The Lying Game
By Sara Shepard
Harper Teen, Hardcover, 9780062114167, 307pp.
Publication Date: August 2011
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Pretty girls dont play by the rules. They make them.
Abandoned by her mother at age five, Emma Paxton has had a rough life in foster care, always longing for a family of her own. When she discovers Sutton Mercer, the wealthy twin she never knew she had, she leaps at the chance to meet her. But then Sutton disappears. . . .
Mistaking Emma for her sister, Suttons friends whisk her away. At first Emma plays along, eager to peek into her twins life. Sutton seems to have everything Emma never gotan adoring boyfriend, fiercely loyal friends, and a close-knit familybut as Emma is drawn further into Suttons world, she finds that everyone is hiding dark secrets. Worst of all, Sutton may not be coming backever.
Now, to find out what happened to her, Emma must keep up the charade. But one wrong move and she could end up missing as well.
Let the Lying Game begin.
“The Lying Game is a stay–up–past–your–bedtime type of thriller…full of amazingly believable plot twists and turns.”
-Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) (Starred Review)
“A fun and fast–moving mystery…[readers] will race through the pages as Emma pieces together clues and will have plenty to ponder as they anticipate the next installment.”
“A thrilling mystery with just the right doses of romance and danger.”
-School Library Journal