Welcome to Lawless, where the head of the class is a dangerous place to be.
M Freeman is the newest student at the prestigious (and mysterious) Lawless School. All she really wants is to fit in, but from the moment she arrives, her unusual skills have the whole academy buzzing. M excels at escape tactics. She's a whiz at spotting a forgery. But can she tell right from wrong? She'll have to figure it out fast, because some of her teachers are planning the crime of the century . . . and M and her classmates might be the only people who can stop them.
Jeffrey Salane's debut novel is full of twists and turns, reveals and reversals. Spoiling the ending for your friends would be criminal!
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Ms. Watts clicked her ballpoint pen, and a slight humming sound whirred within the room. Ms. Watts's expression did not change, but her shoulders tensed faintly.
"Ms. Freeman, I'm going to go off record for a moment, which is why I've excused Ms. Smith from this room. If you repeat anything I say from this moment on, I will deny everything. I knew your father. I knew him very well. You are your father's daughter, and I hope you'll understand in time why I'm telling you this. Forget the Lawless School. Forget everything that just happened. Walk out that door, do not talk to Ms. Smith, get in your car, and go home. Do not open that envelope I've handed you. Burn it and scatter the ashes."
Click went the ballpoint pen again, and the humming was gone as quickly as it started.