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 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 kws 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.