She’s Too Pretty to Burn by Wendy Heard

She’s Too Pretty to Burn by Wendy Heard

The summer is winding down in San Diego. Veronica is bored, caustically charismatic, and uninspired in her photography. Nico is insatiable, subversive, and obsessed with chaotic performance art. They’re artists first, best friends second. But that was before Mick. Delicate, lonely, magnetic Mick: the perfect subject, and Veronica’s dream girl. The days are long and hot―full of adventure―and soon they are falling in love. Falling so hard, they never imagine what comes next. One fire. Two murders. Three drowning bodies… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Emotional child abuse
  • Toxic mother-daughter relationship
  • Panic attack
  • Blood depiction
  • Death of a child
  • Murder
  • Kidnapping
  • Fire
  • Strangulation
  • Car accident
  • Drowning
  • Vivisepulture (buried alive)
  • Animal death
  • Animal cruelty
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