From the deadly cool series, volume 1 by gemma halliday. This high school has a high body count, and hartley featherstone always finds herself right in the wrong place at the wrong time. Before becoming an author, gemma worked as an actress, teddy bear importer, department store administrator, preschool teacher, temporary tattoo artist and a hotline psychic. Scandal sheet by gemma halliday and a great selection of related books. My dream cast for deadly cool by gemma halliday i dont own the pics or the song or the book. Mayhem in high heels mayhem in high heels, book by halliday, gemma. Deadly cool read online free book by gemma halliday in epub,txt. Hartley has joined the herbert hoover high onlinenewspaper staff, working for her intriguing, blackclad friend, chase, the editor. The deadly cool book series by gemma halliday includes books deadly cool and social suicide. In gemma hallidays deadly cool series, high school students dont just worry about being popular or getting into college these teens also have to worry about just surviving the day. Although hartley is upset and mad at josh, she knows he didnt murder the girl. Deadly cool read online free book by gemma halliday in.
Gemma halliday is a participant in the amazon services llc associates program, whereby she will earn from qualifying purchases. With red herrings aplenty and a wicked pace, this relentlessly pulls the reader along to an. Since then, her books have been published in several countries, optioned for television, and have won lots of cool, shiny trophies, including a national readers choice award and three rita nominations. Download read deadly cool 2011 by gemma halliday in. Along with her friend sam and an unlikely partner chase. Deadly cool isnt a deep read, but thats not the aim of the story its a funny, quick read, that kept me flipping the pages, just to find out what happened next. Her writing style just made the reading more fun and. However, i kind of felt like it worked with deadly cool.
Gemma hallidays debut, deadly cool, was an addictive mystery novel. I actually liked the way that gemma halliday writes, even if it isnt the type of book id normally read. The books and stories have become somewhat a piece of us. Bookshare accessible books for individuals with print disabilities. When gemma halliday was sixteen she wanted to be either a rock star or marilyn monroe. Deadly cool reading after midnight reading after midnight. And if that werent enough, now hes depending on hartley to clear his name. Oct 11, 2011 im always dubious when someone tells me a book is funny maybe its my own sarcastic sense of humour, or the fact ive been let down by so many books that are billed as funny but rarely even make my eyebrow twitch that im always a little wary.
Shes set to interview sydney, caught cheating on strict mr. Download read deadly cool 2011 by gemma halliday in pdf. But author gemma halliday told the story with a droll, quickwitted tone that absolutely knocked the ball out of the park. Instead, she ended up working as a film extra, a teddy bear importer, a department store administrator, a preschool teacher, a temporarytattoo artist, and a 900number psychic before settling on the career of author. Gemma really had a hard time finding something that is interesting to her, until a happy coincidence made her read a romance book she got for free from some promotion. I loved how halliday showed great effort in leading the characters and then twisting it to something entirely different. The paperback of the deadly cool by gemma halliday at barnes. This fun and outrageous mystery is a perfect mix of humor and horror that will have readers laughing while they try to figure out whodunit. Learn about membership options, or view our freely available titles. Sometimes this can be a bad thing, because often by the time the book is published, trends like farmville have changed, and the book seems dated. I read this in one night and kept waking my poor hubby up because i couldnt stop.
Hartley grace featherstone is having a very bad day. After reading a few pages of deadly cool, my first thought was i need to check out all of gemma hallidays books. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our pro connect email alert. Nov 20, 2011 and ill admit, there are aspects to the book that are dark and serious. First she finds out that her boyfriend is cheating on her with the president of the herbert hoover high school chastity club.
Gemma halliday is an american novelist of mystery novels. With a cast of interesting characters, from the alltoopure chastity girls, the cheerleaders, and a cute, dangerous guy, i loved this book, and i cant wait to read social suicide. See the complete deadly cool series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Jul 06, 2012 my dream cast for deadly cool by gemma halliday i dont own the pics or the song or the book. I should have just taken their word for because its very fun. Hartley is a teenager turned detective when her boyfriend sorry, exboyfriend is accused of murdering a girl who he happened to be effing. Log in you must be logged into bookshare to access this title. Deadly cool definitely surprised me in that it actually is a funny book.
Such as, cheating boyfriends, murder, and a killer on the loose. Gemma halliday when sixteenyearold hartley featherstone finds out that her boyfriend is cheating on her, she goes to his house to confront him and suddenly finds herself embroiled in a murder mystery. She was bitterly disappointed and describes the novel as very bad and in fact gemma felt she could do better than that. Their banter is hilarious and adds so much to not only the book but who they. Buy a cheap copy of deadly cool book by gemma halliday. Having both depth and humor, both centered around hartley and the overall plot, this one doesnt shy away from the rough topics while also isnt totally emotional.
In a followup to deadly cool 2011, hartley featherstone returns to romp through another murder mystery. Read online deadly cool series by gemma halliday in pdf. Her books have hit both the usa today and the new york times bestseller lists. She worked as a film and television actress, a teddy bear importer, a.
Gemma had a hard time figuring out what she wanted to be when she grew up. Halliday has her finger on the pulse of highschoolers, whether goth, jock, prude, or computer nerd. Some of the time hartleys actions are frustrating, but that is what makes. Buy deadly cool by gemma halliday from waterstones today. The cliffhanger ending sets the book up as the first in a series. Ill admit, it helps that deadly cool was exactly the type of book i was in the mood for. Since then, gemma has written several mystery novels and been the recipient of numerous awards, including two national readers choice awards and three rita nominations. For anyone who loves a pageturning mystery, this deadly addictive story is a mustread. We are all in this community because of our common interest in reading. May 10, 2012 gemma halliday s sparklingly fresh voice and laughoutloud humor are back and better than ever in the killer sequel to deadly cool. Just like bumped by megan mccafferty, h er witty writing style has me smiling and giggling even though this premise of the book is not a laughing matter. I mean, obviously she has an ex love, but there is no new love, well at least not in this book, maybe the second.
Deadly cool hartley featherstone, book 1 by gemma halliday book cover, description, publication history. Deadly cool kept me laughing throughout the entire book and had me. Gemma halliday s sparklingly fresh voice and laughoutloud humor are back and better than ever in the killer sequel to deadly cool. Scandal sheet by gemma halliday and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. And ill admit, there are aspects to the book that are dark and serious. Not as funny as the first book, the mystery is pretty easy to solve, and not much happened in the hartleychase front. Gemma now lives in the san francisco bay area, where she loves watching reality tv shows, eating takeout pizza, and shoe shopping. Gemma halliday is the new york times and usa today bestselling author of the high heels mysteries, the hollywood headlines mysteries, the jamie bond mysteries, the tahoe tessie mysteries, as well as several other works. It was packed with fun twists, turns, and characters that are very appealing but nonirritating. Deadly cool hartley featherstone, book 1 by gemma halliday. Nov 09, 2011 after reading a few pages of deadly cool, my first thought was i need to check out all of gemma halliday s books. Sam is also really funny, i just loved every character in the book except for josh for obvious reason, especially the sorry ass answer he gave her of why he cheated. First i find out that my boyfriend is cheating on me.
Gemma halliday is a hilarious and refreshing new voice in the teen market, and deadly cool is perfect for fans of ally carters humor, and for anyone who loves a pageturning scandal. Deadly cool and social suicide by gemma halliday book. Deadly cool by gemma halliday was one of those books just meant to be read on a warm summer day in a hammock. At first i was a little confused because everyone keeps saying how fun this book is, but it deals with murders. Order of gemma halliday books gemma halliday is an american novelist of mystery novels. A bank street best childrens book of 2017 a georgia peach book award nominee read the book new york times bestselling author amber smith. Deadly cool by gemma halliday hartley grace featherstone is having a very bad day. Gemma hallidays latest in the series fearless in high heels will keep you laughing and gasping until the end. Click and collect from your local waterstones or get free uk delivery on orders over. About as interesting as the azalea shrubs along the sidewalk. In a followup to deadly cool 2011, hartley featherstone.1433 1274 243 376 725 100 1252 1462 402 54 1502 279 263 1299 1366 267 1479 1053 1172 336 217 1242 702 300 1236 21 900 1245 750 222 607 35 458