Five Survive (Hardcover)
Great for teenagers who may not love the sci-fi and romance novels that tend to dominate YA books. Four teens go on a spring break trip chaperoned by an older brother and his girlfriend. Their RV breaks down in the middle of nowhere and they suddenly realize they’ve been trapped and that someone is after them. While they try to figure out what’s going on and who is after them, they also start getting suspicious of each other and tensions her high. The whole book takes place in one day/night and the group has 8 hours to unravel the mystery and save themselves—intensely suspenseful with unexpected plot twists.— Beth
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of the multimillion-copy bestselling A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder series comes a new blockbuster thriller about a road trip that turns deadly.
Eight hours. Six friends. Five survive.
Red Kenny is on a road trip for spring break with five friends: Her best friend - the older brother - his perfect girlfriend - a secret crush - a classmate - and a killer.
When their RV breaks down in the middle of nowhere with no cell service, they soon realize this is no accident. They have been trapped by someone out there in the dark, someone who clearly wants one of them dead.
With eight hours until dawn, the six friends must escape, or figure out which of them is the target. But is there a liar among them? Buried secrets will be forced to light and tensions inside the RV will reach deadly levels. Not all of them will survive the night. . . .
With edge-of-your-seat tension and a gripping mystery, Holly Jackson has written another instant classic!
About the Author
Holly Jackson is the author of the New York Times bestselling series A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder, an international sensation with millions of copies sold worldwide. She graduated from the University of Nottingham, where she studied literary linguistics and creative writing, with a master’s degree in English. She enjoys playing video games and watching true-crime documentaries so she can pretend to be a detective. She lives in London.
Praise for Holly Jackson's latest thriller FIVE SURVIVE:
"The A Good Girl's Guide to Murder author delivers another unputdownable thriller."—E! News
"Gripping, puzzling and exciting."—Forbes
"A whip-smart new YA thriller with tons of humor and plenty to say."—CrimeReads
"Intervals of intense suspense and a well-crafted puzzle blend to create a thrill ride of a story."—Kirkus Reviews
"Nailing-biting thriller." —Publishers Weekly
Praise for Holly Jackson's A GOOD GIRL'S GUIDE TO MURDER series:
"The perfect nail-biting mystery." —Natasha Preston, #1 New York Times bestselling author
“Holly Jackson plays off of our collective true crime obsession brilliantly.” —PopSugar
“Gripping.”—E! News Online
“If you love true crime, murder mysteries, and unstoppable young women, this is the perfect easy-read thriller.” —Business Insider
“A knockout series.” —The Nerd Daily
“An instant shocker that will leave you on the edge of your seat.” —Los Angeles Times High School Insider
"This is a great, twisty read for fans of YA." —Book Riot
"A taut, compulsively readable, elegantly plotted thriller."—The Guardian
“A fun, gripping, and skillfully constructed novel of suspense. I loved Pip—her relatable quirks, her inventive investigative approach, and her willingness to step outside of her safe world in search of the truth.” —Emily Arsenault, author of All the Pretty Things
"Dark, dangerous and intricately plotted—my heart literally pounded." —Laura Steven, author of The Exact Opposite of Okay
"So so clever." —Savannah Brown, author of The Truth About Keeping Secrets
“Well-executed…. A treat for mystery readers who enjoy being kept in suspense.” —Kirkus Reviews
"Legions of fans of true crime podcasts may therefore flock to this one, and they’re unlikely to be disappointed." —Bulletin
"Fans of true crime will be hooked by the hunt for a killer, but there’s more to this Guide than just a whodunit. It’s a story of families, community and the ways a crisis can turn them against one another in the blink of an eye." —BookPage