The Girl in the Headlines (Paperback)

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The Girl in the Headlines (Paperback)


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The headlines say she killed her family. The truth? She doesn't remember.

Andrea McNulty goes to sleep on her eighteenth birthday with a near-perfect life. The next morning, she wakes up covered in blood. Her parents were killed in the middle of the night…and she's the prime suspect.

Andrea McNulty has a wonderful life: she's a high school field hockey star, a doted-upon big sister, the beloved daughter of two happy parents. But when she wakes up in a motel room the morning after her eighteenth birthday, she's covered in blood and can't remember what happened the previous night.

According to the news, Andi's parents were brutally attacked in the middle of the night. Her father is dead, her mother is in a coma, her little brother Josh is missing—and Andi is the prime suspect. Terrified and on the run from the police, Andi teams up with Nate, the sympathetic boy working the motel's front desk, to find the real murderer. But while the police are getting further from the killer, the killer is getting closer to Andi—closer than she could ever have imagined.

Pick up The Girl in the Headlines if you're looking for:

  • A psychological, fast-paced thriller
  • A suspenseful, shocking read
  • Fiction examining death and grief
  • A coming of age story with a twist

Also by Hannah Jayne:

  • Truly, Madly, Deadly
  • Twisted
  • See Jane Run
  • The Dare
  • The Revenge
  • The Escape
  • Copycat

Hannah Jayne lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and writes cozy mysteries, young adult fiction, chick lit, and grocery lists that she never seems to remember to bring to the grocery store. Hannah shares a house with two neurotic, feet-attacking cats and has Kryptonite-like weakness for donuts. Visit

Product Details ISBN: 9781728225210
ISBN-10: 1728225213
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Publication Date: July 6th, 2021
Pages: 352
Language: English
"The action starts on the first page as readers are introduced to Andi’s plight, and the pace does not let up until the final resolution." — Booklist

"[T]his is a propulsive...story rife with true-crime TV tropes and plenty of red herrings." — Kirkus Reviews

"The Girl in the Headlines will keep you on your toes... This book is definitely a nail-biter." — Seattle Book Review