Would I Lie to You? – Wimbledon’s Aliya Ali-Afzal

Would I Lie to You? – Wimbledon’s Aliya Ali-Afzal

Posted by Eyes of Lady Wimbledon | 24 January 2022 | Arts & Culture

She could lose the perfect life… if she tells the truth.

What happens when you have your dream life – and are about to lose it? From local Wimbledon author Aliya Ali-Afzal, Would I Lie to You?  is the gripping read that will see you through those long, dark, winter nights. The perfect page turner to cosy up with. we guarantee, you won’t be able to put this one down.At the school gates in Wimbledon Village, Faiza fits in. It took a few years and a brand new wardrobe, but now the snobbish mothers who mistook her for the nanny treat her as one of their own. But the perfect life costs money. When her husband Tom loses his job, Faiza realises she’ll have to reveal her biggest secret: she’s spent her family’s entire life savings.

Unless she doesn’t… 

It only takes a second to lie to Tom. Now Faiza has six weeks to find £75,000 or risk losing the family she has worked so hard to protect. Would I Lie to You? is a poignant and entertaining novel which explores those all too familiar pressures of parenthood, and the demands of living a modern lifestyle. If you love books by Adele Parks, Celeste Ng, or Kiley Reid then make sure you pick up a copy today!

Subject to rave reviews from the likes of Cosmopolitan, Sophie Kinsella and Clare Mackintosh the book is now available in paperback on Amazon and through all good bookstores, including Wimbledon’s very own Waterstones. Would I Lie to You? has recently been selected for World Book Night (23rd April 2022), a programme organised by The Reading Agency charity which brings people of all backgrounds together to read more. This year alone the charity will be donating 84,000 books to organisations across the country to people who don’t regularly read or who have limited access to books. You can find out more about their work at: https://worldbooknight.org/

About the author: Aliya Ali-Afzal lives in London and is studying for an MA in Creative Writing at Royal Holloway, University of London. She is an Alum of the Curtis Brown Creative Novel writing course, and her writing has been longlisted for The Bath Novel Award, The Mslexia Novel Competition, The Mo Prize Hachette UK, and The Primadonna Prize. Aliya has a degree in Russian and German from UCL, University of London. She moved to London from Pakistan as a young child, and has always lived there, first working as a City head-hunter and then retraining as an Executive MBA career coach before becoming a writer.


Twitter: @AAAiswriting

Instagram: @aliyaaliafzalauthor

Book: Would I Lie to You? By Aliya Ali-Afzal 

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