"The setting is claustrophobic, the characters are complex and the story will keep readers on the edge of their seats," KLIATT raved of this vivid, fast-paced psychological thriller in a starred review. After Cass McBride writes a nasty note about David, a boy who asked her out, David commits suicide. When the boy's brother, Kyle Kirby decides to take revenge on her, they each learn the truth about their roles in the tragedy Kyle has planned a cruel and unusual revenge on Cass, the most popular girl in school, for the death of his brother David. He digs a hole. Kidnaps Cass. Puts her in a box — underground. He buries her alive. But lying in the deepest dark, Cass finds a weapon: she uses the power of words to keep her nemesis talking — and herself breathing — during the most harrowing 48 hours of her life.