Splinter, Hardcover, 9781402789571, 304pp.
Publication Date: August 1, 2011
"New York Times" bestselling adult true crime author Gregg Olsen makes his YA debut with "Empty Coffin," a gripping new fiction series for teens based on ripped-from-the-headlines stories with a paranormal touch.
Crime lives--and dies--in the deceptively picture-perfect town of Port Gamble (aka Empty Coffin ), Washington. Evil lurks and strange things happen--and 15-year-olds Hayley and Taylor Ryan secretly use their wits and their telepathic twin-sense to uncover the truth about the town's victims and culprits."Envy," the series debut, involves the mysterious death of the twins' old friend, Katelyn. Was it murder? Suicide? An accident? Hayley and Taylor are determined to find out--and as they investigate, they stumble upon a dark truth that is far more disturbing than they ever could have imagined.Based on the shocking true crime about cyber-bullying, "Envy" will take you to the edge--and push you right over.
“Dark and addictive, Envy delivers a frightening look at online anonymity that tears families and a small town apart with tragic consequences…Olsen brings something new to Young Adult suspense in a promising new series.” --Jordan Dane, critically acclaimed author of In the Arms of Stone Angels
Praise for Gregg Olsen:
“Olsen will have you on the edge of your seat.”--Lee Child
“Searing and brilliant.” -- Ann Rule
“Gripping…Olsen is a top notch writer.” -- Michael Connelly
“Olsen…brings complex mystery and crackling authenticity to bear on a cold case police procedural…. his bizarre, many-layered mystery will keep fans of crime fiction hooked.” --Publishers Weekly (for his novel, A Wicked Snow)