Scarlett was kidnapped and taken away from her family at a
young age, though she was eventually able to escape. Now,
she's a teenager working at an amusement park for the
summer. It's her chance to have a normal life filled with
fun, friends, and flirting, but on her first day, she
discovers that a park worker has gone missing. On top of
that, another coworker looks alarmingly familiar, and
Scarlett begins to worry that the past will never be behind
NEVER MISSING, NEVER FOUND follows Scarlett, a young woman
trying to have a normal life after being kidnapped as a
child. From the first chapter, Scarlett grabs the heart with
her love of comics, determination to do well at her new
summer job, and her stark loneliness. The setting of the
amusement park is perfection, managing to be exciting or
haunting, whenever necessary, and proves that summer days
are not always fun. The cast of workers at the park are
diverse and distinctive, further bringing the story to life.
Connor is especially sweet, and the flirting between him and
Scarlett is adorable, if complicated.
While the characters and setting are lovely, the plot twists
are what really makes this a masterful suspense/thriller.
Just when you think you know everything, a new turn leaves
you gasping and rethinking the entire story. The big climax
is one punch after another, leaving emotions bruised and
Just like in DAMAGE DONE, Amanda Panitch knows how to
capture the heart of the reader, and then watch as her
characters rip it out, in the best way possible. Be prepared
to leave a little recovery room between this book and your
next read, as a book hangover is guaranteed.
A juicy thriller about a girl who returned from the
missing. . . . Hand to fans of We Were Liars, Bone
Gap, and Vanishing Girls.
Some choices change everything. Scarlett chose to run. And
the consequences will be deadly.
Stolen from her family as a young girl, Scarlett was lucky
enough to eventually escape her captor. Now a teen, she's
starting a summer job at an amusement park. There are cute
boys, new friends, and the chance to finally have a normal life.
Her first day on the job, Scarlett is shocked to discover
that a girl from the park has gone missing. Old memories
come rushing back. And now as she meets her new coworkers,
one of the girls seems strangely familiar. When Scarlett
chose to run all those years ago, what did she set into
motion? And when push comes to shove, how far will she go to
uncover the truth . . . before it's too late?