Waiting on Wednesday–The Killing Woods by Lucy Christopher

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine.  It’s designed for bloggers to spotlight the upcoming releases that they simply can’t wait to read.

wowI’m kind of embarrassed to admit that I haven’t read Stolen yet, even though so many of my students and friends love it.  I’ll definitely have to read it soon, but regardless of that, The Killing Woods sounds great.  Have you read this or any of Lucy Christopher’s books? I’d love to know what you think!

The Killing WoodsTitle & Author: The Killing Woods by Lucy Christopher

Release Date: October 3rd, 2013 (UK), January 7th, 2014 (US)

Publisher: Chicken House Ltd.

Summary (From Goodreads):

Fatal attraction, primal fear, survival in the forest: From the author of the Printz Honor Book STOLEN, the highly anticipated thriller about deadly games played in the dark.

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?


  1. i have not heard of this one before but it sounds super creepy!! perfect for October and Halloween, yeah? 🙂

    hope you can stop by my WoW.

    -michelle @ Michelle & Leslie’s Book Picks

  2. This one sounds really good. I haven’t read any books by Lucy Christopher, but I’ll have to check this one out!

  3. Gosh, that sounds nice and creepy! I haven’t heard of this one before but it sounds interesting! Thanks for sharing.

    BookMunchies’ WoW (:

  4. Niiiice. Blurb is really intriguing. I really want to read this one too!
    My WoW: http://www.notebooksisters.com/2013/09/waiting-on-wednesday-359.html

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