Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Release Date: October 29, 2019
Genre: Young Adult / Thrillers & Suspense
SADIE meets THE LOVELY BONES in this standalone YA thriller by acclaimed author Saundra Mitchell. A Lambda Literary Award nominee.
There’s no such thing as a secret.
SOMETHING happened to Ava. The curving scar on her face is proof. But Ava would rather keep that something hidden—buried deep in her heart and her soul.
She has her best friend, Syd, and she has her tattoos—a colorful quilt, like a security blanket, over her whole body—and now, suddenly, she has Hailey. Beautiful, sweet Hailey, who seems to like Ava as much as she likes her.
But in the woods on the outskirts of town, the traces of someone else’s secrets lie frozen, awaiting Ava’s discovery—and what Ava finds threatens to topple the carefully constructed wall of normalcy that she’s spent years building.
Secrets leave scars. But when the secret in question is not your own, do you ignore the truth and walk away? Or do you uncover it from its shallow grave, and let it reopen old wounds—wounds that have finally begun to heal?
A twisted thriller with a painfully authentic emotional narrative, All the Things We Do in the Dark will capture readers from the very first page.