When Rose was twelve, her mother and stepfather went out for dinner and never came back. Now seventeen, she lives with her grandmother and goes to school in London. She’s always wondered about her stepbrother, Joshua, whom she only lived with briefly and who was also relocated after their... show more
When Rose was twelve, her mother and stepfather went out for dinner and never came back. Now seventeen, she lives with her grandmother and goes to school in London. She’s always wondered about her stepbrother, Joshua, whom she only lived with briefly and who was also relocated after their parents’ disappearance. When Rose and Joshua meet again, they find they have much in common, including a desire to uncover the mystery surrounding their parents’ disappearance . . . and a mutual attraction to each other. But when Rose witnesses the murders of not one but two of her classmates, she must uncover who is behind these violent crimes. And when she and Joshua discover that a much larger conspiracy is underway, both of their lives will be in danger. From international bestseller Anne Cassidy, this first in a fastpaced and romantic new mystery series will keep readers guessing.
Publish date: May 22nd 2012
Publisher: Walker & Company
Pages no: 344
Edition language: English
Series: The Murder Notebooks (#1)
I was really excited to read this book. I thought it was going to be fantastic. Disappearing parents and a couple of murders thrown on the side. But the blurb on the back of my book described a story that NEVER happened. I was told notebooks were going to be found that might point to Rose and Joshua...
Anne Cassidy's "Dead Time" was a captivating read for me, for the most part. I have a love for mystery/suspense/thriller novels, and I don't see that many of them often in the YA genre. The story commences with a protagonist named Rose, who lives with her grandmother - five years after her mother ...
Yay, step-sibling romance! (please let there be sex)Aherm.
Source: eARC from NetGalleyRose is quiet and introverted, more at home on her computer than out among kids her own age. After her mother's disappearance, Rose is sent to live with her grandmother and tries to stay in touch with Joshua, the son of the man who disappeared along with her mother. Rose...