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The Unusual Suspects by Dominc Carrillo (26)

  • Kindle: 947 KB
  • Print: 162 pages
  • Publisher: CSP/Createspace (Jan. 16 2018)
  • ASIN: B0792WTNP6



Nia, a 14-year-old Bulgarian-American girl, ditches her private school and takes a train from Sofia en route to Berlin to confront her ex-boyfriend. On the way, she meets a wise, geriatric American named Kurt who has a knack for killing people unintentionally. On the lam across Eastern Europe, where will Kurt and Nia's intersecting journeys lead them? The Unusual Suspects is a heart-warming, coming-of-age adventure.

Dominic Carrillo is a teacher and award-winning author from San Diego, CA. He began creative writing during graduate school at UCLA. His debut novel, TO BE FRANK DIEGO, tells the tragicomic story of one man's pedestrian journey through the city of San Diego. AMERICANO ABROAD is a collection of Sedaris-inspired travel stories based on his blog. THE IMPROBABLE RISE OF PACO JONES is his debut YA novel and winner of the San Diego Book Award. THE UNUSUAL SUSPECTS is Carrillo's latest YA coming-of-age adventure set in Eastern Europe. He currently lives in Bulgaria and is working on the sequel.
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REVIEW:
I love this story!
Two people, very different people, meet under unique circumstances and become travel companions. What happens to them along the way is what has you turning page after page. Nia, a stupid teenager, gets a hair-brained idea and literally runs with it. Poor Kurt, and elderly man, has to reel her in and watch over her. their bumps in the road are scary and exciting. 
It's just a well written tale that I believe anyone who reads it will enjoy it.


4.5/5




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