Dial Em for Murder

Dial Em for Murder

by Marni Bates

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440595851
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Publication date: 11/04/2016
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 853,953
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.20(d)
Lexile: 840L (what's this?)
Age Range: 14 - 18 Years

About the Author


Marni Bates was first published at age nineteen, when her autobiography, Marni, was selected for the New York Public Library Stuff for the Teen Age 2010 list. Her first series, Awkward/Decked with Holly/Notable/Invisible/Awkwardly Ever After (Kensington Teen), has been optioned by the Disney Channel and translated into several languages. You can read more about Marni at marnibates.com and twitter.com/MarniBates.

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Dial Em for Murder 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Christine_Kohler 8 months ago
DIAL EM FOR MURDER was fast, fun, snarky, and suspenseful. It is set up for a sequel. However, the publisher, F&W Media, sold its imprint Merit Press to Simon & Schuster shortly after author Marni Bates' release. The mystery now is whether Simon Pulse/S&S will reprint the Merit Press backlist as paperbacks, and, in the this case, published the sequel readers are waiting for. I bought this book from Barnes & Noble.
MissPrint More than 1 year ago
Sixteen-year-old Emmy Danvers dreams of becoming a published author. Her latest attempt at a romance novel is proving troublesome when an old man latches onto her at Starbucks. The man seems to know Emmy and refuses to leave her alone. He also slips a tablet device into her pocket as he tackles her. Then he dies. Still sprawled on top of Emmy. Turns out the whole thing is more than an extremely unlucky moment in an otherwise ordinary day. The tablet, locked with a password Emmy can't figure out, contains dangerous secrets. Information someone might even kill to get. Emmy will have to find the father she's never met, deal with a bad boy who may or may not be an ally, negotiate complicated feelings for her long-time best friend, and avoid the killers who are still hunting her down. At least Emmy will have lots of material for her next novel in Dial Em for Murder (2016) by Marni Bates. While Emmy comes across as a bit brassier than her sixteen years would suggest, she is a fun heroine who is easily swept along in the myriad conspiracies and spy games that seem to surround her as she tries to make sense of recent events and unlock the mysterious tablet. Dial Em for Murder is a fast-paced mystery filled with action and adventure. Although it is currently a standalone, the ending (and its lack of closure on several fronts) suggests that readers can expect further installments. Sure to appeal to fans of Ally Carter and other spy-centric adventures. Possible Pairings: All Fall Down by Ally Carter, Charlie, Presumed Dead by Anne Heltzel, Pretending to Be Erica by Michelle Painchaud, Lock & Mori by Heather W. Petty, I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest, Daughter of Deep Silence by Carrie Ryan