“A taut, high-energy whodunit.” —Booklist 2018 Literary Classics Silver Award Winner for YA Mystery 2018 Dane Rosetti YA Award Semi-Finalist Could you sleep next to a murderer? Luke Chase—yes, that Luke Chase, a modern hero ripped from the headlines—didn’t mean to get caught up solving the mystery of Mrs. Heckler’s murder. He just wanted to hook up with the hot new British girl at their boarding school, and if that meant sneaking out to the woods after hours for some romance, then so be it. But little did he know someone would end up dead right next to their rendezvous spot, and his best friend and roommate Oscar Weymouth would go down for it. With suspects aplenty and a past that’s anything but innocent, Luke Chase reluctantly calls on his famous survival skills to solve the mystery and find the true killer. For fans ofA Study in Charlotteand boarding school lit, Sneaking Out (book one in the “Chased” series) immerses readers in the privileged prep school world, with a mystery that exposes the dark side of life on a residential high school campus.
- 12 and up