Behind A Friendly Mask
Book 1: Jennifer
Genre: Young Adult
Sometimes, evil wears a friendly mask.
Inspired by a True Story…
Kayla Williams doesn't know who to trust anymore. Her best friend has been murdered days before the start of school, and everyone in her inner circle of friends seems to be hiding secrets. The Sheriff seems to think Kayla might be protecting the murder and her parents worry she is going crazy. It seems only one person, a dark haired, blue eyed new kid believes her story of messages reaching out beyond the grave. Can she figure out the cryptic clues in time to catch a killer and clear herself of suspension?
This is a work of fiction based loosely on actual events which occurred in Apple Valley, California, in 1993.
Merriam-Webster definition of MASK
Noun: something that serves to conceal or disguise: pretense, cloak
Verb: to keep (something) from being known or noticed
“Beware of the masks, facades and defenses people erect to protect themselves”
— Kenneth Keniston