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Killing Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan
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Apr 05, 2010

really liked it

This suspense book starts out with telling the life of everyday High school students. Who all have one thing in common, they all hate Mr. Griffin their English literature teacher. Mark came up with a plan to scare him and got his friends Jeff, Betsy, David, and Susan to help him.Well they aren’t really friends, mark is mostly using them for his plan. Mark lead everyone to a huge concern and problem, while Susan tries to hide her secrets behind everyone. Mark keeps giving strong orders and commands everyone as an army. Mark wants his crew to get rid of any evidence left behind while Mr. Griffin died leaving clues behind such as his medication pills, car, his grave, and his last comments about his students left to his wife, etc.
David and Susan want to quit all of this drama but it seems, they might need to go through a lot as Mark, Jeff, and Betsy head back to deal with their new victim ”Susan”. As she wants to confess, the crime they all did. They say more lies to cover up. It gets harder and harder for them to hide it since most of them are finally getting hit by their conscience. Except for Mark he still a psychopath, and he tries to cover everything by killing, since he finds out that David grandma has the ring he took from Mr. Griffin and the grandma starts suspecting things about marks crew and how they are trying to get out of the murder. Since Mark finds out he is now wanting to kill her. So he does. A neighbor saw a man with a brown sweater at the scene of the death of David's grandma & tells Susan, and Susan suspects of Mark since he always wears a brown sweatshirt. So Mark is now trying to kill Susan because he found out that she found out that he killed David's grandma. He tries to get her house on fire but the police walked in looking for Susan and they found her and saved her. She confessed the murder of Mr. griffin and they were all charge. Mark was also declared a psychopath since they found out that he had also killed his father in a house fire.

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