International bestselling author Lesley Pearse has lived
a life as rich with incidents, setbacks and joys as any found in
Resourceful, determined and willing to have a go at almost anything, Lesley left home at sixteen. By the mid sixties she was living in London, sharing flats, partying hard and married to a trumpet player in a jazz-rock band. She has also worked as a nanny and a Playboy bunny, and designed and made clothes to sell to boutiques.
It was only after having three daughters that Lesley began to write. The hardships, traumas, close friends and lovers from those early years were inspiration for her beloved novels. She published her first book at forty-nine and has not looked back since.
Lesley is still a party girl.
This is a heart-wrenching journey as dark secrets are exposed and
we understand the decisions Sally was forced to make
A complex and gripping relationship drama
Unpredictable and full of unexpected twists, this is a compelling read
*My Weekly Special*
This book brilliantly builds intrigue as Alice uncovers her mum's life of deception, lies and love
*Woman & Home*
Full of suspense and intriguing characters
A twisting, turning and utterly addictive tale of mystery, hardship and self-survival
*Lancashire Evening Post*
Written with Pearse's typically engaging and effortless style of storytelling, Deception is an intriguing book of highs, lows, struggles and perseverance
A gritty, gripping drama . . . A raw, truthful and moving account, building intrigue as Alice gradually uncovers her mother's life of deception, lies - and love
Praise for Lesley Pearse
Storytelling at its very best
Evocative, compelling, told from the heart
*Woman & Home*
Intriguing, heart-tugging, beautifully written