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The Last Secret You'll Ever Keep

A Novel

Laurie Faria Stolarz

Hardcover

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Description

Bestselling author Laurie Faria Stolarz returns with The Last Secret You’ll Ever Keep, a thrilling novel of an eighteen-year-old girl's search for answers and what she finds instead.

Four days…
Trapped in a well, surrounded by dirt, scratching at the walls trying to find a way out.
Four days of a thirst so strong, that when it finally rains, I drink as much as possible from the dripping walls, not even caring how much dirt comes with it.

Six months…
Since my escape. Since no one believed I was taken to begin with – from my own bed, after a party, when no one else was home…
Six months of trying to find answers and being told instead that I made the whole incident up.

One month…
Since I logged on to the Jane Anonymous site for the first time and found a community of survivors who listen without judgment, provide advice, and console each other when needed.
A month of chatting with a survivor whose story eerily mirrors my own: a girl who’s been receiving triggering clues, just like me, and who could help me find the answers I’m searching for.

Three days…
Since she mysteriously disappears, and since I’m forced to ask the questions: will my chance to find out what happened to me vanish with her? And will I be next?



Praise For The Last Secret You'll Ever Keep: A Novel

“Effective and memorable…the bleak, soul-crushing terror of being surrounded by folks who don’t believe your trauma exists is the truest horror Stolarz explores.” --Bulletin for the Center of Children's Books

Praise for Jane Anonymous:


"Powerfully graphic."Kirkus, Starred Review

"A story about lingering trauma, loss, and the journey toward healing...A must-read." School Library Journal

"This engrossing confessional is both heartbreaking and hopeful." Booklist

"A brave and bold piece of fiction." —C.C. Hunter, New York Times bestselling author

"An engrossingly tense yet tender story that digs deep...full of heart and determination." —Tiffany D. Jackson, author of Let Me Hear a Rhyme and Monday's Not Coming

Wednesday Books, 9781250303738, 336pp.

Publication Date: March 16, 2021



About the Author

Laurie Faria Stolarz is the author of several popular young adult novels including the Dark House series, the Touch series, Project 17, Shutter, and Bleed, as well as the bestselling Blue is for Nightmares series. With over a million books sold worldwide, Stolarz’s titles have been translated into thirty languages, been named on numerous award lists, including the Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers list and the Top Ten Teen Pick list, both through the American Library Association, and have been optioned for TV.