In her chilling third novel, Yovanoff (The Space Between, 2011) returns with a hauntingly poetic tale of love and death. Hannah Wagnor is deeply depressed by the recent death of her best friend, Lillian. However, Lillian is still around and haunting Hannah on a daily basis. To make matters worse, it's one of the hottest summers on record and everyone is on edge because of the recent murders of girls who are found surrounded by cheap toys and paper valentines. Pushed on by Lillian, Hannah finds herself obsessed with the murders, while also falling for the potentially dangerous Finny Boone. It's up to her to put together the pieces and confront the Valentine Killer before he strikes again!