The Secrets of Lily Graves (Paperback)
Balzer + Bray, 9780062259608, 304pp.
Publication Date: May 13, 2014
Gone Girl meets Six Feet Under in bestselling author Sarah Strohmeyer's romantic YA mystery about a girl who must unravel a web of lies in her small town before it's too late.
Descended from a long line of female morticians, Lily Graves knows all about buried secrets. So after senior-class president Erin Donohue—perfect saint to the community—turns up dead, Lily believes it's her job to find the culprit. But Lily has feelings for Erin's ex-boyfriend, Matt, which makes both of them suspects and makes Lily's investigation . . . complicated. As her world crumbles around her, Lily must figure out the difference between truth and deception, between genuine love and a web of lies. And she must do it quickly, before the killer claims another victim.
Fans of Sara Shepard who enjoy realistic contemporary fiction with a dash of mystery will love the secrets, lies, and romance swirling in this sexy, intriguing novel.
About the Author
Sarah Strohmeyer is a bestselling and award-winning novelist whose books include The Secrets of Lily Graves, How Zoe Made Her Dreams (Mostly) Come True, Smart Girls Get What They Want, The Cinderella Pact (which became the Lifetime Original Movie Lying to Be Perfect), The Sleeping Beauty Proposal, The Secret Lives of Fortunate Wives, Sweet Love, and the Bubbles mystery series. Her writing has appeared in numerous publications, including the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Boston Globe. She lives with her family outside Montpelier, Vermont.
Praise For The Secrets of Lily Graves…
Praise for HOW ZOE MADE HER DREAMS (MOSTLY) COME TRUE: “For fans of roms-coms everywhere.”
— ALA Booklist
Praise for HOW ZOE MADE HER DREAMS (MOSTLY) COME TRUE: “Strohmeyer’s humorous details about the park itself (royal characters get better quarters than ‘Ordinary Cast Members,’ and princes are given exclusive access to a pheromone-rich cologne) provide a lively, unconventional backdrop.”
— Publishers Weekly
Praise for HOW ZOE MADE HER DREAMS (MOSTLY) COME TRUE: “This clever, happily-ever-after story will charm fans of Meg Cabot and make new ones of Strohmeyer.”
— School Library Journal