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The Lonely Dead

April Henry

Hardcover

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Compact Disc (1/29/2019)
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Paperback (1/21/2020)
MP3 CD (1/29/2019)
Compact Disc (1/29/2019)

Description

A killer is on the loose, and only one girl has the power to find him. But in this genre-bending YA thriller, she must first manage to avoid becoming a target herself.

For Adele, the dead aren’t really dead. She can see them and even talk to them. But she’s spent years denying her gift. When she encounters her ex-best friend Tori in the woods and then realizes that Tori is actually dead in a shallow grave—that gift turns into a curse. Without an alibi, Adele becomes the prime suspect in Tori’s murder. She must work with Tori’s ghost to find the real killer. But what if the killer finds Adele first?

In The Lonely Dead, master mystery writer April Henry adds a chilling paranormal twist to this incredibly suspenseful young adult novel.

Christy Ottaviano Books



Praise For The Lonely Dead

Oregon Book Award Finalist

"Henry’s latest offering is taut and suspenseful, with a hint of the supernatural. Her clear, lucid prose and well-paced action scenes make for a fast, accessible read with high appeal for both the middle- and high-school crowd. Hand to anyone in search of a page-turner."--Booklist

"Henry delivers a compelling thriller that weaves supernatural elements into a topical tapestry of loss, betrayal, and family drama. A thriller that manages to be both creepy and fun."--Kirkus Reviews

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The book is fairly fast-paced and set up quite a few people who could have committed the murder . . . A great addition to libraries looking for more murder mystery for teens."--School Library Journal

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9781250157577, 240pp.

Publication Date: January 29, 2019



About the Author

April Henry is the New York Times bestselling author of many acclaimed mysteries for adults and young adults, including the YA novels Girl, Stolen; The Girl I Used to Be, which was nominated for an Edgar Award; The Night She Disappeared; and Body in the Woods and Blood Will Tell, Books One and Two in the Point Last Seen series. She lives in Oregon.