Lainey, a 17-year-old small town girl, has no idea she’s about to be involved in a grisly murder investigation.
After young Arline is murdered, Lainey’s suspicions arise. Why does everyone seem to hate this girl? While digging for clues, she discovers that blackmail could be the motive. Trying to understand her friends’ hatred for the murdered student, she finds herself in the middle of a second murder cover-up.
Clues lead to several other people, including Lainey’s friend Wendy… and the more she wants to prove her innocence, the more it looks as if her friend has done the deed. With Sheriff Weeks’s help, Lainey delves into who had most to gain by killing Arline. But can they find the killer before it is too late?