”Swallowing stones”  by Joyce McDonald, is a suspenseful book about an accident that turned a teenage boy’s life around. Michael Mckenzie had a fourth of July party, this party was on the day that Jenna Ward’s father died. Michael Mckenzie was showing off his gun around noon, that was when Jenna’s dad got shot. Throughout this book, Michael digs himself in deeper holes to not show evidence. The killer gets turned to different people, because they don’t really find evidence. At the end of the book, they think they have found the killer, but he isn’t the killer. The killer finally turns himself in, but you won’t be happy.