Once a Liar by A.F Brady #BlogTour

June 15, 2019


Lawyer Peter Caine worked ruthlessly to reach the top and has an unbeaten track record in defending those accused of the most deplorable crimes. but when Charlie Doyle, Peter’s former lover, is found dead, Peter finds himself in the spotlight - not as the defender, but as the prime suspect.

With everything on the line, Peter races to prove his innocence - and, as the evidence mounts against him, he’s forced to confront his own web of lies. But the truth of who killed Charlie Doyle is more twisted than anyone could have imagined...


’Taut and Intelligent’ PRIMA   ‘Utterly Addictive’ Lisa Hall

My Review

Peter Caine is a highly successful lawyer but he is a cheating husband and an uninterested father

Told in a ‘then’ and ‘now’ narrative, in the ‘then’ Peter is a fresh faced new lawyer, a nice guy looking to make it in the world and do the right thing.

In the ‘now’ he’s a ruthless lawyer with no care for anyone not even his son, recently moved in with Peter after his mother and Peter’s ex wife’s death.

A.F Brady has created a wholely unlikeable protagonist in Peter and when his on/off lover is found brutally murdered the finger is firmly pointed at him.

In a race against time Peter tries to prove his innocence but who believes a liar?

The finale builds into a jaw dropping cracker.

A slowly paced suspense thriller, that almost only really gets started about half way through, You can’t help but love to hate Peter and the author achieves that perfectly

It feels quite a character led book and is very well written with a great plot.

Taut, Tense, a good read.


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