Secret, Silent Screams

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Random House Children's Books, Dec 1, 1989 - Juvenile Fiction - 192 pages
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Is Barry's death the latest tragedy in a string of suicides at Farrington Park High School? Or is it murder? Marti is sure her friend Barry didn't take his own life, but no one will believe her except Police Officer Prescott. But opening an investigation takes time, and Marti is determined to find her friend's killer soon. Because even now he could be planning his next crime....

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Secret,Silent Screams is an incredible and interseting story about the a girl who fights to prove that her best friend didnt suicide and that he was actually murdered. She has to confront a lot of issues and as the story goes on you find out that she liked her friend as more than just a friend..... 

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review from my blog, The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia First Sentence: Marti Lewis shivered as she opened the door to the Farrington Park police station. One of the times I know when a mystery/suspense ... Read full review


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Joan Lowery Nixon was born in Los Angeles, California. She attended the University of Southern California where she received a B.A. in journalism and later an education certificate from California State. She has written over 100 mystery books for young adults. She is known for her Orphan Train Adventure Series and other titles including A Family Apart, The Seance and Other Side of the Dark. Her works have earned her the honor of being the only writer to win four Edgar Allen Poe awards and in addition, two Spurs from Western Writers of America. She was a past President of the Mystery Writers of America. She died from complications of pancreatic cancer on June 28, 2003, in Houston, Texas. She was 76.

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