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Children's LiteratureSpring breaks are supposed to be full of excitement and fun! That is exactly what fifteen-year-old Lucy thought this road trip would be about. Lucy's break consisted of going to Phoenix to see her dad with her older brother, Jamie, and his best friend, Kit. Driving through New Mexico had something else in store for these three. When Jamie was driving (and drinking), he hit something. Assuming it was a coyote, they decided to stop the car and see. On the road was not a coyote--but a dead girl. Scrambling on what to do, Kit and Lucy head to a nearby house to get help while Jamie waits by the girl in the rain. Beth, an older adult, calls the cops and drives Lucy and Kit back to the spot where the accident happened. Their plans are derailed when they have to stay in town for the investigation. Meanwhile, Beth takes the three into her home. As she does, the events unfold and Jamie falls for Beth. As awkward as that might be, Kit and Lucy discover a bit of a romance too. Nevertheless, Lucy is fixated on the dead girl. She has to find out who she was; and what she does find may surprise you. Could they possibly end up in more trouble? Do they ever make it to Phoenix? Find out in this easy-to-read gripping prose. 2006, Henry Holt and Company, Ages 12 to 18.