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Reviews for The Dead Lie

" A very good debut mystery that travels from Canada to Croatia taking us readers along for the ride!" -- Natalie Carter-Giles, author of Hunting Helena"

A stunning debut from Fear, The Dead Lie is sure to grab you with its tale of murder, organized crime, and family secrets that have long slumbered safely within the past." -- Rocky Hirjata, author of What the River Buries

"With flashbacks and plenty of twists and turns, this debut novel will keep you guessing until the moment Lana’s past merges with the present." -- Anna St. John , author of Doomed by Blooms

"Five stars for The Dead Lie. This twisty suspense kept me on the edge of my seat to the last page. " -- Sue Jaskula, author of Tangled Lies"

A fascinating mystery that traverses continents and generations. Had me hooked right from the start." -- J. M. Donellan, author of Rumors of her Death

"Full of gorgeous imagery wrapped with dangerous consequences, THE DEAD LIE, is a superb debut." -- Lynn Chandler Willis, author of What the Monkey Saw"A great, rollicking read of a book with lots of twists and turns." -- Kim Herdman Shapiro, author of The Raven's Cry

"Ivanka strikes gold with her debut novel. Her written words will draw you in from the opening scene to the end. The richly described setting of Croatia made me feel like I was there. Such an intricate web of lies, leaving the reader to wonder who is really who they say they are. " -- Gayle Brown, author of A Deadly Game, coming 2023

"I was immersed from the beginning both in the dark, fast-paced mystery that is full of twists and turns, and in the well-drawn settings of Canada and Croatia. Author Ivanka Fear has a way of putting readers in the center of the action. I look forward to reading more from this author." -- Lori Duffy Foster, author of the Lisa Jamison Mysteries 

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