Don't Look Behind You

Don't Look Behind You

by Lois Duncan

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Overview

April Corrigan's life is turned upside-down when she when she learns that her father has been working secretly undercover for the FBI. When his testimony convicts a notorious drug dealer, the whole family must relocate and enter the Federal Witness Security Program. April's entire way of life changes—not just her name. And when she attempts to communicate with her boyfriend, an agent is killed. With thrills, chills, and a high-speed cross-country chase, master suspense writer Lois Duncan will leave readers breathless!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316126588
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication date: 10/05/2010
Pages: 215
Sales rank: 86,003
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

Lois Duncan is an acclaimed suspense author for young adults. She has published nearly 50 books for children, including I Know What You Did Last Summer, which was adapted into a highly-successful horror film, and Who Killed My Daughter?, a non-fiction book about the harrowing experience of her daughter's murder.

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Don't Look Behind You 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 140 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was the best suspense book I have ever read! Although I wish there were more to it. Anyways, it's a MUST read to those who love suspense books Later folks :D
his2797 More than 1 year ago
This was an awesome book. Lois duncan is a great author!! I love her books!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very suspenseful
Josh Hughes More than 1 year ago
This book is really good my teacher recomended it and said it wuz. Really good and she wuz right :D
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a very good book our teacher was making us read it silently so we all thought it was boring but it was one of the best books I've read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I am eighteen years old now, but I remember reading this book one summer when I was younger and it was the first book that I've ever read in one sitting. The greatest book I have ever read still to this day. I was hooked. I could not put this book down. It is a real page turner. I promise you will not be disappointed by this book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great and full of suspense.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I read this book in first grade (i was a very advanced reader and just found ot again i always remembered the plot not the title! I am so excited to read it again! I remember it as a action filled novel. You can really relate to it it is told so realistically. Love this book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved this book i recently read this book for a book report in school and it was a very suspensefull book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book! I could not puut it down. Would reccomend this to someone who likes mystery/thriller kind pf book. A couple of murders so I would say its for olderish ten and up. -A
Lora Million More than 1 year ago
i really enjoyed this book. i could read it over and over.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a very good book that I would recommend to anyone who enjoys good mysteries or books by Joan Lowery Nixon.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is awsome. i recommended it to all of my friends. Its great right from the start too. It kinda goes through a little bit of a rough patch in the middle, but the end makes up for that majorly. The action in the last 50 or so pages is amazing. I couldn't put it down
Guest More than 1 year ago
I think Lois Duncan's book Don't Look Behind You was the best book I have ever read. I would recommened it to anyone. If you want a good thriller that you won't be able to put down read this book!
CountryRoadReviews 4 months ago
If you want to read a book that so reminds you of the early 90's, then this is the book for you!! April's world came crashing down around her when she discovers that her father has been working for the FBI and the drug dealer he is helping put away for life in prison just isn't happy with him or anyone he is related to. So the entire family is put into the Federal Witness Security Program with events that start to happen all because April tries to contact her boyfriend. Everything will lead to Florida and a family having to start over with an event that leads April on a chase to save herself and her family. I'm a total sucker for books like this one that remind me of what I used to read as a young adult. When I seen this book at my local used bookshop, I had to get it just to put in my small collection of books that I'm never getting rid of, no matter what the situation may be. Granted this book has been updated for the newer times, you still get all those feels for it especially that hotel scene that ends deadly. Lois Duncan may be gone but she will always be in my heart for being one of my favorite books to grab in the 90's that I knew will leave me on the edge of the chair! Thank You to Lois Duncan for this fantastic book that reminds me of my past!! I voluntarily reviewed this book from my Personal Library. All thoughts and opinions are my very own!
DF5B_WilliamH on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Don't look Behind You is a suspenseful thriller by Lois Duncan. It's about a girl by the name of April Corrigan who used to live the perfect life in high school. Until her father who was testifing against a company gets shot at and his family is treatended. April's life is turned upside down when she has to move all the way to Florida with a new name of Valarie Weber. But she isn't really safe because the person that's been tracking her finds where she lives.
EmScape on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
The 17 year old protagonist of this novel has been moved with her family by the witness protection program because her dad is basically a moron. She's not terribly bright herself, as she makes several obvious mistakes that lead the people searching for them right to their location. A juvenile or young adult reader may be more entertained by the story, but I was mostly just calling her an idiot in my head the whole time. I have read other books by this author before and enjoyed them. I was excited to read this book. Unfortunately, I was disappointed. Duncan's work is better when it has a tinge of the supernatural.
fersierras on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is a book that gets you hook in many ways, I think that the feeling and reactions of each character towards their situations are real and true. The reactions are believable and each character has different reasons for the reader to get hooked by them. Its a story of suspense, however, I loved the way the author gave little parts of romance and love in the story of April and Steve and the whole situation of teenage love. The situation they live causes the reader to guess about every decision they are about to take and finally they perform. The first chapters and last ones, made me feel the desperation and relief they have may felt. I liked the end a lot, the metaphor she uses about the prism is really significant. And the boy she meets at the end, gives you a feeling of happiness after all they suffered.
heike6 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
It was about a teenage girl whose family had to go into the witness protection program. At first she takes things lightly, thinking nothing would happen to her, but over the course of the book she learns that her experience was a real-life one and not a Cinemax movie where everything ends well. I think the book is good for teenagers to learn to listen to the instructions of their elders, even if they think the instructions are stupid at the time, because they could end up saving their lives.
librarianlou on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
April and her family are forced into the Witness Protection Program but a killer is after them.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It took me a while getting ovver her book summer of fear itt was so good.I love lois because she makes it seem like she went through this in real life. She puts so much thought into her book where you can see a vidual picture in you head. All I have to say is well done Mrs. Lois Duncan and I cant wait to read the rest of your books THANK YOU
8384740BL More than 1 year ago
I choose  “don’t look behind you” I choose this book because it sounded like a good book but it was a ok book because to me it was sort of confusing to me and this isn't the best book I have read. One reason I don’t like is that it was confusing to me need, I sort of understand it when I finished I know that you might be thinking that I might suck at reading but I like reading mystery, adventure, and more. Then something that I dislike is the beginning because to me it was all confusing. I think that you should read it  if you are in mystery and it was not exactly turn page action but you should read it. 
Baxter0 More than 1 year ago
April Corrigan is an average popular teenage girl. She has many friends, an amazingly handsome boyfriend, she is great at tennis. You could say she has a perfect life. Until she finds out she has to leave it all behind. Her family must go into the Federal Witness Security Program. She has to leave and live somewhere else living as some other person who she does not want to be. She can’t tell anyone about this new life. All she wants is to be with her boyfriend and be happy. Unfortunately she can’t do that. She can’t leave behind this perfect live that she has in Virginia. She also doesn’t want to get killed. Could her new life be better than the life that she had before? Does she have to live this way forever? 
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