Wednesday, February 19, 2014

What I'm Reading Wednesday: Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas

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Paradise quickly gets gruesome in this thrilling page-turner with a plot that’s ripped from the headlines and a twist that defies the imagination.

It’s Spring Break of senior year. Anna, her boyfriend Tate, her best friend Elise, and a few other close friends are off to a debaucherous trip to Aruba that promises to be the time of their lives.

But when Elise is found brutally murdered, Anna finds herself trapped in a country not her own, fighting against vile and contemptuous accusations. As Anna sets out to find her friend’s killer, she discovers harsh revelations about her friendships, the slippery nature of truth, and the ache of young love.

Awaiting the judge’s decree, it becomes clear to Anna that everyone around her thinks she is not only guilty, but also dangerous. And when the whole story comes out, reality is more shocking than anyone ever imagined...

Did you find the Amanda Knox trial riveting?  Do you like mysteries set in a contemporary setting?  This book is for older teens (it contains sex, language, and violence) but is a page turner that will draw in mystery lovers.  I won't go into the ending, but I did not see it coming!  The kind of book you can devour in one sitting. 

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