By T. R. Ragan
Existence for personal investigator Lizzy Gardner isn't an identical. It's been 3 weeks because her fiancé, Jared, was once shot on what used to be alleged to be their marriage ceremony day. He's in a coma now, and Lizzy is being compelled to make your mind up she will not be capable of reside with.
But a string of deaths has pressured her to come again to paintings. whereas they seem like unrelated injuries at the start look, a more in-depth glance exhibits all of them have anything in universal. greater than a decade past, the sufferers have been all participants of the Ambassador membership at a Sacramento highschool: a complicated posse that bullied different scholars, considered one of whom is still tormented years later.
In this pulse-pounding mystery from long island occasions and united states at the present time bestselling writer T.R. Ragan, Lizzy will desire her colleagues and what's left of her wits to aid her music down a crafty killer with a dangerous revenge checklist ahead of the following name-maybe hers-is crossed off for solid.
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