top of page

Hartley Grace Featherstone Mysteries


Halliday balances the

comedy and suspense notes well, keeping her characters intriguing and her narrative bright. Suspenseful fun.

 - Kirkus Reviews 

Killer Looks 
Hartley Grace Featherstone Mysteries book #2 


When Hartley Grace Featherstone, newest reporter on the school newspaper, is assigned to cover the biggest cheating scandal to rock Herbert Hoover High, she's a little nervous about letting her editor down. And not just because he's super hot. Hartley is determined to get to the bottom of exactly how Sydney Sanders, frontrunner for Homecoming Queen, obtained stolen answers to their Precalculus midterm. Luckily, Sydney agrees to meet with Hartley. Unluckily, when Hartley arrives at Sydney's home, Sydney is dead—drowned in her own swimming pool while in the act of tweeting!

Now it's up to Hartley to find out who wanted Sydney silenced. Was it a jealous homecoming rival, a bitter boyfriend, the ex-best friend she got suspended, or did the stolen test answers lead to Sydney's Twittercide? Between dodging Mom and her new online dating habits, tailing shady suspects, and a little midnight breaking and entering, Hartley better watch her back... before the killer strikes again!
Note: This book was formerly published under the title Social Suicide


Buy Now:


A well-paced whodunit and teen romance, balanced with cheeky humor.

 - Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) 

I honestly loved this book so much and couldn't recommend this series any more highly. Hartley is the modern Nancy Drew and I'm eager to read much more about this news writing detective.

- Candace's Book Blog

Plenty of clues are left to

keep readers guessing as the teens work together to uncover motives and opportunities for each of their suspects.

- School Library Journal

Books in the Hartley Grace Featherstone Mysteries Series

bottom of page