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When seventeen-year-old Brea stumbles upon a body in the woods, she knows the entire school – heck, the entire town – will be impressed by the saga of her gruesome discovery. One problem: when she leads the police back to the body, itsMoreWhen seventeen-year-old Brea stumbles upon a body in the woods, she knows the entire school – heck, the entire town – will be impressed by the saga of her gruesome discovery. One problem: when she leads the police back to the body, its disappeared.Since Brea is prone to flights of fancy, no one believes her story of a killer on the loose. No problem, shes watched plenty of CSI episodes, so shell just solve the murder herself. Decked out in yellow kitchen gloves, she combs the woods and finds evidence implicating Ryker, a classmate fresh out of juvie. The bad news? He now seems to be stalking her. Brea needs a way to investigate him with witnesses present, so she schemes to get him on her team for the annual video scavenger hunt.Soon Brea, Ryker, and three other friends are performing cringeworthy tasks like modeling lingerie and getting arrested while singing the theme song from COPS. Despite her mission to expose a murderer, Brea starts to enjoy herself. After all, who would have guessed Ryker would look so adorable in a negligee? But just as she lets down her guard, Brea discovers shes not the only one who joined the hunt with a secret agenda. With the philosophy that dead girls tell no tales, the killer plans to take out the entire team. To save the lives of her friends, Brea will have to stop viewing the world through Brea-colored glasses and finally confront the ugly truth.THE DRAMA QUEEN WHO CRIED WOLF is a 52,000 word young adult thriller combined with humor and romance. The twists and turns pay homage to early Christopher Pike, while Breas snarky narration would make her fast friends with the feisty Veronica Mars.