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Blurb (from Goodreads):
Debut author Laura Tims writes an intense and utterly gripping contemporary YA tale perfect for fans of Pretty Little Liars. Joy has done everything to protect her twin sister...including murder.
Joy killed Adam Gordon for what he did to her sister, Grace. At least, that’s what she thinks happened. Now Adam can’t hurt anyone ever again, and her sister can be free from the boy who harmed her.
But someone else knows what Joy did, and they’re going to out her as a cold-blooded killer if she doesn’t expose the scandalous secrets bubbling just below the surface of her mundane town. As the demands escalate, and she finds herself falling for Adam’s half brother, Joy must figure out the blackmailer’s identity before everything spirals out of control.
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
This was a YA story about a set of twins, and a dead guy.
Joy came across as pretty messed up in this story, but she was fiercely loyal to her sister, and it seemed like she really believed that she would go as far as murder to protect her.
The storyline in this was about this guy called Adam dying, and Joy worrying that she was the one who killed him, especially due to the blackmail notes that she kept receiving ordering her to do something or the police would find out that she killed Adam. The pace in this was pretty slow though, and I felt like I spent most of the book just waiting to find out what really happened, and why Grace had such a problem with Adam anyway.
The ending to this was okay, but overall the book dragged for me.
6 out of 10