Genre: Realistic Fiction/Mystery
# of Pages: 274
RAC Book: Yes
Cally is horrified when she finds her best friend’s body bloody and unresponsive at a party. She tries to find signs of life, but only comes to the shocking realization that she has been stabbed to death. To make matters worse, some other students see her with the body and take her picture holding the murder weapon. Feeling like she has no other choice, Cally runs for her life and hopes she can find some evidence that can prove her innocence.
Todd Strasser has written many books that students can identify with and this one is no exception. Touching on themes such as bullying, dating, domestic violence, and deployment this book faces several tough issues head on. At the same time, Cally is trying to piece together what actually happened that fateful night and wonders how she can escape the same terrible fate that befell her brother. A very exciting read.