In the small town where she lives, Jess has always been considered a bit of a freak. The outsider with the strange hair. The tragic weirdo who can’t get over her mother’s death. The violent psycho who beat up the biggest boy in school. Over the years she’s worked hard to fit in. To make some friends. To control her grief and her rage. To become socially acceptable—just an ordinary girl. But at the start of her senior year things begin to unravel.
When Dan McCarthy stumbles upon a folder containing evidence of the conspiracy to end all conspiracies — a top-level alien cover-up — he leaks the files without a second thought. The incredible truth revealed by Dan’s leak immediately captures the public’s imagination, but Dan’s relentless commitment to exposing the cover-up and forcing disclosure quickly earns him some enemies in high places. For his whole life, Dan McCarthy has searched for a reason to believe. Now that he finally has one, he might soon wish he didn’t…