a pack of lies

a pack of lies

  also a tissue of lies (formal)
a story that someone has invented in order to deceive people He dismissed recent rumours that he'd had affairs with a number of women as 'a pack of lies'. The entire account of where she'd been and who she'd been with that night was a tissue of lies.
See also: lie, of, pack
References in classic literature ?
Sometimes the boy thought they must all be inventions, a pack of lies.
Your Honor," he cried, "never have I heard such a pack of lies told by so bare-faced a liar--