Nearly Gone

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Penguin Group USA, 2014 - Juvenile Fiction - 386 pages
18 Reviews
Bones meets Fringe in a big, dark, scary, brilliantly-plotted urban thriller that will leave you guessing until the very end

Nearly Boswell knows how to keep secrets. Living in a DC trailer park, she knows better than to share anything that would make her a target with her classmates. Like her mother's job as an exotic dancer, her obsession with the personal ads, and especially the emotions she can taste when she brushes against someone's skin. But when a serial killer goes on a killing spree and starts attacking students, leaving cryptic ads in the newspaper that only Nearly can decipher, she confides in the one person she shouldn't trust: the new guy at school--a reformed bad boy working undercover for the police, doing surveillance. . . on her.

Nearly might be the one person who can put all the clues together, and if she doesn't figure it all out soon--she'll be next.

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Review: Nearly Gone (Nearly Gone #1)

User Review  - Jen - Goodreads

One of the first things we learn about Nearly Boswell is that she nearly didn't make it the day she was born, thus her name. In other words, don't underestimate this character. Of course, Nearly takes ... Read full review

Review: Nearly Gone (Nearly Gone #1)

User Review  - Jaime Arkin - Goodreads

I feel like this is the year of the suspense book for me… over the last few months I've read a handful, and would put Nearly Gone right at the top with the best of them. Nearly Boswell hasn't had the ... Read full review

About the author (2014)

Elle Cosimano grew up in the Washington, DC, suburbs, the daughter of a maximum security prison warden and an elementary school teacher who rode a Harley. She annually attends the Writers' Police Academy at Guilford Technical Community College, Department of Public Safety, to conduct hands-on research for her books. Elle is the author of Nearly Gone and it's upcoming sequel, Nearly Found. She lives with her husband and two sons in Florida.

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