It's springtime in suburban Rosewood, which means iced soy lattes, fresh manicures in shimmering pastels—and prom. But while everyone else is fl ipping through the racks at Saks in search of the perfect dress, Hanna, Spencer, Emily, and Aria are on a diff erent kind of hunt: They're looking for A. . . .
Hanna puts her campaign for prom queen on the back burner to volunteer at the burn clinic, where one of A's victims is recovering. Emily digs into Ali's past at the mental hospital with some very crazy consequences. Spencer contacts a private eye to help her stalk her stalker. But when their sessions get a little too private, they may forget to keep their eyes on A. . . . And Aria's worried that A is even closer than she thought. When her dark secret from Iceland fi nally comes to light, she discovers that maybe, just maybe, the one person she's been trying to hide the truth from has known all along.
The liars are fi nally taking the fi ght to A. But no matter what they do, A's always one step ahead, ready to crush the girls completely.