Flynn’s girlfriend has disappeared. How can he uncover her secrets without revealing his own?
Flynn’s girlfriend, January, is missing. The cops are asking questions he can’t answer, and her friends are telling stories that don’t add up. All eyes are on Flynn—as January’s boyfriend, he must know something.
But Flynn has a secret of his own. And as he struggles to uncover the truth about January’s disappearance, he must also face the truth about himself.
Here’s what critics have to say about LAST SEEN LEAVING:
A Buzzfeed Best YA Novel of 2016
Best YA Novel of 2016 – Paste Magazine
A Kirkus Best of 2016 Book – Teen
“Flynn Doherty’s competing desires to uncover the secrets behind his ex-girlfriend’s disappearance and keep his own secrets hidden propel debut author Roehrig’s powerful thriller. …A compelling mystery and characters with fully developed strengths and flaws make Roehrig’s novel an important addition in the world of queer young adult fiction.—Publishers Weekly, starred review
“Debut novelist Roehrig peoples his sensationalistic, twisty mystery with credible characters, especially narrator Flynn, whose struggles with coming out will resonate with young gay teens in more mundane circumstances. Witty, realistically foulmouthed dialogue and the suspenseful, well-laid mystery will keep pages turning… Readers won’t be able to put it down.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review
“This truly hair-raising, stand-out mystery thriller from debut author Roehrig will keep readers guessing, even until the end.”–Booklist, starred review
“The characters are believable, the mystery is interesting, and the action is often fast-paced. Flynn’s internal struggle to open up about his sexuality carries weight, and readers will be drawn into his emotional journey and his adventures in amateur sleuthing…A fun mystery with a credible emotional pull.” — School Library Journal
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