As time has passed since Alison, then the queen bee of the bunch, went missing.
Spencer, Aria, Hanna and Emily have gone on with their lives, though theyve grown apart.
As the years go by, each girl finds herself facing a new set of challenges when anonymous text messages from A threaten to expose all their secrets -- both old secrets the girls were sure only Alison knew, and newer secrets developed after Alisons disappearance.
Synopsis: A clique of teenage girls drift apart after the group's leader, Alison Di Laurentis, goes missing.
Her body is found and the girls are reunited at her funeral.
All four begin receiving text messages from the mysterious 'A', who seems to know many of the group's deepest secrets, some of which only the late Alison had knowledge of.
The girls join forces against A's scheming and try to uncover the mystery of Alison's death.
Based on the Pretty Little Liars series of young adult novels by Sara Shepard, the series follows the lives of four girls — Spencer, Hanna, Aria, and Emily — whose clique falls apart after the disappearance of their queen bee, Alison.
One year later, they begin receiving messages from someone using the name "A" who threatens to expose their secrets — including long-hidden ones they thought only Alison knew.couldn't get any crazier, they drop another huge bombshell.Less than 24 hours after Charlotte aka Big A was released from custody, Rosewood police found her dead. In case you needed some backstory (because only a superhuman can truly keep up with all of the craziness that goes down in Rosewood), the liars returned to their hometown after five years to help Ali get her sister, their torturer, released.The girls were reluctant, obvs, but they all decided to help Ali out by attending a hearing on behalf of Charlotte.Apparently, they've moved past the fact that Charlotte tried to murder them and kept their moms in a basement forever.Rosewood police confirmed that Charlotte was in fact murdered because she was dead when someone threw her off the bell tower, so now the question is: WHO KILLED CHARLOTTE? She did show up to the funeral looking super sketch.