Minnie's face was deathly pale.
- First sentence
This is a YA novel "inspired by Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None" (according to the Amazon page).
Ten teenagers are at a house party on an island full of summer homes in the middle of February. There is a huge storm which of course knocks out power and phone lines. As her friends start dying, Meg tries to figure out the clues left behind, all while protecting her best friend from falling apart, and hiding her secret crush.
The characters are mostly underdeveloped (some of them die rather quickly after we meet them) and basically unlikeable. But the book is fast-paced and kept me guessing until the very end. I had my suspicions, but they were wrong, which is always fun.
I borrowed the audio from Hoopla and read this book for the Country House Mystery square (a closed circle murder set during a gathering like a house party):