Joelle Charbonneau has performed in opera and musical theater productions across Chicagoland. She now teaches private voice lessons and is the author of two mystery series: The Rebecca Robbins mysteries (Minotaur Books) and the Glee Club mysteries (Berkley). She is also the author of The Testing young adult trilogy that debuted with the bestselling The Testing. Independent Study, the second book in the trilogy, will be published in January 2014.


My classmates and I were shocked to learn our beloved psychology professor once murdered his family. But despite the calls for his dismissal, his impact on our lives proves that redemption is real.