Waiting on Wednesday: The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson

Posted September 5, 2018 by Madalyn || 5 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday was created by Breaking the Spine, and is now hosted by Wishful Endings (as Can’t Wait Wednesday). It’s a feature where we show off one of our most anticipated upcoming book releases. Where we tend to add more books to your never-ending TBR.

madalyn’s waiting on…

Waiting on Wednesday: The Vanishing Stair by Maureen JohnsonThe Vanishing Stair (Truly Devious, #2) by Maureen Johnson
Published by Katherine Tegen Books on January 22, 2019
Pages: 384
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All Stevie Bell wanted was to find the key to the Ellingham mystery, but instead she found her classmate dead. And while she solved that murder, the crimes of the past are still waiting in the dark. Just as Stevie feels she’s on the cusp of putting it together, her parents pull her out of Ellingham academy.

For her own safety they say. She must move past this obsession with crime. Now that Stevie’s away from the school of topiaries and secret tunnels, and her strange and endearing friends, she begins to feel disconnected from the rest of the world. At least she won’t have to see David anymore. David, who she kissed. David, who lied to her about his identity—son of despised politician Edward King. Then King himself arrives at her house to offer a deal: He will bring Stevie back to Ellingham immediately. In return, she must play nice with David. King is in the midst of a campaign and can’t afford his son stirring up trouble. If Stevie’s at school, David will stay put.

The tantalizing riddles behind the Ellingham murders are still waiting to be unraveled, and Stevie knows she’s so close. But the path to the truth has more twists and turns than she can imagine—and moving forward involves hurting someone she cares for. In New York Times bestselling author Maureen Johnson’s second novel of the Truly Devious series, nothing is free, and someone will pay for the truth with their life.

why i’m waiting

I have been reading Maureen Johnson’s books for YEARSSSSS, and I will read pretty much anything she publishes. Plus, I read Truly Devious last year and enjoyed it, so I’m looking forward to see where the story goes!

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5 responses to “Waiting on Wednesday: The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson

  1. Yes, yes, yes, yes. I LOVED the first book, and thought Stevie was fantastic. Johnson definitely did a great job dangling something interesting in front of my nose at the end of the first book too. Totally looking forward to returning to Ellingham.

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