A female detective returns undercover to the wealthy family she grew up in -- as the maid's daughter to solve the murder of the notorious heiress who was once her closest friend.

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 Joanna Locasto (11 episodes, 2013)
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 Will Moreno (11 episodes, 2013)
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 Edward Bowers (11 episodes, 2013)
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 Julian Bowers (11 episodes, 2013)
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 Sophia Bowers (11 episodes, 2013)
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 Mia Bowers (11 episodes, 2013)
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 Samantha Bowers (11 episodes, 2013)
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 Robert Bowers (11 episodes, 2013)
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 Sen. Dwight Haverstock (9 episodes, 2013)
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 Gabe (9 episodes, 2013)
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 Ben Preswick (8 episodes, 2013)
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 Kyle Farrell (8 episodes, 2013)
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 Business Man (8 episodes, 2013)
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 Vivian Lawson (6 episodes, 2013)
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 Aaron / ... (6 episodes, 2013)
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 Nichole Frishette (6 episodes, 2013)
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 Audrey Cruz (5 episodes, 2013)
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 Wyatt Scott (5 episodes, 2013)
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 Frank Drexler (5 episodes, 2013)
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 Young Joanna (5 episodes, 2013)
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 Lily Bowers (5 episodes, 2013)
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 Hunter Bowers (5 episodes, 2013)
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 Tom Vanderfield (5 episodes, 2013)
Steven Weisz ...
 The Butler (5 episodes, 2013)
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A female detective, Joanna Locasto returns back to a wealthy family her mother used to work for to uncover the murder of Vivian Bowers. Vivian Bowers was once her best friend and she is determined to solve her murder case. As the maids daughter, Joanna searchers out to find out everything she can about the Bowers. During the time of searching, she uncovers some of the most shocking things she never though her best friend would do.

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To find the truth, she'll become a lie.

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Who Killed Vivian Bowers?
6 February 2013 | by See all my reviews

A cliffhanger. A murder. A question...no answer. Meagan Good stars in Deception, a murder mystery "game" trying to find out who killed Vivian Bowers. The acting, writing, directing, and editing are amazing. Every episode is a new clue...a new secret yet to be unlocked. All the actors are unbelievably talented. They have a way of making the show what it is. It is something about them that would make the dream role come to life. The way the show works is crazy. How one clue goes into another. How everyone creates drama and somehow ends it...in a scary conclusion. The one problem every viewer is trying to solve is Vivian Bowers murderer. Now getting into the plot of the show...the storyline starts with Vivian have someone approach her car and she lets him/her in (I know who got in but that doesn't mean that person murdered her...or maybe that person did). The next morning, Vivian is found dead in a motel room. Joanna, Vivian's best friend going up heres the news of the tragedy. Her old partner, Will, happen to tell her the news. Now, Joanna finds out secrets about this 10 billion dollar family, and is never safe. They used to work together in the F.B.I. After a while Joanna moves to San Francisco and is a cop. Will tells her to go undercover wearing a wire and stay in the house. Joanna grew up there because her mom was a housekeeper for the family, and she lived there. Through the sadness, Joanna goes undercover trying to find out who "murdered" her. Murdered is in quotations because apparently she died of a drug overdose which may not be true. Vivian had many bruises and cuts when she was found dead. Joanna discovers that she is never safe while surrounded by this 10 billion dollar family. They are one of the richest family's in the world, and seem ordinary...but they have a dirty history full of information that can lead us to the murderer. "To find the truth...she'll become a lie"


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