"A riveting eye opener"
Reviewed by Helen Williams
Posted April 16, 2017
Suspense | Thriller
ONE PERFECT LIE by Lisa Scottoline is a very intriguing
with unexpected revelations. This is a story about high
school athletes. One is from an affluent family, one is
recruited for a full-ride scholarship to a Division I
and the other is the son of a struggling single mother who
lives for her son. All three of these athletes are
vulnerable, easy to impress young men. This is a story
home grown terrorism and nothing is as it appears. This is
one of those stories that totally surprised me because
was what I expected. It has a real life feeling to it
it has true relevance to today and the world we live in.
an eye opener of how easily teenagers can be influenced and
pulled into doing something they have no control over.
Chris Brennan is the new teacher and assistant baseball
that looks perfect on paper. But everything is not what it
appears to be. He starts getting to know the athletes and
will either be a positive or negative influence in their
Raz is an athletically talented athlete with a promising
career in baseball who is being recruited for a full-time
scholarship. But a painful loss leaves him vulnerable and
easily influenced to make good or bad choices.
Jordan is a shy baseball player who has a struggling single
mother concerned about his friendship with one of his
teammates that comes from affluent family. She has
about her son being steered down the wrong path.
Evan has a father who is a surgeon and a mother who spends
time attending social events and drinking. The father and
are keeping secrets that may destroy them all.
This is a riveting and emotional story with shocking twists
that you won't see coming.
A handsome stranger moves to the small Pennsylvania town of
Central Valley, and his name is Chris Brennan. He’s applying
for a job as a teacher and varsity baseball coach at the
local high school, and he looks perfect, on paper. But his
name is an alias, his resume is false, and everything about
him is a lie. And he has a secret plan - for which he needs
a pawn on the baseball team.
Susan Sematov loves her younger son Raz, the quirky and
free-spirited pitcher of the team. But Raz’s adored father
died only a few months ago, and the family is
grief-stricken. Secretly, Raz is looking to fill the
Daddy-shaped hole in his heart.
Heather Larkin is a struggling single mother who’s dedicated
to her only son Jordan, the quiet rookie on the team. But
Jordan’s shy and reserved nature renders him vulnerable to
attention, including that of a new father-figure.
Mindy Kostis is the wife of a busy surgeon and the queen bee
of the baseball boosters, where her super-popular son Evan
is the star catcher. But she doesn’t realize that Evan’s
sense of entitlement is becoming a full-blown case of
affluenza, and after he gets his new BMW, it’s impossible to
know where he’s going – or whom he’s spending time with.
The lives of these families revolve around the baseball team
– and Chris Brennan. What does he really want? How far will
he go to get it? Who among them will survive the lethal
jeopardy threatening them, from the shadows?
Enthralling and suspenseful, One Perfect Lie is an
emotional thriller and a suburban crime story that will keep
readers riveted to the shocking end, with killer twists and
characters you won’t soon forget.
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