By Todd Strasser
Nominated for 2012 Edgar Allen Poe Award via the secret Writers of America
"They regularly agreed to fulfill me. in fact, I advised them i used to be bringing them cash. I acknowledged it used to be money and that i did not want to ship it during the mail. they may have hesitated before everything approximately assembly me, yet I by no means needed to paintings very demanding to persuade them. Why?. . . It used to be the single method they can lengthen their pathetic desires of sometime turning into wealthy, recognized models."
Shelby's existence in Soundview has constantly been cozy. Her dad offers a sumptuous way of life for his kinfolk via his images enterprise. He makes a ton of cash taking headshots of lovely younger youngsters who're desirous to develop into versions. Shelby
has constantly loved riding round city in a purple activities motor vehicle, purchasing along with her ally at her part. And her mother is laidback,so it is all good.
However, as experiences of ladies disappearing from within sight cities begin to seem at the information, Shelby's likely ideal lifestyles starts to crumble. the 3 lacking ladies have something in common--they have been all consumers of her dad's images company. Secrets
begin to floor because the research maintains. Shelby gets threatening e-mails, battles the nosy media, and attempts to maintain her family members jointly. Now that her dad is implicated within the disappearances, can Shelby determine how to transparent his identify? Or is dad now not as blameless as he seems?PRAISE FOR BLOOD ON MY HANDS:
"[A] infrequent teenager mystery with an exact secret, this can be as fast paced because it is heart-wrenching."- Booklist
"Author acceptance, teenager love of puzzle, and a stellar conceal will...make this a well-circulating title." - School Library JournalPRAISE FOR want YOU have been DEAD:
"Hits the entire correct notes of an adolescent thriller[...] his gripping plot will retain readers turning
pages past due into the evening" - School Library Journal
"Carefully plotted; this suspenseful novel blends the normal with new tech info to
successful finish [...] will retain readers guessing correct as much as the pleasurable conclusion." -Kirkus Reviews