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Rox and her boyfriend leave town to have an abortion. When they return, they find every living being in their town has vanished except three other teenagers. Curiously all five have a connection with Betty Sue, a young storyteller who committed suicide months ago. As the five wander through the empty town, they find stories Betty Sue wrote before her death that prophesize how each of the five teenagers will die. One by one, the teens are killed in gruesome ways until only Rox is left to discover if Betty Sue truly died and how she has been killing Rox's friends.   
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 20%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 20% Tone of book    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy story on current Earth Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Horror story?    -   Yes Horror plotlets    -   the monster chased me!

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen


Terrain    -   Desert Earth setting:    -   20th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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