The Killing Woods

The Killing Woods

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The latest thrilling adventure from the author of the Printz Honor Book STOLEN -- now in paperback! Ashlee Parker is dead, and Emily Shepherd's dad is accused of the crime. A former soldier suffering from PTSD, he emerges from the woods carrying the girl's broken body. "Gone," he says, then retreats into silence. What really happened that wild night? Emily knows in her bones that her father is innocent -- isn't he? Before he's convicted, she's got to find out the truth. Does Damon Hilary, Ashlee's charismatic boyfriend, have the answers? Or is he only playing games with her -- the kinds of games that can kill?show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 132 x 200 x 22mm | 320g
  • Chicken House
  • United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0545461014
  • 9780545461016
  • 1,272,320

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PRAISE FOR STOLEN: "Complicated and beautiful -- it left me doubting my emotions and missing a place I'd never been." -- Maggie Stiefvater "All the tension of lightning, all the terror of thunder. A stunning, scary, and beautiful book." -- John Marsden *"An emotionally raw thriller...a haunting account of captivity and the power of relationships." -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, starred review Michael L. Printz Honor Book ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults USBBY Outstanding International Bookshow more

About Lucy Christopher

Lucy Christopher's novel STOLEN was named a Printz Honor Book by the ALA and received England's Branford Boase award and Australia's Gold Inky for best debut. In a starred review, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY called it "an emotionally raw thriller...a haunting account of captivity and the power of relationships." She is also the author of FLYAWAY, a novel for younger readers. Lucy lives in Monmouth, Wales. Visit her at and follow her on Twitter more
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