A ALA/YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults pick "Layers of narrative, lies, and family legacy make for a compelling, exquisitely crafted story."--#1 New York Times bestselling author E.K. Johnston "The Arsonist scorches with intensity and fiercely good writing. An exceptional read."--Jeanne Ryan, New York Times bestselling author of Nerve "This rich blend of history, intrigue, humor, and grief makes for page-turning storytelling."--BCCB "The lives are of all three protagonists are inexplicably linked, but the suspenseful telling of this story ties everything together for a satisfying ending...definitely a page turner."--School Library Connection "The complex plot is fraught with unlikely coincidences; dangerous confrontations, lies and secrets, and leaps back and forth in time...a page-turner."--School Library Journal
Code Name Verity meets I Am the Messenger in this riveting YA novel from Morris Award finalist Stephanie Oakes, in which three points of view are woven together in a story that's part Cold War mystery, part contemporary coming-of-age, and completely unputdownable.