Describe your latest book.
My debut novel, The Most Dangerous Place on Earth
, tells the story of a group of privileged Northern California teens who are all linked by their culpability in a middle school tragedy that impacts them in subtle and significant ways.
There’s gifted student Abigail, who first appears to have her priorities perfectly in line but then makes a risky move by entering into an inappropriate relationship. Damon hides feelings of inadequacy beneath a dangerous, juvenile-delinquent façade, and Nick, among the class’s smartest students, is known among his peers as a brilliant scam artist and treats school as “one long practical joke.” And Calista, forever changed by her central role in the tragedy, joins a hippie-stoner crew, skips class, and buries herself in poetry...