The Darkest Corners
The Darkest Corners
The Darkest Corners
Kara Thomas
"Gripping from start to finish . . . with twists that left me shocked."—Victoria Aveyard, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Red Queen For fans of Gillian Flynn and Pretty Little Liars, The Darkest Corners is a psychological thriller about the lies little girls tell, and the deadly truths those lies become.    There are secrets around every corner in Fayette, Pennsylvania. Tessa left when she was nine and has been trying ever since not to think about what happened there that last summer.     She and her childhood best friend Callie never talked about what they saw. Not before the trial. And certainly not after.    But ever since she left, Tessa has had questions. Things have never quite added up. And now she has to go back to Fayette—to Wyatt Stokes, sitting on death row; to Lori Cawley, Callie’s dead cousin; and to the one other person who may be hiding the truth.    Only the closer Tessa gets to what really happened, the closer she gets to a killer—and this time, it won’t be so easy to run away.And don't miss Kara's next "eerie and masterly psychological thriller" Little Monsters—on sale now (SLJ)!

Book Details


  • Fiction
  • Mystery

Age Level: 

  • Mature Young Adult
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You can never forget a murder, especially when it happens to someone you know. Tessa left Fayette, Pennsylvania far behind her after moving out of state. But with her father’s illness getting worse, she is forced to return. Once she comes back, things start to slowly make less and less sense. Tessa begins questioning everything she thought she knew.  Did Wyatt Stokes, the man that nine-year-old Tessa claimed killed Lori, really do the deed? 

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