You will totally feel the tension ooze out of the pages of this one, as these carefree kids are faced with a definite high pressure situation. I could really see something like this happening, especially where I went to high school in Upstate NY, where the high school was situated on a rural road in the country, at the top of a big hill. If something like this happened there, no one was getting up or down those hills! Scary thought. I know what I would have done though...read books in the library. Duh!
I liked Scotty. He read as a fairly typical teen boy (though take that with a grain of salt...I'm a girl) and the rest of the cast fit the mold of high school clique members. I definitely can see the comparions some other reviewers are making to The Breakfast Club, with a little added danger. A page turner for sure, though I was a bit disappointed with the super-abrupt ending. Enjoyable though!