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Family of Liars: The Prequel to We Were Liars



Carrie Sinclair tells the ghost of her son Johnny about the summer of 1987, when "the boys" arrive on Beechwood Island, setting off events that will haunt her for years to come.

Publisher Marketing:
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The addictive prequel to the TikTok phenomenon We Were Liars the story of another summer, another generation--and the secrets that will haunt them for decades to come.

I anticipated that at some point a shocking twist would come. And, wow, does it ever. --The New York Times

A perfect beach read. --The Boston Globe

A windswept private island off the coast of Massachusetts.
A hungry ocean, churning with secrets and sorrow.
A fiery, addicted heiress. An irresistible, unpredictable boy.
A summer of unforgivable betrayal and terrible mistakes.

Welcome back to the Sinclair family.
They were always liars.

Product Details


ISBN–13: 9780593485859

Publisher: Delacorte Press

Publication Date: May-2022

Pages: 320

Lexile Level: 0640

Ages: 12 - UP