“At first glance, this looks like a college-town thriller but this is hardly a book about a serial killer. It’s really about friendship (see Christine Lennon’s piece for us on frenemies), growing up, and the emotional implication of long-held secrets. It’s a page-turner and perfect to stash in a carry-on for a beach vacation, but it’s also a great book: Lennon not only paints a very specific picture of time and place, but she populates it with people you will feel you know. No small feat.”
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The Drifter is out now.