Betrayal hides in what you don't see.
Olivia Cole yearns to break the monotonous mold of senior year. When she has an odd exchange with the town recluse, the woman abruptly surrenders to the police, and Olivia eagerly investigates. Then Andre Steele, Westmont's golden boy and her previous tormentor, returns from Brazil. All at once, Olivia's predictable life is uprooted, and she wonders if "boring" was so bad after all.
As her senior year flies by on cruise control, seventeen-year-old Olivia Cole yearns for excitement—something her upscale private school no longer provides. Her job as a grocery store bagger isn’t much help…until the day she has a bizarre exchange with the cagey town recluse. When the woman abruptly surrenders to the police, Olivia feels compelled to dig deeper into her perplexing story. But the investigation stalls when Olivia receives another piece of news—Andre Steele, the golden boy of Westmont and her previous tormentor, has unexpectedly returned from his four-year stay in Brazil—and the whole school is buzzing! All at once, Olivia’s dull and predictable life is uprooted, and she wonders if “boring” was so bad after all.
Reviewed by Melanie Newton