About FALLOUT GIRL:
Fractured family, deadly secrets, and a woman on the run in L.A.
The day she buries her mother, Miranda George jumps on a plane from North Carolina, telling no one where she’s heading. She wants to disappear and start over. She arrives on the Los Angeles doorstep of college friend Daphne Saito, and even though Miranda hasn’t seen Daphne in years, Daphne welcomes Miranda into her home and her makeshift L.A. family.
The problem is, Miranda is on the run from family. All family. Family, in Miranda’s experience, can get you killed.
Miranda takes off again, but this time her plan is much more sinister. She certainly doesn’t expect her friends to track her down. When they bring her back from the edge, the question remains: will Miranda be able to save herself and her newfound friendships? Or will she remain strangled by the past?
Praise for FALLOUT GIRL:
“The best thing about being young is believing you can replace your supremely messed-up family with a group of friends. The worst thing about being young is figuring out it isn’t that simple—blood relatives or not, it’s always down to you. Miranda, the Fallout Girl, escapes to L.A. after her mother’s death and falls into the safety net of friends who are more loyal than she can handle. Because Miranda is emotionally radioactive, or thinks she is, she blows up relationships like they don’t matter. It’s dead simple to flub such a damaged, complex character, especially when mental illness is the mix, but Pryal’s honest, clear storytelling kept me rooting for Miranda and riveted to the page. Modern, fresh, and entirely credible, Fallout Girl is a love story wrapped inside a heart-rending struggle for personal freedom.” —Sonja Yoerg, author of All the Best People and Middle of Somewhere
“A dangerous, sexy, motorcycle ride of a story, which pulls off the feat of being both humorous and heartbreaking at the same time. Pryal brings us a strong, yet vulnerable heroine, and doesn’t shy away from the darker side of mental illness. You’ll be racing through the pages and rooting for Miranda the whole way.” —Sandra Block, author of the Zoe Goldman series
“A vulnerable, fresh story of the jagged nature of love and life. The jet-setting characters are at once exotic and compelling, but with her raw truth, Pryal takes us on a journey far beyond the Hollywood lights her story is set under.” —Amy Impellizzeri, award-winning author of Secrets of Worry Dolls and The Truth About Thea
“Pryal weaves a compelling story of friendship, family, and love with a honest look at mental illness that doesn’t shy away from the painful realities so often hidden beneath the surface.” —Susan Bishop Crispell, author of The Secret Ingredient of Wishes and Dreaming in Chocolate
- Author: Katie Rose Guest Pryal
- Title: FALLOUT GIRL: A HOLLYWOOD LIGHTS NOVEL
- Publication Date: May 7, 2018
- Paper ISBN: 978-1-947834-24-8; Ebook ISBN: 978-1-947834-25-5
- Distributed through Ingram