Veteran con artist Roy spots an obvious easy mark when he meets Betty, a wealthy widow, online. In no time at all, he's moved into Betty's lovely cottage and is preparing to accompany her on a romantic trip to Europe. Betty's grandson disapproves of their blossoming relationship, but Roy is sure this scheme will be a success. He knows what he's doing. As this remarkable feat of storytelling weaves together Roy's and Betty's futures, it also unwinds their pasts.
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of The Good Liar by Nicholas Searle, read by Martin Jarvis. This is a life told back to front. This is a man who has lied all his life. Roy is a conman living in a small English town, about to pull off his final con. He is going to meet and woo a beautiful woman and slip away with her life savings. But who is the man behind the con, and what has he had to do to survive this life of lies? And why is this beautiful woman so willing to be his next victim?
Roy und Betty haben sich über ein Datingportal im Internet kennengelernt - ungewöhnlich für zwei Menschen über 80. Bald ist Roy in Bettys schönem Haus auf dem Lande eingezogen. Doch irgendetwas führt er im Schilde. Roy ist ein Krimineller: Mit 70 hat er gutgläubige Anleger betrogen, mit 50 im Rotlichtbezirk von Soho schmutzige Geschäfte gemacht, als junger Mann noch Schlimmeres getan - und auch der Greis folgt noch dem Trieb, anderen Menschen Böses anzutun. Wer ist dieser Roy?
Francis O'Neill is an IRA terrorist - and he will kill for the cause. Gentleman Joe is his boss - and he wants power. Liam is his brother - and he wants money. Richard is the British intelligence officer - and he wants to recruit him. Bridget is his wife - and she wants to get out. A Traitor in the Family is the story of a man who remains devoted to a cause while everyone around him gives in to temptation....