The Leaving – book review

The Leaving

The Leaving is a suspenseful and intriguing novel, written by Tara Altebrando.

Six were taken. Eleven years later, five come back — with no idea of where they’ve been.

Eleven years ago, six kindergarteners went missing without a trace. After all that time, the people left behind moved on, or tried to.

Until today. Today five of those kids return. They’re sixteen, and they are… find. Scarlett comes home and finds a mum she barely recognises, and tried to be the person everyone expects her to be. But she thinks she remembers Lucas.

Lucas remembers Scarlett, too, except they’re entirely unable to recall where they’ve been or what happened to them. Neither of them remember the sixth victim, Max. He doesn’t come back. Everyone wants answer. Most of all Max’s sister Avery, who needs to find her brother — dead or alive — and it’s buying this whole memory-loss story.Read More »