One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus
From the pen of the magnificent author Karen M. McManus comes the spine-chilling mystery of five strangers. The quintet is sent for detention . When the detention ends, only emerge alive from the room. The five who were given detention are Bronwyn, Addy, Nate, Cooper, and Simon. While all other are boys, Addy is a girl. Brownyn is the good old guy who always sticks to the rules. Addy is a typical shy girl. Nate is a seasoned criminal.Cooper is basketball player and Simon is an outcast. As the story proceeds, one comes to know that Simon was about to go public with some hidden facts of the lives of the four people alive Naturally, one of the four is the murderer or is there somebody else who has committed the gruesome crime and is putting all the blame on the surviving foursome? A superb mystery is written in a superb manner. The book got such a favorable response that it was translated into 37 languages. No wonder the author has received wide critical acclaim in the form of Goodreads Choice Award for Young Adult Fiction and Lincoln Award Nominee 2019.