Title: Joyous Lies
Author: Margaret Ann Spence
Category/Genre: Fiction (mainstream women's fiction)
Short Description: Shy botanist Maelle follows the utopian beliefs of her grandparents’ commune, on which she was raised following her mother’s early death. When new lover Zachary claims her mother and his father died together in his father's medical research lab, Maelle must confront the commune's secrets and lies.