Delve into a teenage thriller that pushes you into a murderous world plagued with mystery, torment and death. Kimberly arrives home to find her mother hanging from a kitchen beam. The tragedy, coupled with a history of mental instability, casts doubt on Kimberly's mental state. Her father invites her Aunt Chloe and cousin Mark to live with them; meanwhile, Kimberly comforts herself with "Freddy the Pig" novels written by Walter R. Brooks. She finds out that Brooks is dead, so she writes a "Freddy" type story of her own-which becomes a school play. Ross, a classmate and former child star, is cast as Freddy. Ross's friend, Steve, claims that Ross is crazy, and warns Kim. When Mark is found dead in Kimberly's backyard, she is afraid she committed the murder and cannot remember it. A police investigation ensues and an old detective doggedly follows Kim, taking endless notes... Did Kimberly kill Mark? Is Ross really crazy, or is Steve lying to cover up his own tragic problems? Whatever happened to Aunt Chloe? And who is that mysterious detective? Keep reading-you'll see Renee Marlow has been writing for many years, Brooks' Reply is her debut novel. This novel was motivated by her desire to inform young people that even though people often hurt one another, no one can steal another person's worth. Renee is currently working on her new novel and plans on continuing her writing career. She lives in Galesburg, Illinois.