People say that when you have a life-altering experience, your brain takes a picture, and that snapshot stays forever in your memory to retrieve again. And again, and again.
Kendra Sullivan loves taking pictures. But when a photograph reveals something unexpected, she sets out to investigate the situation. Before long, Kendra is torn between destroying her family as she's known it and keeping a very dark secret that might ultimately destroy her. This emotionally charged young adult mystery pushes the boundaries between truth and deception and explores the consequences of uncovering life-changing information.
A Christy Ottaviano Book
People say that when you have a life-altering experience, your brain takes a picture, and that memory stays with you to retrieve again, and again, and again. Like an old snapshot, it’s...
Praise for A Lie for a Lie
A Kansas NEA Master List Selection
"This mystery is a savvy family drama with a romantic frame, a great setting, and just enough edge to create suspense."-Booklist
"A teenager grapples with anxieties past and present in Edgar winner MacCready’s gripping coming-of-age tale. . .MacCready does an admirable job of conveying the push and pull between childhood allegiance to one’s parents and the realization that the people who raised you are just that: people."-Publishers Weekly-