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author: Todd Mitchell

At the moment Danís life ends, the Riderís begins. Unwillingly tied to Dan, who seems to be shuffling through life, the Rider finds himself moving backwards in time, each day revealing more of the series of events that led to Danís suicide. As the Rider struggles to figure out what heís meant to do, he revels in the life Dan ignores. Beyond the simple pleasures of a hot shower and the sun on his face, the Rider also notices the people around Dan: his little sister, always disappointed by her big brotherís rejection, and his overwhelmed mom, who can never rely on Dan for help. Most of all, the Rider notices Cat with her purple hair, artistic talent, and misfit beauty. But Cat doesnít want anything to do with Dan, paying attention instead to popular football player Finn. As the days move in reverse and Halloween looms, Cat becomes the center of the Riderís world ó until the Rider finds out the shocking reason why Cat is so angry with Dan. Can the Rider make things right before itís too late?

An edge-of-your-seat thriller asks: Is it possible to fix a tragic future by changing the past ó while experiencing life backwards?
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Young Adult Novel / Hardback
age range:
12 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
288 / 5 1/2" x 8 1/4"
grade range:
Grade 7 and up
Social Themes; Science Fiction;
author’s comments:
Todd Mitchell is the author of The Secret to Lying, as well as other novels for young people. He lives in Fort Collins, Colorado.
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