DUMPED. FRAMED. BLACKMAILED.
High school soccer player Charlie Dixon has a week to clear his name, save his best friend from a life of crime, and win back the girl of his dreams.
How would YOU do it?
“A dark, well-constructed mystery with a strong voice.” ~ Kirkus
“Clever high school noir” - Horn Book
“School drama, romance, and mystery make a heady mash-up and an involving quick pick.” ~ Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
“Everything about this book is clever and fast-paced and smart... this book just hits it out of the park.” - Cristin (Children's and YA buyer, McNally Jackson)
“A marriage of genres so perfectly done, one wonders why this teenage Humphrey Bogart isn't already a series.” - Mabel's Fables Bookstore, Toronto
“Brilliantly voiced thriller with a stunning climax” - The Bookbag UK
“Forget the mean streets. In High & Dry, the classrooms and hallways offer plenty of intrigue and danger. Sarah Skilton cleverly blends the best and scariest parts of senior year — first love, changing friendships, growing up— with a twisting, turning, didn’t-see-it-coming mystery.”
— Kimberly Reid, author of MY OWN WORST FRENEMY