Tough love...or torture?When a tough-love school for troubled teens opens its doors in Trout Run, the locals are thrilled. The North Country Academy promises more jobs and more money flowing into town. But Police Chief Frank Bennett is concerned about the arrival of so many juvenile delinquents on his turf. When an Academy teacher is mauled to death by a bear while leading wilderness expedition, Frank's worst fears are confirmed. Evidence points to sabotage. As Frank investigates, he learns more about the school's controversial techniques: isolation, restraints, and mind control. He meets students who might be terrified...or might be brilliant liars. And he uncovers disturbing information about the Academy's headmaster. What is more impressive? His track record of putting teens back on the right path? Or his skill in covering up past scandals? When an Academy ...