Criminal

Criminal Cover

Criminal

By Terra Elan McVoy

Simon Pulse, Paperback, 9781442421639, 269pp.

Publication Date: April 8, 2014

Description
What would you do for love? Nikki helps her boyfriend commit murder in this dark, devastating, and realistic portrait of a girl in over her head ("Publishers Weekly").
Nikki's life is far from perfect, but at least she has Dee. Her friends tell her that Dee is no good, but Nikki can t imagine herself without him. He's hot, he's dangerous, he has her initials tattooed over his heart, and she loves him more than anything. There's nothing Nikki wouldn t do for Dee. Absolutely nothing.
So when Dee pulls Nikki into a crime a crime that ends in murder Nikki tells herself that it's all for true love. Nothing can break them apart. Not the police. Not the arrest that lands Nikki in jail. Not even the investigators who want her to testify against him.
But what if Dee had motives that Nikki knew nothing about?
Nikki's love for Dee is supposed to be unconditional but even true love has a limit. And Nikki just might have reached hers.


About the Author
Terra Elan McVoy has held a variety of jobs centered on reading and writing, from managing an independent bookstore to answering fan mail for Captain Underpants. She lives in the same Atlanta neighborhood where many of her acclaimed YA novels are set.