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When Kayla jogs the trail next to the lake where a girl recently drowned, someone—or something—veers her off-course. Will she escape from the woods, or get tangled in a web of horror?

Diana Urban's Tagline: If you love twisty, dark psychological thrillers, you've come to the right place.

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Catherine Wallace at HarperTeen has bought The Last Hour by Diana Urban, a YA locked-room thriller about six teens who arrive at an invite-only dinner and find themselves trapped in a room with a syringe of poison, a bomb, and a note that if they don’t choose one person to kill within 60 minutes, they will all die. Publication is set for winter 2020; Jim McCarthy at Dystel, Goderich, and Bourret brokered the deal for world English rights.

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Diana Urban

I'm Diana Urban, and I write thrillers for teens, including The Last Hour (HarperTeen, Winter 2020). When I'm not torturing fictional characters, I'm a marketing manager at BookBub, a book discovery platform, where I publish book marketing tips.

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