The Forest of Stolen Girls


Hur, June

  • Titel: The Forest of Stolen Girls / June Hur. Narrator: Sue Jean Kim
  • Person(en): Hur, June ; Kim, Sue Jean
  • Ausgabe: Unabridged
  • Sprache: Englisch
  • Originalsprache: Englisch
  • Umfang: 1 online resource (10 audio files) : digital 10:07:28
  • Erschienen: New York : Listening Library, 2021
  • ISBN/Preis: 9780593400791 (sound recording)
  • Schlagwörter: Young Adult Fiction ; Historical Fiction ; Mystery ; Young Adult Literature ; Electronic books
  • Zielgruppe: Text Difficulty 3 - Text Difficulty 4 ; 780
  • Anmerkungen: Unabridged Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 284794 KB).

Inhalt: Suspenseful and richly atmospheric, June Hur's  The Forest of Stolen Girls  is a haunting historical mystery sure to keep readers guessing until the last page. 1426, Joseon (Korea).  Hwani's family has never been the same since she and her younger sister went missing and were later found unconscious in the forest near a gruesome crime scene. Years later, Detective Min—Hwani's father—learns that thirteen girls have recently disappeared from the same forest that nearly stole his daughters. He travels to their hometown on the island of Jeju to investigate… only to vanish as well. Determined to find her father and solve the case that tore their family apart, Hwani returns home to pick up the trail. As she digs into the secrets of the small village—and collides with her now estranged sister, Maewol—Hwani comes to realize that the answer could lie within her own buried memories of what happened in the forest all those years ago. Praise for  The Forest of Stolen Girls : Junior Library Guild Selection " The Forest of Stolen Girls  is  a haunting, breathtaking tale  that will have readers on the edge of their seats. With its lush and atmospheric prose, complex character dynamics, and an immersive mystery I was ravenous to uncover, I could not turn the pages fast enough!  Hur is an absolute master of mystery , and I will be reading her gorgeous books for years to come." —Adalyn Grace,  New York Times -bestselling author of  All the Stars and Teeth " Haunting and lyrical . Beware, this tale will draw you deeper into the forest than you want to go." —Stacey Lee, award-winning author of  The Downstairs Girl "A  brilliant  historical fiction mystery that is  suspenseful, gorgeous and absolutely riveting ! Hur brings Jeju Island during the early Joseon period completely to life in a rich, evocative manner that reminds me of watching my favorite historical Kdrama. ... I adored this book from start to finish!” —Ellen Oh, aut