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The Good Liar - A Novel

Nicholas Searle

Spinning a page-turning story of literary suspense that begins in the present and unwinds back more than half a century, this unforgettable debut channels the haunting allure of Atonement as its masterfully woven web of lies, secrets, and betrayals unravels to a shocking conclusion. Veteran con artist Roy spots an obvious easy mark when he meets Betty, a wealthy widow, online. In no time at all, he's moved into Betty's lovely cottage and is preparing to accompany her on a romantic trip to Europe. Betty's grandson disapproves of their blossoming relationship, but Roy is sure this scheme will be a success. He knows what he's doing. As this remarkable feat of storytelling weaves together Roy's and Betty's futures, it also unwinds their pasts. Dancing across almost a century, decades that encompass unthinkable cruelty, extraordinary resilience, and remarkable kindness, The Good Liar is an epic narrative of sin, salvation, and survival-and for Roy and Betty, there is a reckoning to be made when the endgame of Roy's crooked plot plays out.

Spinning a page-turning story of literary suspense that begins in the present and unwinds back more than half a century, this unforgettable debut channels the haunting allure of Atonement as its masterfully woven web of lies, secrets, and betrayals unravels to a shocking conclusion. Veteran con artist Roy spots an obvious easy mark when he meets Betty, a wealthy widow, online. In no time at all, he's moved into Betty's lovely cottage and is preparing to accompany her on a romantic trip to Europe. Betty's grandson disapproves of their blossoming relationship, but Roy is sure this scheme will be a success. He knows what he's doing. As this remarkable feat of storytelling weaves together Roy's and Betty's futures, it also unwinds their pasts. Dancing across almost a century, decades that encompass unthinkable cruelty, extraordinary resilience, and remarkable kindness, The Good Liar is an epic narrative of sin, salvation, and survival-and for Roy and Betty, there is a reckoning to be made when the endgame of Roy's crooked plot plays out.
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Spinning a page-turning story of literary suspense that begins in the present and unwinds back more than half a century, this unforgettable debut channels the haunting allure of Atonement as its masterfully woven web of lies, secrets, and betrayals unravels to a shocking conclusion. Veteran con artist Roy spots an obvious easy mark when he meets Betty, a wealthy widow, online. In no time at all, he's moved into Betty's lovely cottage and is preparing to accompany her on a romantic trip to Europe. Betty's grandson disapproves of their blossoming relationship, but Roy is sure this scheme will be a success. He knows what he's doing. As this remarkable feat of storytelling weaves together Roy's and Betty's futures, it also unwinds their pasts. Dancing across almost a century, decades that encompass unthinkable cruelty, extraordinary resilience, and remarkable kindness, The Good Liar is an epic narrative of sin, salvation, and survival-and for Roy and Betty, there is a reckoning to be made when the endgame of Roy's crooked plot plays out.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Matthew Brenher

Length:

10h 48m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:24


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

24:28


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

44:12


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

40:17


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

21:11


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

17:52


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

47:46


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

19:17


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

40:32


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

19:28


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

55:25


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

16:19


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

45:23


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

16:15


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

01:14:23


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

19:57


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

01:06:39


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

01:01:13


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

13:08


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

03:35


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

00:58