Someone brutally murdered Mary Mathison, daughter of a prominent and very conservative local pastor. Whoever it was is now taunting Avery, a transgender boy, with disturbing messages, claiming that Mary’s murder was revenge for her relationship with Avery. The killer’s demands are simple and horrific: Avery must repent for changing his gender identity, or he will be the next one killed.
Can Avery deny who he is to catch Mary’s killer? Or will sacrificing himself be the ultimate betrayal?
When Greg Dunsmore begins filming his weight loss documentary, he never intends to film the hazing rituals of the high school’s beloved lacrosse team. Once he does, he must find somewhere to go with his evidence, before he is discovered and everything is turned against him.
Teenage friends participate in increasingly dangerous stunts, which are posted to YouTube, first as a prank and then for money from an unknown financier.
With no way out of his life of poverty, abuse, and threat of a meth-dealing biker gang, Tony turns to the MMA gym with his friend, Rob, as an outlet. Will the gym be enough to help Tony find an escape?
Young Adult fiction author of Look Past, Press Play, Dare Me, Tap Out, and This Side of Normal, as well as a high school English teacher. I married my high school sweetheart, and together we are raising two daughters in Upstate, NY. I am represented by Kate McKean.