Published – April 4th 2017
Genre – Young Adult
Summary – Juliet Young always writes letters to her mother, a world-traveling photojournalist. Even after her mother’s death, she leaves letters at her grave. It’s the only way Juliet can cope.
Declan Murphy isn’t the sort of guy you want to cross. In the midst of his court-ordered community service at the local cemetery, he’s trying to escape the demons of his past.
When Declan reads a haunting letter left beside a grave, he can’t resist writing back. Soon, he’s opening up to a perfect stranger, and their connection is immediate. But neither Declan nor Juliet knows that they’re not actually strangers. When life at school interferes with their secret life of letters, sparks will fly as Juliet and Declan discover truths that might tear them apart.
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I don’t even know how to write a review for this one. It gripped me and didn’t let me go. I’m still thinking about Letters to the Lost.
Have you ever seen A Cinderella Story with Hilary Duff and Chad Michael Murray? You know the drill: boy and girl exchange messages, keep their names a secret, but reveal what they wouldn’t to the public. Letters to the Lost used this plot line successfully.
The cover was beautiful but I was weary of it being too heavy and sad. While it does deal with sad subjects, I didn’t feel it dragged me down.
I loved the characters, I loved the story, and I loved the development of the characters and story. lol
This review is short, but the book is oh so good. Highly highly recommend!