Article Title

Truly Devious


Karen Abbott


Excellent, Young Adult, School For Gifted Teens, Mystery, Murder, Kidnapping, First Love, Friendship

Document Type

Book Review


Stevie arrives at Ellingham School determined to solve a decades-old crime involving the school’s founder. After an abduction, the bodies of the founder’s wife and one of the school’s star students were recovered, but evidence of his child’s fate was never found. Then, when one friend in Stevie’s small group dies a mysterious death that is ruled an unfortunate accident, Stevie’s instinct drives her to discover details that prove that her friend's death was a homicide. Stevie soon uncovers one possible culprit, but there is still strong evidence that others may also be involved.