By Mary Elizabeth Summer
Fans of best friend Carter's Heist Society novels will love this teenager mystery/thriller with sarcastic wit, a touch of romance, and Ocean’s Eleven–inspired action.
Julep Dupree tells lies. loads of them. She’s a con artist, a grasp of hide, and a sophomore at Chicago’s swanky St. Agatha excessive, the place her father, an old-school grifter with a weak point for the ponies, sends her to so she will learn how to mingle with the higher crust. for additional spending funds Julep doesn’t depend upon her dad—she runs petty scams for her classmates whereas dodging the dean of scholars and retaining an A+ (okay, A-) average.
But whilst she comes domestic at some point to a ransacked residence and her father long past, Julep’s conscientiously laid plans for an expenses-paid golden price ticket to Yale begin to resolve. inspite of support from St. Agatha’s resident Prince fascinating, Tyler Richland, and her dependable hacker sidekick, Sam, Julep struggles to track her dad’s path of clues via a maze of creepy stalkers, hit makes an attempt, kinfolk secrets and techniques, and worse, the specter of foster care. With every little thing she has at stake, Julep’s in far more than her head . . . yet that’s not likely to prevent her from utilizing each trick within the publication to discover her dad prior to his mark unearths her. simply because that will be criminal.
“A horny love triangle and madcap secret . . . I enjoyed this book.” —Jennifer Echols, writer of Dirty Little Secret
One of TeenVogue's 15 most fun YA Books of 2014
One of PopCrush's 10 such a lot expected YA Books
"Julep is not just one other excessive schooler beset by means of the standard drama of boys and academia. Nope—she additionally occurs to be a con artist and grasp of cover, which is available in powerful convenient whilst her father mysteriously disappears. made up our minds, she delves into the underbelly of Chicago to discover him (bringing a number of unpolluted plot traces and unexpected twists alongside the way)."--teenVogue.com
"Summer creates a standout personality in Julep. She lies and cheats with rather a lot self belief and ability that readers will cheer her on, yet she additionally adheres to her personal strict ethical code. . . . A memorable debut; this is hoping for lots extra from Summer."—Kirkus Reviews
“Well-paced, well-plotted.”—The Bulletin of the guts for Children’s Books
“This e-book has all of it: homework and hit males, prom drama and silencers.” —APRIL HENRY, manhattan Times bestselling writer of The physique within the Woods
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We threat an excessive amount of because it is. ” I jog as much as Tyler’s vehicle. He will get out and away from the door simply in time for me to throw myself into his fingers. “What is it? What occurred? ” I shudder, starting up my glasses and digging the heel of my hand into my temple. Tyler pulls me in the back of the minivan, out of view of the construction. “Tell me. ” His expression is anxious, earnest. and that i wish a lot for him with the intention to repair it. yet even his connections aren’t going to get these hostages out of there. “I be aware of what they’re doing. The mob—they’re smuggling humans into the rustic as slaves. ” His face pales. “Are you certain? ” he asks, having a look ill. “I want I weren’t. ” “I had no idea,” he says, virtually to himself. “We need to get out of the following. ” I go my palms to push back the chilliness in my blood. “Dani might come again every time. ” “Dani? ” He sounds distracted, like he’s hearing me with simply a part of his mind. “My stalker. Sam figured out who she is. She’s an enforcer for the Ukrainian mob. the single my dad used to be operating for. ” He’s silent, watching the floor, unseeing. His misery turns out worse than mine, yet then I’ve had longer to take in the recent details. “We need to get out of the following. ” I seize his hand and pull him towards his automobile. “We need to aid them,” he says, resisting me. “We can’t depart them there. ” Having simply stated an analogous factor myself, i've got a tough time switching to the other argument. I don’t are looking to be on Dani’s aspect in this, however it is what it truly is. “We can’t support them now,” I inform him. “If we attempted, they’d rat us out. ” He pulls his arm away. “How are you able to be so heartless? a few issues are worthy getting stuck. ” ok, that harm. “I’m no longer being heartless, I’m being real looking. We can’t rescue them—not with no help,” I say. He straightens. “What do you want me to do? ” yet ahead of i will resolution, his mobile beeps. He unlocks the telephone and assessments the notifications. “Damn it. I’m alleged to be at the box in 5 mins. ” stored by means of the beep. And right here i presumed i used to be going to need to persuade him. “This weekend’s the championship, isn’t it? you'll want to go,” I say. “They’ll simply need to play with out me. I’m no longer leaving—” “It’s high-quality, Tyler. in reality, it’s precisely what i would like you to do. fake everything’s general. the fewer consciousness we draw instantly, the higher. ” “What approximately you? ” he asks. “You can’t return to college with the dean gunning for you. ” The dean. I’d forgotten approximately that perfectly. “I’m going home,” I lie back, taking a deep breath. ok, so I suck at backup. “No method. no longer by myself. You didn’t see your face in the event you attempted to stroll in there final evening. And besides, what if anyone sees you? ” “I need to work out the final clue. i must locate no matter what it really is my dad’s hidden. ” “You imagine he’s fairly useless? ” “I don’t comprehend anymore,” I say, making an attempt to not give it some thought. “I used to be convinced he wasn’t, after which i used to be convinced he was once, after which this morning i assumed he wasn’t. yet i actually don't know. as a minimum, it doesn’t swap my subsequent circulation. ” “I don’t wish you to get hurt,” he says, pulling me shut. His coat is tough lower than my cheek.