Secret History meets Sharp Objects in this stunning debut about murder and glamour set
in the ambiguous and claustrophobic world of an exclusive New England prep
Death sets the plot in motion: the murder of Nica
Baker, beautiful, wild, enigmatic, and only sixteen. The crime is solved, and
quickly—a lonely classmate, unrequited love, a suicide note confession—but
memory and instinct won’t allow Nica’s older sister, Grace, to accept the case
Dropping out of college and living at home, working
at the moneyed and progressive private high school in Hartford, Connecticut,
from which she recently graduated, Grace becomes increasingly obsessed with
identifying and punishing the real killer.
Compulsively readable, Lili Anolik’s debut novel combines the verbal dexterity of Marisha Pessl’s Special Topics in Calamity Physics and the haunting atmospherics and hairpin plot twists of Megan Abbott’s Dare Me. Download and start listening now!