I received this book from Netgalley and Lake Union Publishing in exchange for an honest review.
Unfortunately I got this galley nearly a week after publication, so I didn’t have the time to get the book read and reviewed before publication.
Meg is a suburban mom dealing with suburban problems: a separation from her husband, a stressful job and the increasingly alarming behavior of her sixteen year old daughter, Alex. Alex has been in a downward spiral since the death of her best friend and Meg is at the end of her rope.
They didn’t need another tragedy.
Unable to get her husband, Jacob, on board with the boarding school for troubled teens she has selected, she finds another way. A “transporter” named Carl will take Alex to the school, to her fresh start. It was a simple days journey, until it wasn’t. Now Alex is missing. Can they find her before the New England winter claims her?
Alex began to understand the miserable consequences of a bad decision.
This was an interesting read. I liked the concept but found it very slow for my taste. With the ever changing point of view I found that it dragged along too often. Donovan is clearly a good writer, this one was just a bit off the mark for me.
Publication Date: May 1, 2016