Book Review – Uncovered by Emily Snow

Uncovered

Synopsis

 

My name is Lizzie Connelly, and I have it all. The gorgeous apartment. The new job most women would rip out their own souls for—working for Margaret Emerson at Emerson & Taylor. I have one of those lives you’ve always dreamt about, the kind you only see on HBO. But, the thing is, that life is a lie. A façade.

It all started with one call. “Everything you know about your story—your father’s story—is a lie. It’s up to you to uncover everything.” One call, and I turned my world upside down to dig my way into Margaret’s life—the woman who I’d never laid eyes on until recently. My stepmother who took everything after my father died fourteen years ago.

The plan was simple—figure out what role she played in my father’s death and expose her to the world.

But here’s another thing: simplicity doesn’t exist, and my plans are flawed from the beginning because I never anticipated Oliver. Sexy, too smart for his own goddamn good, and infuriating, he’s the one person who could blow my plans to uncover Margaret. She’s his mother, and in another life, that would have made him my stepbrother.

I want to pretend that none of that matters, that I can simply finish what I came to do without sparing him a second glance and another thought.

Like I said, though, there’s no such thing as simplicity.

My real name is Gemma Emerson.

And this is my story.

Stephannie

 

5 Star Review

 

Lizzie Connelly gets a job at Emerson and Taylor and is hired to work for Margaret Emerson. Its a dream job but Lizzie isn’t getting the job for that reason at all. She has a plan and working for Margaret is her ticket to finding out about the death for her father. Who is her father? What connection does he have to Margaret Emerson?
The only thing she didn’t plan for when concocting this plan is Oliver. Oliver is sex on a stick, Hot! Oliver is even sexy when he is infuriating and driving her crazy. But she can’t stop thinking about him. But getting involved with him is not part of the plan and could majorly blow her cover. Oliver mom is Margaret. Margaret is Lizzie Stepmother. But Lizzie isn’t her real name its Gemma Emerson.
This is a story full of twists and turns that make an story about discovering the unknown more interesting. I actually love it. It was brilliantly written that you want to uncover the truth with Lizzie/Gemma. Lizzie/Gemma is a great character who you feel compassion for and want her to find what she is looking to uncover.

Oliver just sweeten the story for me. I loved him. He was a major road block Lizzie/Gemma was trying to avoid. He was the magnet and she was the metal. She tried to stay away but his pull on her made it almost impossible to resist. Their chemistry together was amazing and made me question what I want more for Lizzie/Gemma: to uncover the truth or give in to the hot and sexy Oliver. Go check it out and see if she finally uncovered the truth about her father’s death.