‘Truly, Madly, Deadly’ by Hannah Jayne
I really enjoyed reading Hannah Jayne’s ’Truly, Madly, Deadly’. I had a hard time putting the book down, once I started reading it. I needed to know, what had really happened the night Sawyer’s boyfriend was killed. But even though it was a really great book, I still missed being dragged through the entire range of emotions.
‘Truly, Madly, Deadly’
July 2nd 2013
Excerpt from ‘Truly, Madly, Deadly’
Sawyer spun her combination lock and yanked the door open, her lips forming a little o of surprise when she did so. Amongst her neatly stacked binders and books was a short, fat envelope in a pale mint green. Her name was printed on it in a handwriting font. She took the envelope and looked over both shoulders; no one milled about, red-faced or smiling, indicating that they had slipped the note in her locker.
She tore the envelope open and pulled out a matching mint green folded card, a tiny plain oak leaf embossed on the bottom. When she opened it, a clipped newspaper article slipped out. Sawyer didn’t have to read the headline to know what it said: “Local High School Student Killed In Car Wreck.” She swallowed down a cry and the note on the card.
It said, simply,