The Other Side of Dark
By Joan Lowery Nixon
Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780385739818, 185pp.
Publication Date: January 11, 2011
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EDGAR AWARD WINNER
For fans of Gillian Flynn, Caroline Cooney, and R.L. Stine comes "The Other Side of Dark" from four-time Edgar Allen Poe Young Adult Mystery Award winner Joan Lowery Nixon.
Stacy wakes up in a hospital room, in a body she doesn t recognize. Her mother is dead murdered and Stacy is recovering from a gunshot wound. She is the sole eyewitness to the crime, but she has only a shadowy memory of the killer's face. Will Stacy be able to regain a clear memory of that fateful day before the killer reaches her?
" The Other Side of Dark" is one of Joan Lowery Nixon's most intriguing, suspenseful, and dramatic mysteries.
The compelling premise and Nixon's mastery of suspense are gripping. "Publishers Weekly"
Tense and dramatic "The Other Side of Dark" has a] quick pace, and the determined protagonist should attract and hold readers. "School Library Journal.