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Adrift

by Paul Griffin

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Matt and John are best friends working out in Montauk for the summer.  When Driana, JoJo and Stef invite the boys to their Hamptons mansion, Matt and John find themselves in a sticky situation where temptation rivals sensibility.  The newfound friends head out into the Atlantic after midnight in a stolen boat.  None of them come back whole, and not all of them come back.

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"Starred Review. [Will] haunt readers as much as the lethal injuries, worsening weather, class friction, and psychological instability the teenagers face." - Publishers Weekly

"Clues about the characters are revealed in a leisurely manner, leaving readers to guess about their true intentions. This contrasts with the rapidity in which the plot progresses ...." - School Library Journal

"This fast-paced survival adventure makes an excellent crucible for Griffin's examination of class. Ages 12-16" - Kirkus

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Paul Griffin

Paul Griffin loves being out on the water - in a boat with a working engine. Once, when he was a kid, his uncle's leaky old boat stalled. He was adrift less than an afternoon and in the relative safety of Long Island Sound, but this was scary enough to get him looking for higher ground. Now he lives in northern Manhattan, two hundred and fifty feet above sea level. He is also the author of Ten Mile River, The Orange Houses, Stay With Me and Burning Blue, all for young adults. Follow Paul at paulgriffinstories.com.

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