By Susan Beth Pfeffer
“Willa’s frankly portrayed grief, confusion, and uncertainties can have a powerful impression on readers.” –Publishers Weekly, starred evaluate Sixteen-year-old Willa is lucky to have a contented combined kinfolk. yet a frantic cellphone name from Pryor, Texas, shatters the calm. Willa’s beginning father has murdered his moment spouse and daughters . . . and the police imagine he’s on his method east to seek down Willa and her mom. As this aggravating tragedy necessarily exposes kin secrets and techniques to Willa and her neighborhood, she struggles along with her personal harmful mystery
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She doesn't know yet," I said. "About ... about Budge. About the bodies. I think Jack'll tell her, or maybe the police will. She might be too upset to call you for a while. But she's fine. " "Thank you, Willa," Faye said. " "I'll try," I said. " "Mom knew? " "She knew," Faye said. "But, sweetie, it wasn't important. " I could hear her start to cry. "You be there for her," she said. " I hung up and returned to the living room. "I was supposed to dust and vacuum," I said to the officers. "I guess there's no point starting now.
I went to the bathroom and took a quick shower. I looked around the bathroom to see if the motel provided razorblades. There weren't any, although there was a little card that said if I needed any, or a comb, or a toothbrush, I should just call room service. It was nice to have that as an option, although I couldn't see doing it with Mom five feet away. Instead, I carefully peeled the bandage off my palm and rammed my fingernails into the cut. The pain was sharp enough to race through my whole body.
I'm sorry, Dad," Brooke said. " "No, it isn't that bad," Jack said. " "But I can still go to Brussels," Alyssa said, and I could hear the panic in her voice. "Daddy, it's my first international tournament. " "Your mother understands that," Jack said. "So she asked her parents to fly here. " He smiled at his daughters. " "Mom was going to see me play," Alyssa said. " "She wants to see it too," Jack said. " None of us asked what would happen if Alyssa didn't make it to the quarters. She always did.