Skin Deep

Author(s): Christopher Golden
Series: Body of Evidence Series No: 6
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (6.95 hours)
Product Number: Z10592
Released: Jun 12, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781490669007
Narrator/s: Julie Dretzin
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Jenna Blake's second semester in college is off to a good start. She has a new boyfriend and a job she loves in the county medical examiner's office. Then an African-American couple on campus is brutally attacked. Racial tension suddenly floods her normally liberal campus. The African-American students don't think the police are doing all they can to find the killer. When a white student is killed, the campus erupts in a storm of protests, rallies and peace marches. As the violence escalates, Jenna finds herself defending her own interracial romance and frantically looking for clues to the killer's identity. Many librarians for young adults call Christopher Golden the bridge between Caroline B. Cooney and Steven King. With Jenna, he has created a character that is smart and determined. Her steely nerve is perfectly captured by narrator Julie Dretzin.

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Professional reviews

"Julie Dretzin ably conveys the anger, sorrow, and terror at the center of this tale of brutal crimes and racial intolerance on a college campus. Jenna Blake, the heroine of the Body of Evidence series, is enjoying her second semester in college. She has a new boyfriend and a great job in the county medical examiner's office. When an African-American couple is attacked, followed shortly after by a white student, the campus becomes inflamed with protests and rallies. Jenna finds herself looking for clues while defending her own interracial romance. This exciting story, with its escalating tension, danger, and emotions, will appeal to young adult fans of suspense and mystery stories. E.J.F. (c) AudioFile 2002, Portland, Maine"

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