Last Seen Leaving

Last Seen Leaving

by Kelly Braffet
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Last Seen Leaving by Kelly Braffet

As she did in her darkly thrilling debut, Josie and Jack, Kelly Braffet again explores the often ambiguous nature of love and danger in a riveting novel of suspense. When twenty-something drifter Miranda Cassidy wrecks her car one night on the way home from a bar, she seizes the accident as an opportunity to reinvent her life. Hitching a ride with a mysterious stranger, she finds quick work and a fresh start hundreds of miles away in an oceanside vacation town. She doesn’t look back, figuring no one is going to miss her. But when her mother finds no forwarding address, she senses something terrible has happened. The memory of the tragic disappearance of Miranda’s father years before and the force of long-buried emotions drive her on a frantic quest to find her daughter, no matter what the cost.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780547527277
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 11/09/2007
Sold by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 591 KB

About the Author

Kelly Braffet's first novel, Josie and Jack, was published in 2005. It was praised as “wicked fun . . . a gothic tour of hell” (Los Angeles Times) and “a compelling study of love, hate, and psychopathic jealousy” (New York Post). Braffet was born in Long Beach, California, in 1976, and has lived in Arizona, rural Pennsylvania and Oxford, England. She is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and Columbia University, and has taught novel writing at the Sackett Street Writing Workshop. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband, the writer Owen King.

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Last Seen Leaving 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Read this for a class and I really fell in love with it. Braffet is an up and coming author with wonderful prose and great insight. A mashup of mystery, literature, and a road narative, combined with great execution.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved the back and forth between mother and daughter's story. Excellent writing and a good plot but story finished up too fast with lots of questions about fathers ending.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Slow paced and boring
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is not about the novel..this is about the ridiculous postings that appear on these pages. How childish and worthless they are...please take the time to report them when they appear. Maybe something will be done to stop this waste of space.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Yawned went to sleep.
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