Walter Sorrells, an Edgar Award-winning author, lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
Gr 9 Up-This sequel to the first-rate Fake ID (Dutton, 2005) finds 16-year-old Chastity and her mother hoping to make normal lives for themselves in San Francisco. They are still pursued by a powerful, menacing figure from the past who is determined to reclaim a tape recording that proves him guilty of murder. Chass is a talented singer who dreams of having her own band. She witnesses, and is implicated in, the drive-by shooting of a famous young musician. Soon she is drawn into the dark underworld of a secret society that might have something to do with the crime. Teens with an interest in music will especially enjoy this suspenseful, action-packed thriller. Several unexpected twists add to a well-crafted story that's filled with sympathetic, colorful characters. This title can stand on its own but the first book fills in more of the history of Chass and her mother. Readers searching for a quick, suspenseful read will find a winner here.-Miranda Doyle, San Francisco Public Library Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.
...a well-crafted story thatAEs filled with sympathetic, colorful characters. (School Library Journal)