17-year-old Casey has opinions about everything. Like how his grandmother could have been a soap opera actress in another life. And his rantings only increase when his grandma is murdered the night of her 60th birthday party.
Casey must also deal with his budding romance with the next-door neighbor, Logan. However, Logan’s mother disapproves of their relationship because of Casey's grandmother being murdered. Disapproval be damned, though. Casey and Logan date despite Logan's mother’s initial skepticism.
If life weren't complicated enough, Casey and Logan work together to investigate who killed Casey’s grandma. But the killer is watching Casey and Logan. So, Casey and Logan must act quickly if they want to solve the case. If they don't, Casey and Logan might die next.
"A fast-paced and captivating murder mystery." - Silencio Marquez, Soul of a Vampire
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Chris Bedell’s debut YA Fantasy novel IN THE NAME OF MAGIC, the first in a trilogy, was published by NineStar Press in Fall 2018. His other previous publishing credits include nonfiction and short stories in Thought Catalog, Entropy Magazine, Foliate Oak Literary Magazine, and Chicago Literati, among others.
In addition, He has two other forthcoming novels. Deep Hearts YA will publish the YA Paranormal Romance novel DEATHLY DESIRES and Magnolia Press (formerly Pen Name Publishing) will publish the YA Thriller I KNOW WHERE THE BODIES ARE BURIED, both scheduled for publication in 2019.
Chris graduated with a BA in Creative Writing from Fairleigh Dickinson University.