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How to Find a Missing Girl

How to Find a Missing Girl

By Victoria WlosokPublisher: Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersISBN: 9780316511827Genre: YA ThrillerPrice: $18.99 (hardcover); $10.99 (ebook); $24.95 (audiobook)
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For fans of A Good Girl's Guide to Murder and Veronica Mars, this whip-smart thriller follows a sapphic detective agency as they seek the truth behind a growing trail of missing girls in small-town Louisiana.

A year ago, beloved cheerleader Stella Blackthorn vanished without a trace. Devastated, her younger sister, Iris, launched her own investigation, but all she managed to do was scare off the police’s only lead and earn a stern warning: Once she turns eighteen, more meddling means prison-level consequences.

Then, a year later, the unthinkable happens. Iris’s ex-girlfriend, Heather, goes missing, too—just after dropping the polarizing last episode of her true crime podcast all about Iris’s sister. This time, nothing will stop Iris and her amateur sleuthing agency from solving these disappearances.

But with a suspicious detective watching her every move, an enemy-turned-friend-turned-maybe-more to contend with, and only thirty days until she turns eighteen, it’s a race against the clock for Iris to solve the most dangerous case of her life.

Victoria Wlosok is a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. When not researching methods of murder for future books, she enjoys embarrassing her younger sisters in co-op video games, spending time in the Czech Republic, and enthusiastically consuming iced coffee despite her probable lactose intolerance. HOW TO FIND A MISSING GIRL is her debut novel. She invites you to follow her @xvictoriawrites or visit her website at victoriawlosok.com.


The voice that this generation’s mystery readers have been waiting for. How to Find a Missing Girl is edge-of-your-seat compelling from beginning to end. Victoria Wlosok promises teenage sapphic detectives and delivers on every beat.

Chloe Gong, #1 New York Times bestselling author of These Violent Delights

Full of captivating clues, fully fleshed-out characters, and reveals that literally made me gasp, How to Find a Missing Girl reads exactly like your favorite true-crime podcast. A nonstop, edge-of-your-seat thrill ride!

Jason June, New York Times bestselling author of Out of the Blue

Along with lots of action and suspense, the portrayal of managing realistic emotional trauma brings introspective depth that will have readers thinking as they devour pages to get to the exhilarating conclusion… A suspenseful, emotionally charged mystery that hits the mark.