For eighteen-year-old Becca Torrence, the chance to finish high school in a new town, where no one knows her or the secrets of that night, should be a dream come true. But when the first day of school rolls around, something is wrong.
Instead of being greeted with warm smiles and reassuring hellos, Becca finds herself on the receiving end of icy stares and cruel whispers. Putting it down to her status as an outsider, she holds her head high, because they can’t know.
Determined to make her new life in Credence work, Becca is willing to do whatever it takes to fit in. Even if it means losing herself in the process.
A white lie can save you … Too many lies will break you.
A mature YA story recommended for readers 17+
Liar Liar is the first book that I have read by L.A.Cotton, and for the most part, I really loved it.
Teenage angst is always a great read for me because emotions are always higher and unpredictable. Something that L.A.Cotton has undertaken really well in this book. Becca is such a strong character; she takes so much hatred and spite from so many different angles yet holds her head high and faces it all head on. It really is quite inspiring.
The only thing that, for me, took that something special from the story was how too many mysteries seem to be forming, with no answers. We are yet to find out why Becca moved to Credence, why Kendall holds such a hatred for Becca and how she seems to know her secret. What really is the relationship between Evan, Kendall and Becca’s so called new friends? What is Scarlett’s story?
All these questions would be fine to have if they came up after a plot twist. But these questions are formed early on in the book, so it is frustrating to not have any answers to any of them. Of course, I am presuming that those answers are coming in the next book, which I am definitely eager to read, but to have no resolution to any part of the plot, by now, is disappointing.
Saying that, I still highly recommend Liar Liar. It is a great story overall and I know I can’t wait to read what happens next!
About the Author
Contemporary romance and romantic suspense … written with feeling
L.A is author of contemporary romance novels ranging from sweet with just a hint of steam, to suspenseful reads full of angst, tension, twists and turns. Home is a small town in the middle of England where she currently juggles being a full-time mum to two little people with writing. In her spare time (and when she’s not camped out in front of the laptop) you’ll most likely find L. A immersed in a book, escaping the chaos that is life.
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