By Gretchen McNeil
From Possess writer Gretchen McNeil comes this teenager horror novel encouraged by way of Agatha Christie’s And Then there have been None. excellent for lovers of Christopher Pike’s Chain Letter and Lois Duncan’s I recognize What you probably did final Summer, Ten will preserve readers at the fringe of their seats till the final page!
It was once presupposed to be the weekend in their lives—an particular condominium social gathering on Henry Island. top buddies Meg and Minnie are looking ahead to days of boys, booze, and fun-filled luxurious. yet what begins out as enjoyable turns twisted after the invention of a DVD with a sinister message: Vengeance is mine. And issues simply worsen from there.
With a hurricane raging outdoors, the teenagers are bring to an end from the surface global . . . so while a mysterious killer starts off selecting them off one after the other, there’s no break out. because the deaths turn into extra violent and the teenagers activate each other, can Meg locate the killer ahead of extra humans die? Or is the killer toward her than she may ever imagine?
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J. jealous via flaunting one other man in entrance of him. final time, she’d dated Gunner for 4 entire months ahead of she gave up and dumped the terrible boy. Now it appeared Ben was once a handy aim, although incidentally she checked out him as Ben took the seat subsequent to her, Meg suspected Minnie may possibly really the same as him. Which used to be stable, other than that he used to be courting their hostess. For the 1st time that day, Meg was once blissful Jessica have been not on time in Mukilteo. A haze of white noise included the eating room as humans chattered to their pals. Kenny and Nathan discussing their online game, Minnie and Ben making enjoyable of the old school wallpaper, Gunner and Kumiko whispering backward and forward. For the main half, Meg simply sat and watched, drifting from one dialog to the subsequent, catching bits and items as they jumped out at her. “Teej and the Gun convey? ” Vivian laughed as T. J. carried an armful of beer bottles to the desk. “They quite name you that? ” “That’s like a truth exhibit, dude. ” Nathan laughed via a mouthful of pasta. Little specks of pink sauce sputtered out of his mouth and hit the white tablecloth. “Like a nasty truth show,” Minnie corrected. “Oh, like M and M is lots greater? ” Kumiko stated. Minnie narrowed her eyes. “It’s unlike I picked it. ” “True,” T. J. stated, with a look in Meg’s course. “But it’s nonetheless beautiful lovely. ” Minnie beamed. “I comprehend, correct? ” “So you’re Tara’s cousin? ” Lori requested. Kumiko nodded. Lori helped herself to salad. “She’s neighbors with Jessica, correct? ” “Best friends,” T. J. acknowledged. “You comprehend her? ” Lori handed the salad to Kenny. “We sang in All-County Choir jointly final yr. ” “Awesome,” Nathan acknowledged. “Tara’s high quality. ” Kumiko paused midbite. “Gross. ” “What? ” Nathan laughed nervously, having a look from man to man for approbation. “She is. ” Kumiko nodded at T. J. “Teej dated her final yr. ” Nathan’s eyes approximately popped out of his head. “For reals? ” “For reals,” T. J. stated coolly. “But no longer for extraordinarily lengthy. ” “Dude. ” Nathan leaned ahead. “Do you brain if I … you recognize. attempt to hit that? ” Kumiko dropped her spaghetti-laden fork to her plate. “Really? ” T. J. laughed. “Yeah, dude. Knock your self out. ” on the different finish of the desk, Ben pointed at Kenny. “Oh my God, I’m failing too. you could have Mr. de Gama, correct? ” “Fourth period,” Kenny stated. Ben reached his arm around the desk for a fist bump. “I’m in his 5th interval. absolutely with you. ” “I hate that dude,” Nathan chimed in. “He absolutely attempted to fail me final 12 months. ” Ben cocked his head. “Tried to? ” “Yeah, dude, cost this out. ” Nathan scooted his chair towards the desk. “Douche-Gama informed me I needed to ace the midterm or he was once going to flunk me cuz I’d be to this point in the back of I wouldn’t have the ability to pull my grade up through the top of the semester. i used to be like, ‘Dude, come on. ’ however the a-hole had no mercy. So my guy Kenny and that i, we obtained me a bit aid. ” “Oh, yeah? ” Ben acknowledged. “Oh, yeah. you recognize that bizarre chick that used to visit Mariner? lengthy darkish hair, computer virus eyes, kinda quiet. ” Ben wrinkled his nostril. “I imagine so. She used to be form of a loner, correct?