Profile of Pretty Little Liars
What brought the girls back together?
Hey, I'm Logan Tittle for About.com, and we're profiling ABC Family's hit mystery series, Pretty Little Liars.Based on a series of best-selling young adult novels, Pretty Little Liars follows the lives of four teen girls in the suburbs of Pennsylvania. Formerly close friends, the four girls reunite a year after their former friend, Alison, went missing. What brought them back together? They all started getting mysterious messages signed, simply, "A.""A" continually attempts to expose the girls' secrets, and ruin their lives. At first the girls think it's Alison, but when her body is discovered, the friends are left to follow the clues "A" leaves behind in hopes of ousting their tormentor. Of course, they do it all while trying to hide the various secrets "A" is attempting to expose.Lucy Hale is the breakout star of the series, playing artsy Aria. She's joined by Troian Bellisario as super smart Spencer, Ashley Benson as the uber-popular Hanna and Shay Mitchell as sports star Emily.The show garnered ABC Family its highest-rated series debut. Popular with teens and 20-somethings, the series has racked up nominations and wins at The Teen Choice Awards and People's Choice Awards.And that's a quick look at the world of Pretty Little Liars. For more on "A" and the gang, check out About.com.