Delacorte Press Lies Like Wildfire
Delacorte Press Lies Like Wildfire

Lies Like Wildfire

By Jennifer Lynn Alvarez

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Publication Date: September 7, 2021

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Ages 14 And Up, Grades 9 And Up

An intense high-stakes story about five friends and the deadly secret that could send their lives up in flames, perfect for fans of Karen McManus and E. Lockhart.

In Gap Mountain, California, everyone knows about fire season. And no one is more vigilant than 18-year-old Hannah Warner, the sheriff’s daughter and aspiring FBI agent. That is until this summer. When Hannah and her best friends accidentally spark an enormous and deadly wildfire, their instinct is to lie to the police and the fire investigators.

But as the blaze roars through their rural town and towards Yosemite National Park, Hannah’s friends begin to crack and she finds herself going to extreme lengths to protect their secret. Because sometimes good people do bad things. And if there’s one thing people hate, it’s liars.

Story Locale: Gap Mountain, California (fictional town)

About the Author

Jennifer Lynn Alvarez is the author of two middle grade fantasy series,The Guardian Herd and Riders of the Realm, and she holds a degree in English from UC Berkeley. She lives in Sonoma County, California and consulted with the Sonoma County Fire District Deputy Chief and a detective at the San Francisco District Attorney’s office in relation to this novel. You can follow her on Instagram @jennifer_lynn_alvarez or Twitter @Jenniferdiaries. Visit her online at jenniferlynnalvarez.com.

Author Residence: Sonoma County, California

Format: Hardcover

Length: 384 pages

Publisher: Delacorte Press

Publication Date: September 7, 2021

ISBN: 9780593309636

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