Good Liar

Publisher: HarperCollins Release date: 2016-02-02

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Now a major motion picture starring Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen. A superb thriller and a truly engrossing read.Ruth Ware,New York Timesbestselling author ofIn a Dark, Dark WoodandThe Woman in Cabin 10 When Roy meets a wealthy widow online, he can hardly believe his luck. Just like Patricia Highsmiths Tom Ripley, Roy is a man who lives to deceiveand everything about Betty suggests shes an easy mark. Hes confident that his scheme to swindle her will be a success. After all, hes done this before. As this remarkable feat of storytelling weaves together Roys and Bettys futures, it also unwinds the past. Dancing across more than half a centurydecades that encompass unthinkable cruelty, extraordinary resilience, and remarkable kindnessit takes us right back to the beginning of their very different lives, following the twists and turns through childhood, an adolescence and young adulthood indelibly marked by war, and an adult existence carved out amid a world still reeling from its aftermath. As Roys sins stack up against the burdens Betty carries, it becomes a story of salvation, and survivaland for Roy and Betty, there is a reckoning to be made when the endgame of Roys crooked plot plays out.Some things can never be forgotten. Or forgiven.

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Additional Information

Genre: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Collection: Harper

Type: EPub

Pages 352

ISBN: 9780062407511

Additional Information

Genre: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Collection: Harper

Type: EPub

Pages 352

ISBN: 9780062407511

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