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Ten by Gretchen McNeil (50)

  • Kindle: 1637 KB
  • Print: 309 pages
  • Publisher: Balzer + Bray; Reprint edition (September 18, 2012)
  • ASIN: B007HBH33W


A smart and terrifying teen horror novel inspired by Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None, from Get Even author Gretchen McNeil—now a Lifetime Original Movie!

Ten teens. Three days. One killer.

It was supposed to be the weekend of their lives—an exclusive house party on Henry Island. Best friends Meg and Minnie are looking forward to two days of boys, booze, and fun-filled luxury. But what starts out as fun turns twisted after the discovery of a DVD with a sinister message: Vengeance is mine. And things only get worse from there.

With a storm raging outside, the teens are cut off from the outside world . . . so when a mysterious killer begins picking them off one by one, there’s no escape. As the deaths become more violent and the teens turn on one another, can Meg find the killer before more people die? Or is the killer closer to her than she could ever imagine?

Perfect for fans of Christopher Pike’s Chain Letter and Lois Duncan’s I Know What You Did Last Summer, Ten will keep readers on the edge of their seats until the very last page!

Gretchen McNeil is the author of the YA horror/suspense novels POSSESS, 3:59, RELIC, GET EVEN, GET DIRTY, and TEN (a YALSA Top Ten Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, a Romantic Times Top Pick, and a Booklist Top Ten Horror Fiction for Youth) all with Balzer + Bray for HarperCollins. Gretchen’s first YA contemporary I’M NOT YOUR MANIC PIXIE DREAM GIRL, also with Balzer + Bray, hit shelves in 2016.

Her horror-comedy novel #MURDERTRENDING for Disney/Freeform made the Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2018 list and was also a YALSA Top Ten Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers as well as an ILA Young Adults' Choices for 2019 and a YALSA 2019 Teens' Top Ten nominee. The sequel #MURDERFUDNING was released on August 6, 2019.

Gretchen’s novels have been published internationally in Chinese, Spanish, Turkish, French, Thai, and Czech. The film adaptation of TEN starring China Anne McClain (Descendants 2, Black Lightning) premiered on Lifetime on September 16, 2017, and the BBC/Netflix series "Get Even" adapted from the novels GET EVEN and GET DIRTY will premiere in 2020.


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REVIEW:
I really enjoyed this book.
I love horror. This fit the bill there. Was it super scary? Not really.
It had mystery, a bit of violence and gore, but because it was such a whodunnit, it lacked in scare factor.
Still it was a great mind bend! 
In the last few chapters especially. It took me where I was like, what the heck?! How?! Then the author brought it all together.
Yup, I'm a fan!
Mystery and thriller fans should enjoy this one like I did!



5/5




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