Candor Cover


By Pam Bachorz

EgmontUSA, Hardcover, 9781606840122, 256pp.

Publication Date: September 22, 2009

In the model community of Candor, Florida, every teen wants to be like Oscar Banks. The son of the town's founder, Oscar earns straight As, is student-body president, and is in demand for every club and cause.
But Oscar has a secret. He knows that parents bring their teens to Candor to make them respectful, compliant perfect through subliminal Messages that carefully correct and control their behavior. And Oscar''s built a business sabotaging his father's scheme with Messages of his own, getting his clients out before they're turned. After all, who would ever suspect the perfect Oscar Banks?
Then he meets Nia, the girl he can't stand to see changed. Saving Nia means losing her forever. Keeping her in Candor, Oscar risks exposure . . . and more.

About the Author
Pam Bachorz's debut novel was inspired by the six years she lived in Celebration, Florida a "model" small town when she thought, "What if . . . ?" She now lives in the Washington DC area, with her husband and son. You can visit her online at"