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The Lie

Kings of Linwood Academy, Book 2
Narrated by: Amanda Stribling
Series: Kings of Linwood Academy, Book 2
Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (27 ratings)

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Summary

Rich boys don't fraternize with the help.
They don't care about the help.
They don't protect the help.

I should've remembered those lessons before I handed over my trust to four gorgeous, domineering boys.

But I didn't.

And now, I'm not the only one who's been hurt.

Someone out there is toying with me and my family, and I don't know who to turn to or who to trust.

I never wanted to play this game. But since the pieces are already on the board...

I'm sure as f--k gonna play to win.

Author's Note: The Lie is a reverse harem high school bully romance, the second book in the Kings of Linwood Academy trilogy. It contains cursing and sexual situations.

©2019 Callie Rose (P)2019 Callie Rose

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Love it

It keeps on getting better and better. I like how her time was split by being one on one with the guys. Again Amanda Stribling is new to me but I am loving her voice. She did an amazing job at narrating.

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With the Lie Out, Will the Truth Come Out???

The LIE: Book 2, The Kings of Linwood Academy, the daughter; with the protection of the Kings, they all continues to find the true guilty person. As they search, they learn about other lies that has been kept secret. Will it put a monkey wrench into their search, or even into their unusual relationship among each other. We will learn more with Book 3: "The Risk."

Amanda Stribling continues to give 150% and more with her performance throughout her storytelling of both books 1and 2. I look forward to the final conclusion of trilogy; "The Risk: Kings of Linwood Academy, Book 3.
I do recommend this book and also Book 1. And, let's go ahead and throw it all in. I'm willing to lay down my cards, because it's going to be worth it.

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Wow!

It’s a very good thing that I have book 3 already in my library and ready to listen to!!!

What a ride this book is! The mystery of what is happening Harlots mother absorbs her and the Kings I’d Linwoods every waking moment!! They are sure they know who the real killer is and work to prove it.

Their relationship flourishes along the way. However... what the find and don’t find is what held my attention, and the end, again left my chin on my chest!!! Gotta go listen to book 3!!! Callie Rose is a genius!!

Amanda Stribling’s voice is perfect for these characters!!

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The intensity heats up in The Lie

And I thought the Help was intense. Things really intensify in this sequel. Lies, angst, suspense and the mean girls are all at play. Harlow and the Kings become their own detectives to try to save Harlow's mom. But as they dig deeper, they uncover more and more lies. As they work together, the relationship of the 5 grow more intense. I loved everything about this book. If it were not for the occasion mention of classes and tests, I would have forgotten they were all in high school. The Kings and Harlow dealt with some major adult topics that had me hooked from the first book. I could not stop listening and had to immediately jump into book 3. This is one series that will grab you and not let you go.

Amanda Stirling once again brought this book to life. She kept all the characters consistent and easy to follow. Her inflictions brought the suspense to a whole new level. I was captured by Stirling's narration and felt as if I was running beside Harlow. Stirling enhanced the experience of this story.

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Good Listen

Harlow is still determined to find the killer and does not care about risking her life. The boys are always there supporting her and wanting her. She explores more with them and discovers she has feelings for them all. Ready for the next one.
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Loved it!

I’ll give it to Callie, she knows how to end a book on a cliffy!

I feel for Harlow so much! My heart breaks for her and her mom. But silver lining, she has the guys.

I love every page of this book. I can’t wait for The Risk!

Amanda did a great job narrating!

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Harlow is trying to navigate through life, new relationships, a bully, and her mother’s imprisonment. Few answers, new questions, but a whole lot of what the heck, need a conclusion.
Amanda did a wonderful job narrating through all the characters in the second book in the King of Linwood series.
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I love this series! What a book! The second book in the series is no different from the first, both had all my attention. I love how much is happening. It’s not just about the romance, that though was amazing and there was so much chemistry between the characters. I haven’t read an RH before and I didn’t think I was going to like it but this was off the charts good. There’s still secrets and mysteries to unfold that I can’t wait to read about in the next book. What a cliffhanger! The narration was wonderful! I loved listening to this audiobook.

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Thank goodness I don't need to wait for book 3

Yes!! thank you book 3 is available because the cliffhanger is real with this one. I thought the first book was good but it just keeps getting better. I get why this one has been getting raved about. Callie Rose out did herself and Amanda Stribling followed suit. Jumping right into 3 now.

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Excellent Second Book

I can't believe the second book is even better than the first. Another huge cliffhanger, I can't wait to listen to the third book. The storyline is engaging, loaded with unexpected twists, turns, drama, and suspense. The narration by Amanda Stribling is outstanding. She did an incredible job bringing the book to life. I really enjoyed this audiobook, and highly recommend the series.
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  • Bethany
  • 25-09-19

I want to to Swimming!

I didn't think book 2 could top book 1 but it went beyond expectations! Once again a major cliffhanger is left and my heart is broken and pounding all at once!

The narration was great! I like her boy voices. She doesn't force them to make it obvious. Very smooth

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  • Lori Farrar
  • 20-09-19

Narrator brings life to an amazing story!

Callie Rose is a brilliant author and this book continues that legacy. It’s sexy, suspenseful, smart. All of the feelings you could want from a book. The narrator for this series is beyond amazing!! She is one of the best narrators I have heard and is perfect for this series!! I cannot say enough about how much of the love this duo! Please, please, please pick up this book - you will not be disappointed 😊

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  • Jennifer Bishop
  • 19-03-20

Love This Book!

I love this book, and of course the series as well! The storyline is unique and full of action, suspense, love, plenty of sexiness, and so much more! You will fall in love with the characters! The audiobook is fantastically done and the narrator is great! You do not want to miss out on this one! I cannot wait to read the next book!

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  • DNA Diva
  • 04-03-20

Hot and mysterious

Things are heating up as Harlow and her Kings of Linwood work to figure out who the real murderer is in time to save Harlow's mother from being framed. As Harlow and the Kings get closer, things really start to heat up. I can't wait to see how this all finishes in book three!

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  • AudioObsessed
  • 01-03-20

3 stars

The relationship starts to develop more between the h and the guys. They start to work together to try and unravel the mystery of what happened to Iris. The story line continues to hold my attention but I feel like we are still being told about things that happen and not shown. Also I wish that the Kings would actually rule the school more. We get so little action at the school or dialogue with outside characters that to me they don't really feel like the Kings of Linwood. With that said I am listening to the final book because I am invested in the story.

Narration was good.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 16-02-20

What’s Next

And so the plot thickens, I can’t wait to hear how the story concludes.

The narration was good, the narrator keeps me wanting more.

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  • Theresa W
  • 11-02-20

Another great book

Harlow has so much going against her. Even though the Kings of Linwood have stood up for her there are still those out to get her. Proving her mom's innocence her tough. I love how through all the ups and downs she is getting closer to the guys. I'm still in love with Lincoln. Guess I'm a sucker for the bad boy. We are really starting to see the feelings involved and feel them. I really enjoyed this book.

Amanda Stribling does a great job narrating. I enjoy listening to her. She is consistent and not over the top with the voices.

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  • Renee
  • 01-02-20

Hold On To Your Seat!!!

This is the second book in the Linwood Academy and you have have listened to The Help before this book or you are going to be lost. The story picks right back up where it left off and we find Harlows mom in a mess and Harolw's heart is broken and she is not really sure what to do. This one will rip your heart out but don't worry it will be healed and then bam it just might stop all together when you get to the end. They mystery of the murder is front and center and it will twist you in knots to try to figure out just what the heck is going on. The narrator is amazing and I didn't want to stop listening but at times had to. Don't miss this series.I am loving it so very very much

I received a copy of this audiobook from Audiobook Obsession to review.

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  • Courtney S.
  • 07-01-20

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I still like the overall premise but think this book was unnecessary. The series should have been a duet IMO. There is still limited intimacy- a slow burn. But I enjoyed it and look forward to the next book. The continuation of the twist keeps the story alive - the romance is secondary.

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  • Jocelyne
  • 30-12-19

Great Second Book!

This is the second book in the Kings of Linwood Academy a Reverse Harem High School Bully Romance. The story continues where the first book ended. In this book, we learn more about the characters. The bond between Harlow, Lincoln, River, Dax, and Chase is stronger, and they share a sizzling chemistry. The storyline is fast-paced, and filled with mystery and suspense. The story ends with another unpredictable cliffhanger. I can't wait to listen to the next and last book in the Series, The Risk. Amanda Stribling did a great job with the narration. #AudiobookObsession