#Prettyboy Must Die

Kimberly Reid

When Peter Smith’s classmate snaps a picture of him during a late night run at the track, Peter thinks he might be in trouble. When she posts that photo—along with the caption, “See the Pretty Boy Run,”—Peter knows he’s in trouble. But when hostiles drop through the ceiling of his 6th period Chem Class, Peter’s pretty sure his trouble just became a national emergency.

Because he’s not really Peter Smith. He’s Jake Morrow, former foster-kid turned CIA operative. After a massive screw-up on his first mission, he's on a pity assignment, a dozen hit lists and now, social media, apparently. As #Prettboy, of all freaking things.

His cover’s blown, his school’s under siege, and if he screws up now, #Prettyboy will become #Deadboy faster than you can say, 'fifteen minutes of fame.' Trapped in a high school with rabid killers and rabid fans, he’ll need all his training and then some to save his job, his school and, oh yeah, his life.

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Kimberly Reid

Kimberly Reid currently lives near Denver, Colorado, but her roots are firmly planted in Georgia clay, and she still calls Atlanta home. She is the author of several critically acclaimed YA mysteries in addition to the Colorado Book Award-winning memoir No Place Safe, which has been optioned for film by 12 Years a Slave director, John Ridley. Most of Reid's family is in the crime-fighting business; her mother was a homicide detective, and her husband runs a city courtroom, so she can’t help but write crime fiction, knowing she'll never run out of stories.

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