After being unpopular at her old school, Mackenzie gets a new chance at life after moving to a new town. She doesn’t fit in as the new girl but finds an unlikely friend in Kira, a Russian girl from the library. Mackenzie and Kira quickly become best friends.
During Kira’s holiday to Russia, Mackenzie does her best to attract the affections of Ramon, her crush and the local bad boy. But after Kira returns, the girls are sucked into a mystery involving several acts of vandalism.
It is clear the criminal is among her friends, and Mackenzie is soon faced with tough decisions. Will she value her friendship with Kira over her relationship with Ramon, and in the end, is there anyone she can trust?
Based on a true story, The Convenience of Lies is a powerful journey through the relationships within a conflicted teen mind.