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The Last Child (Johnny Merrimon, Bk 1)
The Last Child - Johnny Merrimon, Bk 1
Author: John Hart
Thirteen year-old Johnny Merrimon had the perfect life: a warm home and loving parents; a twin sister, Alyssa, with whom he shared an irreplaceable bond. He knew nothing of loss, until the day Alyssa vanished from the side of a lonely street. Now, a year later, Johnny finds himself isolated and alone, failed by the people he'd been taught si...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780312642365
ISBN-10: 0312642369
Publication Date: 3/2/2010
Pages: 432
Rating:
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
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4.2 stars, based on 307 ratings
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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spiritedbabe59 avatar reviewed The Last Child (Johnny Merrimon, Bk 1) on + 106 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 22
I loved this book. The plot twists and turns through the life of Johnny Merrimon. You like him and want to do all you can to help him on his mission of finding his twin sister. It's one of those books that keeps you looking in one direction and while weaving the true plot in the background -personally those are my favorite kinds. The language is wonderful, almost poetic at times. I've not read Hart's other books, but they are on my list now. I'm a huge fan.
CyBear avatar reviewed The Last Child (Johnny Merrimon, Bk 1) on + 2 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 14
I couldn't put this down! Read it all in one sitting! Fantastic writing, grips you from the beginning and doesn't let go!
reviewed The Last Child (Johnny Merrimon, Bk 1) on + 73 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 14
Book was fantastic, well written and will keep you turning the pages. I could not believe the ending, Great read
thumpercml avatar reviewed The Last Child (Johnny Merrimon, Bk 1) on + 2 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 7
This book is a must read. In fact, once you start reading, you will have a very difficult time putting it down. There is a reason why it was on the NYT best seller list. There are surprises throughout the book. Great thriller even for those that are faint of heart. Well written with several subplots that keep the reader wanting more.
VivaLaVole avatar reviewed The Last Child (Johnny Merrimon, Bk 1) on + 119 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
Excellent! Very involving story, great characters, excellent suspense, well-plotted and moves right along. There were several passages that had me bowing my head over the book, murmuring "Oh, nooo!" Definitely recommended, and I will absolutely read this author again!
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MKSbooklady avatar reviewed The Last Child (Johnny Merrimon, Bk 1) on + 927 more book reviews
I almost put this book down because I found the beginning so depressing. ButI kept at it, and while it doesn't et anymore upbeat, it gets mesmerizing. Lost children, lost husbands, drunk cops, stoned mothers, bad guys, brave sons, you name it, it's in here. With a storyline that changes more than once, but never loses its way. Heartbreaking with heart pounding twists.
reviewed The Last Child (Johnny Merrimon, Bk 1) on + 20 more book reviews
I loved this book and could not put it down. The author has a lot of twist and turns in the story and certainly did not end like I thought it would.

I feel it is one of the best that I have ever read. I passed it along to my three sisters and they gave it very high points.

I would recommend it highly.
reviewed The Last Child (Johnny Merrimon, Bk 1) on + 3 more book reviews
I think of this book as a "guy's book", but my heart continually went out to the main character and his mom. This kid was not going to be deterred by injuries or adults who "knew better"
A very good read
reviewed The Last Child (Johnny Merrimon, Bk 1) on + 102 more book reviews
An intricate, powerful story of loss, hope, and courage in the face of evil. Well written and great story.
reviewed The Last Child (Johnny Merrimon, Bk 1) on + 8 more book reviews
Excellent book! It kept me on edge until the end. I have now put orders in for his other books hoping they will do the same.
reviewed The Last Child (Johnny Merrimon, Bk 1) on + 12 more book reviews
Loved this book!
Great mystery, even though I didn't think I was a fan of mysteries! Great writer and wonderful read.

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