Zach's Lie (Zach's Lie #1)
Jack, his mother, and his sister are then forced to enter Witness Security Program. Jack becomes "Zach" and moves to Elko, ...more
First, his name is Jack, not Zach. But he’ll never be able to use “Jack” again. Never.
Second, some guys broke into his house and duct-taped his mother, his sister and Jack on the couch. Then they held a phone up to his mom - and told her the only thing she could say to Jack’s father on the other end: they will k ...more
This fast paced, generally upbeat, b ...more
Jack Osbourne has always lived a normal, suburban life with his parents and sister. Until the night he is woken up in the middle of the night by men who threaten to kill him, his mother and his sister if they don't do exactly what they say. That was the night that changed everything. The night his father was arrested for drug trafficking, forcing he, his mother and sister into the Witness Protection Program. The night he became Zach Granger.
The Grangers live in a tiny town in Nevada's Ruby Moun...more
That being said, I have some opinions on this book that contradict the things others have said.
I read this series in grade 7. Not because it was mandatory, I just picked it up at the library one day. I haven't read them since but I remember that I thought they were kick booty (because back then I couldn't say 'ass').
Let me tell you why....
That was the year that my dad got cancer. Things were really tough in my house. I just took to curling up with a book when I w ...more
Jack, sister JoAnne, and Mom are awakened in the wee hours of the morn by 3 masked, armed men. Their arms are bound and mouths duck taped.
This is the beginning of a never ending nightmare for them. They watch as their home is ransacked, and then are warned never to involve authorities if they want to live. As the day breaks, police storm the home, the house is arrested, meaning drawers are emptied in bags, computers are carr ...more
My teachers at my old school used to read to us and this was one of the books they read to us and I was always so excited to hear the next chapter. The plot as good, and after our teacher finished it we wanted the next in the series. This was one of my first exposures to series with cliff hangers which I initially was mad at but now ap ...more
While living in this new town with new identies the main character Zach (Jack) gets in a fight with one of the boys named Peter from his new school. A ...more
This was a great book, especially for thos ...more
By: Roland Smith
Zach’s lie is a thrilling mind blowing book. It gives you a real life stories line that could actually happen to someone. This book I read got me really into it was I couldn’t put it down till I finished. Zach’s lie has 3 main parts in it. The 1st part of the book that I read is called Flight. It gives you depth information about the family what happen with jack’s father and how it’s going to change their lives forever. The stories line begin ...more
Have you ever had to go into the witness protection program because you almost got killed by a drug lord? In this book all you want to know about the witness protection program is in it.
In this book they start out in a big house and had alot of cars. they where rich then it happened. Well his dad bought a small airline and met a man named Alonzo and he was a big drug lord and had a problem with his father after he refused to do anymore drug trafficking with his airline ...more
Jack Osbourne leads a pretty typical pre-teen life. Nothing out of the ordinary until the night his house is broken into and armed men threaten his family. It turns out that Jack's father was drug trafficking and, before he came to his senses and had time to report the cartel, he was arrested. The Osbornes, with the exception of Mr. Osbourne, are placed in WITSEC and sent off to Elko, Nevada.
Life in WIT ...more
B. I rate this book 5 out of 5 stars.
C. This is a great book that I encourage anyone who likes action or suspense books to read. Once you start reading this book, you'll never want to stop. It is great from beginning to end, and there are no boring parts. I think the author could've made the ending better than it is, but it's still an awesome book. This book had me feel a mixture of feelin ...more
I give this book a 5 out of 5 stars and would recommend it to a friend because I love the action in the book and that there is always something new in every chapter.
Here is an action moment in the book. “I woke up with a hand clamped over my mouth, a man telling me make one sound and you will die.” That is from the part of the book when the bad guys bre ...more
Smith was born in Portland, Oregon, and graduated from Portland State University and, following a part-time job at the Oregon Zoo in Portland, began a 20-year career as a zookeeper, both at the Oregon Zoo and the Point Defiance Zoo in Tacoma, Washington. After working to save wildlife following the E ...more