Once a well-connected East Coast socialite, Erika is sent with her mother to finish her final year of high school on the outskirts of Santa Barbara. Starting over in the town where her mother grew up, Erika is rebuffed by everyone she meets. On her first day of school she is surprised to find acceptance with the school’s elitist group, the “Glossies” and to meet (or maybe flirt with?) a gorgeous new guy.
On the eve of her 18th birthday, is Erika ready to discover the group’s darkest secrets, and even darker secrets about herself?
Chapter 1 Excerpt:
Since the day I arrived people have been acting weird. When we moved in we had to spend weeks cleaning up the house because no one had lived here in years. We couldn’t get anyone to come and help, no one wanted the job so we had to do everything ourselves. We weren’t able to cook until the new appliances had been delivered. While we waited we dined out often and everyone would stare at us, some with looks of horror while others just seemed hostile…