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The Deceivers

(2019)
(The first book in the Val Hall series)
A novel by

 
 
Pretty Little Liars meets Ocean's 11 in this intrigue-filled contemporary drama.

Welcome to Vale Hall: a school for aspiring con artists. When Brynn Hilder is recruited to the elite Vale Hall, she can't believe her luck. Vale means a new life, away from her mom's loser boyfriend Pete and her run-down neighborhood. But Brynn soon learns that she hasn't been recruited because of her straight A's - she's been chosen because up until now, her extracurriculars involved conning rich North Shore kids out of their extravagant allowances in an attempt to save up for college.

At Vale Hall, she'll be expected to use her skills for a much bigger purpose: to rid the city of crooked politicians and corrupt officials. The thought of giving entitled jackasses their comeuppance is the maraschino cherry on this too-good-to-be-true sundae. But that's before Brynn meets her mark - a senator's son. Before she understands that the headmaster of Vale Hall has secrets of his own and will stop at nothing to protect them. Before she realizes how in over her head she is. As the lines of right and wrong blur for Brynn, she must figure out who she can trust before it's too late.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Praise for this book

"Brilliantly plotted, tightly paced, and intensely smart. The Deceivers is the perfect con, full of clever characters, untrustworthy romance, and lie after lie after lie, with just enough truth tossed in to make you question everything. Kristen Simmons is a deceptive genius. I could not devour this book fast enough." - Stephanie Garber

"Masterful, suspenseful, and brilliantly executed, The Deceivers is the perfect con. Kristen Simmons is an outstanding storyteller, and this is her best yet." - Amie Kaufman

"Addictive and delicious, The Deceivers will keep you turning the pages well into the night!" - Katie McGarry

"Beneath its quick and clever dialogue, The Deceivers examines the moral grey area between good and evil. Lying has never seemed so much fun." - Katharine McGee


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Used availability for Kristen Simmons's The Deceivers

Hardback Editions

February 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Deceivers (Vale Hall)
Author(s): Kristen Simmons
ISBN: 1-250-17579-8 / 978-1-250-17579-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Teen
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

February 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Deceivers (Vale Hall)
Author(s): Kristen Simmons
ISBN: 1-250-17580-1 / 978-1-250-17580-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Teen
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

February 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Deceivers
Author(s): Kristen Simmons
Publisher: Recorded Books
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February 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Deceivers
Author(s): Kristen Simmons
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon AU   


February 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Deceivers
Author(s): Kristen Simmons
Publisher: Recorded Books
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February 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Deceivers
Author(s): Kristen Simmons
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

February 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Deceivers (Vale Hall Book 1)
Author(s): Kristen Simmons
Publisher: Tor Teen
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU