It’s Ella’s senior year of high school and she and her best friend Linds plan to make it the best year ever. At Brock Cochran’s end of summer pool party, the girls vow to have as much fun as possible before they head off to different colleges next fall. But when Ella is mysteriously attacked on her way home from the party, everything changes. Ella’s carefree senior year plans disintegrate as she finds herself at the center of an attempted murder investigation.
Ella tries to move on, but her attacker isn’t done yet. He shows himself in the form of horrifying signs and symbols: a clown mask strewn on her bed, a dead bird in her backpack, a shadow moving past her window in the night. And as the weeks pass, it turns out that Ella isn’t the only one being tormented.
With the help of an old flame, Jensen Carver, and her friends and family, Ella tries to attain some sense of normalcy, but she can’t seem to shake the feeling that there’s a dark pattern hidden in the killer’s every move. Suddenly, even those in her innermost circle seem suspicious. In her seemingly safe West Virginia town, Ella starts to wonder who she can trust.
What happens when girls go missing and and killer with an clown mask on the loose? Alot could go wrong, Ella is in the center of it all. Really did enjoy the story of this book a lot. You get an sense on what Ella is feeling when she gets attack. Everyone seems to be an suspect, and a nice twist at the end some may not see coming. This is an quick thriller with action, romance for older teens in it. Love the cover of the book, seeing the fear in Ella’s face and the killer behind her. Forget Santa list this year, go read and find out who is on the dead list. Happy Reading!