Gathering Lies is the story of three generations of a Southern family, encompassing the last half of the twentieth century. The novel weaves a compelling saga of years of family secrets and lies.Jade lives a simple life on a Tennessee farm, but at age twenty-five, everything changes. The unexpected death of her husband and father is devastating. Her father's deathbed confession shatters her belief in her own identity. The emotional chaos that follows sends her on a journey into three generations of the past.Jade becomes obsessed with the task of unraveling the web. She can't control a driving force to know the truth. Each shocking revelation adds to her anger and hurt. By the time she gathers the lies and lays all the ghosts to rest, the secrets and lies that broke her heart have changed her life forever. Can she find that simple life again?