Laurie King

The bestselling author of the Mary Russell mysteries, Laurie King, celebrates the release of an altogether new novel, an ominous and stunningly intricate story set in an inner-city middle school.

On the eve of career day at Guadalupe Middle School, Principal Linda MacDonald is dead-set on changing the course of a school known only for its truancy, gang violence, and failing test scores. But she never expects the cop with too many questions, or the kid under pressure to prove himself, or the basketball player with an affection guns ...

Join one of Northern Californias most renowned mystery writers for the release of her most exciting thriller yet!

Laurie R. King is the New York Times bestselling author of fourteen Mary Russell mysteries, five contemporary novels featuring Kate Martinelli, the Stuyvesant & Grey novels Touchstone and The Bones of Paris, and the acclaimed A Darker Place, Folly, Califia's Daughters (written under the pen name Leigh Richards), and Keeping Watch. She lives in Northern California.