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Author: Lisa Scottoline Narrator: George Newbern Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: April 2017 ISBN: 9781427282101
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On paper, Chris Brennan looks perfect. He's applying for a job as a high school government teacher, he's ready to step in as an assistant baseball coach, and his references are impeccable.

But everything about Chris Brennan is a lie.

Susan Sematov is proud of her son Raz, a high school pitcher so athletically talented that he's being recruited for a full-ride scholarship to a Division I college, with a future in major-league baseball. But Raz’s father died only a few months ago, leaving her son in a vulnerable place where any new father figure might influence him for good, or evil.

Heather Larkin is a struggling single mother who lives for her son Justin's baseball games. But Justin is shy, and Heather fears he is being lured down a dark path by one of his teammates, a young man from an affluent family whose fun-loving manner might possibly conceal his violent plans.

Mindy Kostis succumbs to the pressure of being a surgeon's wife by filling her days with social events and too many gin and tonics. But she doesn’t know that her husband and her son, Evan, are keeping secrets from her – secrets that might destroy all of them.

At the center of all of them is Chris Brennan. Why is he there? What does he want? And what is he willing to do to get it?

Enthralling and suspenseful, Lisa Scottoline's One Perfect Lie is an emotional thriller and a suburban crime story that will have listeners riveted up to the shocking end, with killer twists and characters you won’t soon forget.

"Scottoline keeps the pace relentless as she drops a looming threat into the heart of an idyllic suburban community, causing readers to hold their breath in anticipation." –Booklist

"Readers can be assured that the author nails the high school milieu, from athletic rivalries to sexting...they're in for one thrilling ride." –Kirkus Reviews

"Entertaining...This fast-paced read culminates in a daring chase that would play well on the big screen." –Publishers Weekly

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Quotes & Awards

  • "Scottoline is at her best with this thriller about ATF agent Curt Abbott, and George Newbern is the guy to convince listeners of one thing when quite another is actually going on...Newbern sets the scene so deftly that when the truth is revealed, listeners will discover they were completely taken in...Newbern makes this thrill-a-minute ride worth taking. AudioFile Magazine

    "Newbern nails the universal world-weariness of an undercover cop and the feelings of others in this emotional drama...A surefire winner.

  • “Scottoline is at her best with this thriller about ATF agent Curt Abbott, and George Newbern is the guy to convince listeners of one thing when quite another is actually going on…Newbern sets the scene so deftly that when the truth is revealed, listeners will discover they were completely taken in…Newbern makes this thrill-a-minute ride worth taking.”

    AudioFile

  • “This fast-paced read culminates in a daring chase that would play well on the big screen.

    Publishers Weekly

  • “The author nails the high school milieu, from athletic rivalries to sexting…one thrilling ride on the roller coaster.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • “This stand-alone suspense novel is not to be missed by Scottoline’s fans as well as other readers who relish fast-paced thrillers by Linda Fairstein and John Grisham.”

    Library Journal

  • “[An] exciting and absorbing page-turner…[for] teens who enjoy tales of espionage and action.”

    School Library Journal

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Julie | 4/22/2019

    " One perfect lie takes the reader down a path and quicker than you can figure out what happened, you start down another path with a different outlook on the main character of the book. I enjoyed this novel very much couldn't put it down. I chose this book mainly because George Newbern is one of my favorite narrators and he does a superb job narrating this book. I highly recommend Scottoline's book "One Perfect Lie". "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Twigsy | 2/7/2018

    " Scottoline has outdone herself in this novel. where the concept of "truth" takes on many meanings. While it was tough to get through the suburban women worrying about "the big crises" in their lives, it was well worth it. Once the action takes off, all the reader can do is hang on! George Newbern (who stars as "Charlie" on the ABC series Scandal), is the perfect person to read this novel. "

About the Author

Lisa Scottoline is the author of numerous New York Times bestsellers. She has won an Edgar® Award and Cosmopolitan magazine’s “Fun Fearless Fiction” Award, and she is the president of Mystery Writers of America. She teaches a course on justice and fiction at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, her alma mater. There are thirty million copies of her books in print, and she has been published in over thirty-five countries.

About the Narrator

George Newbern is an Earphones Award–winning narrator and a television and film actor best known for his roles as Brian MacKenzie in Father of the Bride and Father of the Bride Part II, as well as Danny in Friends. As a voice actor, he is notable for his role as Superman on the Cartoon Newtork series Static Shock, Justice League, and Justice League Unlimited. He has guest starred on many television series, including Scandal, The Mentalist, Private Practice, CSI: Miami, and Numb3rs. He holds a BA in theater arts from Northwestern University.