to spy on him. Sean's investigation eventually leads him to the conclusion that the only people playing by the rules of this game are Maya and himself. (Dafina, Oct., 308 pp., $6.99)