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On Sale: August 26, 2014
Pages: 352 | ISBN: 978-0-449-81604-2
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Lyla is caught between two worlds. The isolated Community that she grew up in and the outside world that she’s navigating for the very first time. The outsiders call the Community a cult, but Pioneer miraculously survived a shooting that should have killed him. Are the faithful members right to stay true to his message? Is this just a test of faith? One thing is for sure: the Community will do anything to bring Lyla back to the fold. Trapped in a spider’s web of deception, will Lyla detect the sticky threads tightening around her before it’s too late? She’ll have to unravel the mystery of what Pioneer and the Community are truly up to if she wants to survive.
 
Suspenseful and chilling, Astray is Amy Christine Parker’s nerve-fraying sequel to Gated. This fast-paced psychological thriller is masterfully plotted and sure to leave goose bumps. Perfect for fans of creepy YA thrillers and contemporary fiction alike.
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AMY CHRISTINE PARKER earned her degree in elementary education at Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida, and then proceeded to try out many different jobs, including collectible doll maker, fondue waitress, and inner-city schoolteacher. It wasn't until she became a mom and began making up bedtime stories for her children that she finally realized what she was meant to do. Now Amy writes full-time from her home near Tampa, Florida, where she lives with her husband, their two daughters, and one ridiculously fat cat. Visit her at amychristineparker.blogspot.com.
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Praise for Gated:
A tense psychological thriller that will leave you gasping for breath.”
—Gretchen McNeil, author of Ten
 
“An awesome, creepy book that reminds me of my favorite cult films while still being surprising.”
—HelloGiggles.com
 
Compelling. . . . This absorbing examination of a cult focuses on a teenage girl who begins to doubt their leader.”
Kirkus Reviews, Starred

“Entertaining throughout.”
—Examiner.com

“After the last page is turned, the question will linger: ‘Could I ever be deceived like this?’
SLJ
 
“I highly recommend Gated to fans of contemporary fiction with a twist. This one has a bit of everything—mystery, intense action, real life issues, and romance.”
My Book Addiction (blog)
  
“Highly recommended for fans of YA thrillers and contemporary fiction.”
A Dream Within a Dream (blog)
 
“Every once in a while a book comes along that leaves you reeling. Speechless. Shocked. Nothing you say will do it justice. Gated is that book. Chilling, horrifying, but beautiful. A MUST read.
—Lilybloombooks.com
 
“Action-packed and full of suspense. . . . It’s new and fresh, a step away from everything that’s out there right now.”
Me, My Shelf, and I (blog)
 
“A complex, intriguing tale rooted in real-world events.”
Publishers Weekly
 
Mysterious, entrancing and dark, Gated brings in just the right amount of paced storytelling with the edge-of-your-reading-seats sense of suspense.”
—TeenReads.com
 
“An absolutely enrapturing book . . . I couldn’t put it down.
In Libris Veritas (blog)
 
“An entertaining and unique entry in a sea of generic YA novels.”
Fiction Frenzy (blog)
 
“If you need a summer thriller read with a smartly woven plot and a lamb-to-lion main character, then this book is for you.”
Great Imaginations (blog)
 
“An absolutely fascinating read with an original concept and an absolutely brilliant villain! Different with just the right touch of chilling.
Fiction Freak (blog)
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