Come Out and Play

Book Cover: Come Out and Play
Part of the Hometown Antihero series:

GAMES AREN'T FOR KIDS—THEY'RE FOR KILLERS.

For Kylene Danners, there’s only one fate worse than death: entering a beauty pageant. So when her friends (and a shot at a twenty-thousand dollar college scholarship) push her into one, she assumes she’s found hell on earth—until girls start dropping out under suspicious circumstances, and Ky finds herself smack dab in the middle of another dangerous mystery—a twisted web of duplicity and deceit far more deadly than she expected.

COME OUT AND PLAY, the third young adult mystery novel in the Hometown Antihero series.

Coming Soon!

26 Comments

  1. Sobhana Tan says:

    These two books “Dare You to Lie” and “Don’t Say a Word” are very very well-written – an intelligent plot and realistic plot, plus well-developed characters. I really don’t understand why your publisher did not opt to buy the third book. I also can’t understand why so few people read these books compared to other YA series which are far inferior to what you have written. I am really glad you decided to publish the 3rd book yourself and to release it this year. Really looking forward to read it.

    1. This was everything i needed today while doing the final round of edits on book three! Thank you so much for messaging me, and i really hope you like the next installment (OUT THIS FALL!!!).

  2. Monica Mancinas says:

    I absolutely love this series I can’t wait till the next book comes out!

    1. It loves you right back!
      And book three will be out this fall, so get ready….

  3. Samantha says:

    I’m sooo happy you’re finishing the series despite the circumstances! It’s amazing and I wish there were more book series like it. I’m so excited to read come out and play!

    1. I’m happy i get to finish the series as well.
      Book three is out THIS FALL!!!!

  4. Kim says:

    Thank you so much for continuing with book three! I need to know what happens and who AD is! I genuinely love this series so much and have re-read multiple times. I live for Ky and Dawson’s relationship. And Ky is the strong female lead that I love and inspire to be 🙂

    1. Answers to your questions are coming THIS FALL!!!

  5. Trang Vu says:

    hands down best series I’ve ever read, I read them by mid last year and I’ve been scrambling for similar books but none compare. I’m so grateful that you’re hoping to write a book 3! I am certain many people will be confused at your publisher because it’s the best series I’ve ever read. Thank you

    1. This gives me so much joy! Thank you for reaching out to let me know.
      And get ready for book three this fall….

  6. Anita's Singh says:

    I’m really addicted to your work, author! Thank you so much for your efforts to complete this series. Hope your last book ‘Come out and play’ is released soon. Can’t wait!!

    1. AW…thank you so much for this (and your support)!! Book three will be out THIS FALL….

  7. Barbara Mulatinho says:

    HI Amber! I read the series on 2021 and I loved so much! I was heartbroken to hear the third book was not bought, but I really appreciate your efforts to release the book and finishing the series! I can’t wait to read the final chapter of this story.

  8. I love this series so much, my friend and I are obsessed! I understand how you have lots of other work, let’s all do our best to be patient!

  9. Ananya Polk says:

    How many books will be in this series?

  10. Jennifer Nicholson says:

    I love this series! It reminds me of Veronica Mars. I love the strong female lead, and mystery! I’m just sad, that if your publisher didn’t pick up the rest of the series, the audiobooks won’t be done
    the narrator of these books were awesome!
    Please, continue! And thank you for finishing!

  11. Brooklyn says:

    Are we going to have to wait until Sept 2021 to read this? I might forget about the series by then! I hope not, I loved the first two!

    1. Here’s the harsh reality of the situation. My publisher bought the first two books to the series and did NOT option to buy more. I, on my own, have decided to finish the series, but will have to do so by cramming it in between other projects, all while dealing with the fallout of 2020 like everyone else. I own a practice and still see patients. I have two grade school aged kids that i now homeschool, which eats further into my writing time. I have no idea when this book will be ready to be published, but my plan is 2021. I have a newsletter link on this site that you can subscribe to so you don’t miss the release information when it’s released (or just follow the blog). That’s the best i can give you for now.

      1. Leah says:

        Thank you for deciding to finish the series yourself and trying to fit time into a crazy schedule to do so! They are amazing and I love to re-read them, I am excited to read the rest, and re-read the others again

      2. Pegi says:

        Your publisher is an idiot. I just had a student email me that Dare You to Lie is the best book she has ever read, and she will be in the library BEFORE school Monday to get book 2. We love this series!

  12. grace says:

    Does anyone know when this book will be released?

  13. Hansika S. says:

    I love the Hometown Antihero Series. I’m on the verge of completing “Don’t Say a Word”. I can’t wait to read the next book and fulfill my curiosity. I hope it gets released soon, I love your stories.

  14. Need this book to be released right now! I’ve been rereading the first two books and can’t get enough. The wait is killing me I can’t wait for book #3 and #4 to come out! 🙂

    1. Grace says:

      Do you know when it is supposed to be released? I am so excited for it!

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