Family of Liars takes place 27 years prior to the original story and spotlights the Liars’ mothers, who spend a pivotal summer on Beechwood as teenagers. When tragedy upends what was meant to be a time of fun, laughter, and first love, the bonds of family are tested, revealing who will crack under the pressure, and who will forever uphold the Sinclair family’s rules, keeping secrets no matter what the damage.---from Publisher's Weekly
The thrilling prequel to the #1 New York Times bestseller We Were Liars takes readers back to the story of another summer, another generation, and the secrets that will haunt them for decades to come.
A windswept private island off the coast of Massachusetts. A hungry ocean, churning with secrets and sorrow. A fiery, addicted heiress. An irresistible, unpredictable boy. A summer of unforgivable betrayal and terrible mistakes.
Welcome back to the Sinclair family. They were always liars.---from the publisher
320 pages 978-0-593-48585-9 Ages 12 and up
Keywords: thriller, secrets, family, islands, prequel, death and dying, social issues, 12 year old, 13 year old, 14 year old, 15 year old