Some secrets were meant for sharing.
But not all secrets should be spoken aloud—some need to stay in the dark.
From her earliest years, Lucy had been schooled in the fine art of deception by her dad. Not out of a fundamental dishonesty or a disregard for civility, but out of self-protection. To always be discreet takes daily concerted effort, an effort that can eventually drain a woman’s soul. And to keep secrets, lying is necessary. Lucy knew this better than most people. Her whole life had been a series of deliberate misinformation.