Suspenseful and richly atmospheric, June Hur's The Forest of Stolen Girls is a haunting historical mystery sure to keep readers guessing until the last page.
1426, Joseon (Korea). Hwani's family has never been the same since she and her younger sister went missing and were later found unconscious in the forest near a gruesome crime scene.
The Forest of Stolen Girls is a haunting, breathtaking tale that will have readers on the edge of their seats. ... Hur is an absolute master of mystery, and I will be reading her gorgeous books for years to come. --Adalyn Grace, New York Times-bestselling author of All the Stars and Teeth Rich, exquisite, and deeply atmospheric, The Forest of Stolen Girls draws the reader in from the very first page and doesn't let go. A dark and utterly engrossing mystery, beautifully drawn from start to finish. --Kathleen Glasgow, New York Times-bestselling author of Girl in Pieces Haunting and lyrical. Beware, this tale will draw you deeper into the forest than you want to go. --Stacey Lee, award-winning author of The Downstairs Girl A brilliant historical fiction mystery that is suspenseful, gorgeous and absolutely riveting Hur brings Jeju Island during the early Joseon period completely to life in a rich, evocative manner that reminds me of watching my favorite historical Kdrama." --Ellen Oh, author of the Prophecy series
Author: June Hur
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 8.40h x 5.60w x 1.50d
Age Range: 13-18
School Library Journal 02/01/2021 pg. 73
Booklist 03/01/2021 pg. 52
Publishers Weekly 03/15/2021
About the Author
June Hur was born in South Korea and raised in Canada, except for the time when she moved back to Korea and attended high school there. She studied History and Literature at the University of Toronto. She began writing her debut novel after obsessing over books about Joseon Korea. When she's not writing, she can be found wandering through nature or journaling at a coffee shop. June is the author of The Silence of Bones and The Forest of Stolen Girls, and currently lives in Toronto with her husband and daughter.