The Deadly Sister
By Eliot Schrefer
(Scholastic Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780545165754, 320pp.)
Publication Date: June 2012
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
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From the author of The School for Dangerous Girls, a suspenseful stunner about loyalty, sibling rivalry, and murder.
Abby Goodwin is sure her sister Maya isn't a murderer. But her parents don't agree. Her friends don't agree. And the cops definitely don't agree. Maya is a drop-out, a stoner, a girl who's obsessed with her tutor, Jefferson Andrews...until he ends up dead. Maya runs away, and leaves Abby following the trail of clues. Each piece of evidence points to Maya, but it also appears that Jefferson had secrets of his own. And enemies. Like his brother, who Abby becomes involved with...until he falls under suspicion.
Is Abby getting closer to finding the true murderer? Or is someone leading her down a twisted false path?
Eliot Schrefer is the author of The Deadly Sister, The School for Dangerous Girls, Glamorous Disasters, and The New Kid. He lives in New York City, and has never discovered any bodies. Visit him online at www.eliotschrefer.com.
Praise for The Deadly Sister:
* "Well-drawn characters, realistic dialogue, and suspenseful twists and turns add to the appeal. Teens crave mystery, and this book will suit them just fine." - SLJ, starred review
"The page-turning action and the potent relationship between the two sisters will keep teens’ attention right up to the final confession." - Booklist
Praise for The School for Dangerous Girls:
"Teens might behave dangerously themselves to get their hands on this page-turner.” Booklist
Gripping, violent and terrifying.” Kirkus Reviews