12 episodes

Debra Newell is a successful interior designer. She meets John Meehan, a handsome man who seems to check all the boxes: attentive, available, just back from a year in Iraq with Doctors Without Borders. But her family doesn’t like John, and they get entangled in an increasingly complex web of love, deception, forgiveness, denial, and ultimately, survival. Reported and hosted by Christopher Goffard from the L.A. Times.

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    • Documentary
    • 4.6, 36.7K Ratings

Debra Newell is a successful interior designer. She meets John Meehan, a handsome man who seems to check all the boxes: attentive, available, just back from a year in Iraq with Doctors Without Borders. But her family doesn’t like John, and they get entangled in an increasingly complex web of love, deception, forgiveness, denial, and ultimately, survival. Reported and hosted by Christopher Goffard from the L.A. Times.

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
36.7K Ratings

36.7K Ratings

lacrossesq ,

High quality podcast

This podcast gives an excellent layout of this story, and delivers a shocking surprise at the end. Definitely worth a listen.

Dunemechanic ,

Brilliant

Deception and twists - sadly people like this do exist ! Awesome pod cast and well presented and researched

Nickim64 ,

Could be better

It was good story but theses whiny voices are so freaking annoying. Tara needs speech class and the mom is not smart at all.

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