Riley has been outed by her manipulative friend, filmmaker Desmond. She struggles with her identity and social life while trying to solve the murder of her favorite teacher.
Tife in the Heights has never been easy for seventeen-year-old Riley Frost, but when she’s publicly dumped and outed at the same time, she becomes an immediate social outcast at her high school. So Riley swears off romance and throws herself into solving the shocking murder of her favorite teacher, Ms. Dunn.
Riley turns to her best friend, budding filmmaker Desmond Brandt, for help. What she doesn’t know is that Dez has been secretly directing her life, blackmailing her friends, and hoping his manipulations will make her love him. When his schemes go too far, Dez’s web of lies threatens to destroy both of their lives.
Genre: Contemporary, Mystery/Thriller
Cis girls: Riley
Not explicitly addressed.
Dex outs Riley without her permission.