"A seasoned pro from the world of adult literature turns her keen observer's eye to young-adult realism, with notable success. Honest and penetrating" (Kirkus Reviews). Matt Donaghy has always been a BIG MOUTH. But it's never gotten him in trouble -- until one day when two detectives escort him out of class for questioning.
A high school junior leaps to her classmate's defense when his throwaway joke about blowing up the school makes him a suspected terrorist. "The relationship between the two grows credibly and compellingly, against a convincing high school backdrop," said PW in a starred review. Ages 12-up. (May) Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.