“What a pack of lies! I loved it. This beautiful, close-knit, proper family is not at all what they seem. They are none of those things and yet they are those things and more. This is even better than We Were Liars.”
— Heather Weirich-Roy, Gibson's Bookstore, Concord, NH
The thrilling prequel to the TikTok phenomenon and #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.