Lois’s adult, non-fiction book about the murder of her teenage daughter, Kaitlyn Arquette, in Albuquerque, NM. She wrote this book to motivate informants and prevent the facts from being buried when the Albuquerque Police Department dropped off the unsolved case.
Lois gives an overview of the book:
“You’re sure it’s Kait?” I whispered. “There’s no chance it’s a mistake?”
“It’s Kait,” the woman said. “There was a picture ID in her wallet. She’s alive, but in critical condition. You need to prepare yourself for the fact that you may lose her.”
“A car wreck?” I couldn’t conceive of any other possibility.
“Your daughter’s been shot in the head,” the nurse said quietly.
Lois Duncan was born in Philadelphia, PA, and grew up in Sarasota, FL.
She knew from early childhood that she wanted to be a writer. She submitted her first story to a magazine at age 10 and became published at 13. Throughout her teens she wrote regularly for young...