The first bell of the new school year hasn’t even rung and Jocelyn Shore is already at the scene of a murder. Her friend and colleague Fred Argus has been found dead—and the evidence suggests he was selling drugs to his students. Shocked by the insinuation, Jocelyn takes it upon herself to lead an on-campus investigation, asking questions guaranteed to set fellow teachers, administrators, and parents on edge.
Jocelyn’s case couldn’t have come at a worse time: The school happens to be serving as the back-drop for a blockbuster film. But not even one of Hollywood’s most notable directors can stop Jocelyn from clearing Fred’s name. The truth becomes stranger than fiction, however, when Jocelyn is attacked on set. Soon she finds herself in the path of a killer determined to put a stop to her sleuthing—and do whatever it takes to keep the secrets surrounding Fred’s death on the cutting-room floor….