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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Moorhead Public Library||Y BRI (Text)||33500010999332||Main||Checked out||11/04/2021|
- ISBN: 1423164830 (hbk.)
- ISBN: 9781423164838 (hbk.)
328 p. ; 22 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Hyperion, c2012.
|Summary, etc.:||"Rory, a girl in witness protection, thinks the serial killer she turned in has found her and is killing people around her. But as she investigates, she discovers a dark, disturbing truth about her new hometown"--|
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2013 January #1
Brian's staple milieuâstylish teens living soap operaâworthy livesâgets a supernatural twist in this uneven series opener. When Rory escapes a vicious killer, the FBI assures her they will catch him. In the meantime, she and her family are given new identities and sent to a secret location. They arrive in Juniper Landing, an idyllic vacation island, seemingly without incident, though Rory is troubled by nightmares of the killer murdering them on the road. Rory and her sister, Darcy, join a crew of insouciant, beautiful people who party all the time, but Rory senses something is wrong. People keep disappearing, and while she is sure the killer is responsible, everyone else seems suspiciously unconcerned. Many readers will figure out the paranormal twist long before the reveal, and while Brian builds a strong sense of menace, the abrupt ending leaves most of the interesting questions unanswered. Plot improbabilities, such as the stunning ineptitude of the FBI, and undifferentiated characters hamper what could have been a compelling mystery. Brian's fans will nevertheless find much of what they're looking for. Copyright 2012 Booklist Reviews.
Kieran Scott writes under the pseudonym Kate Brian. She is the author of over two dozen teen novels, including the bestselling Private and Privilege series and The Princess and the Pauper, which was an ALA Quick Pick. Kieran has also written numerous books under her own name, including the Heâs So/Sheâs So and I Was a Non-Blonde Cheerleader trilogies, the first novel of which was nominated as a YALSA Teens Top Ten. Kieran lives in New Jersey with her husband and two young sons.
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