Time to start the discussion of our next novel from The Bestseller Code 100 list, The Last Child by John Hart. This heart-wrenching thriller won the Edgar Award for Best Novel in 2010.

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The Last Child* by John Hart

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Summary:  Johnny Merrimon’s twin sister disappeared a year ago when she was seen being dragged into a van. Now everyone seems to think she’s dead. Thirteen-year-old Johnny can’t give up on her, though, so he decides to start a search of his own. Will he be able to figure out what happened to her without becoming a victim himself?

Publisher: Minotaur Books (March 9, 2010)
ISBN-10: 0312642369
ISBN-13: 978-0312642365


Did you read John Hart’s  The Last Child? We’d love to hear your thoughts!

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  2. Karen’s review from a reader’s perspective
  3. Roberta’s review from a writer’s perspective
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The next book is number 95. The Mill River Recluse by Darcie Chan (2011) – Discussion begins January 16, 2017