The Forest of Stolen Girls by June Hur audiobook

The Forest of Stolen Girls

By June Hur
Read by Sue Jean Kim

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Suspenseful and richly atmospheric, 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. Years later, Detective Min, Hwani’s father, learns that thirteen girls have recently disappeared from the same forest that nearly stole his daughters. He travels to their hometown on the island of Jeju to investigate—only to vanish as well. Determined to find her father and solve the case that tore their family apart, Hwani returns home to pick up the trail. As she digs into the secrets of the small village―and collides with her now estranged sister, Maewol―Hwani comes to realize that the answer could lie within her own buried memories of what happened in the forest all those years ago.

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#1 Amazon bestseller

Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award

A Junior Library Guild Selection

Suspenseful and richly atmospheric, 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.

Years later, Detective Min, Hwani’s father, learns that thirteen girls have recently disappeared from the same forest that nearly stole his daughters. He travels to their hometown on the island of Jeju to investigate—only to vanish as well.

Determined to find her father and solve the case that tore their family apart, Hwani returns home to pick up the trail. As she digs into the secrets of the small village―and collides with her now estranged sister, Maewol―Hwani comes to realize that the answer could lie within her own buried memories of what happened in the forest all those years ago.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A breathtaking journey through 1400s Korea…The mystery complements the setting perfectly, and the conclusion is well-plotted and satisfying…A must for all collections.” School Library Journal (starred review)
“Sue Jean Kim’s narration brings verisimilitude to a fifteenth-century Joseon mystery…Kim’s voice reflects the courage of Min Hwani…[and] reflects Hwani’s skills of observation and deep need for resolution…Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.” AudioFile

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Author

Author Bio: June Hur

Author Bio: June Hur

June Hur is the author of The Silence of Bones, The Forest of Stolen Girls, and The Red Palace. She was born in South Korea and raised in Canada, except for attending high school in Korea. She studied history and literature at the University of Toronto.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Thrillers
Runtime: 10.12
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English