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Pageflex Persona [document: PRS0000038_00071]A coming-of-age romantic mystery — that takes place, in part, along historic Route 66 — written by USA TODAY bestselling author Marilyn Brant!

~Sometimes the only road to the truth…is one you’ve never taken.~

“Until I found Gideon’s journal in the tool shed — locked in the cedar box where I’d once hidden my old diary — I’d been led to believe my brother was dead. But the contents of his journal changed all that.”

Two years ago, Aurora Gray’s world turned upside down when her big brother Gideon and his best friend Jeremy disappeared. Now, during the summer of her 18th birthday, she unexpectedly finds her brother’s journal and sees that it’s been written in again. Recently. By him.

There are secret messages coded within the journal’s pages. Aurora, who’s unusually perceptive and a natural puzzle solver, is hell bent on following where they lead, no matter what the cost. She confides in the only person she feels can help her interpret the clues: Donovan McCafferty, Jeremy’s older brother and a guy she’s always been drawn to — even against her better judgment.

Reluctantly, Donovan agrees to go with her and, together, they set out on a road trip of discovery and danger, hoping to find their lost brothers and the answers to questions they’ve never dared to ask aloud.

“In that expectant space between silence and melody, our trip began…”

THE ROAD TO YOU is available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble and iTunes.


“In THE ROAD TO YOU, Marilyn Brant takes us on a journey that is at once nostalgic and timeless–a journey to truth, to love, and to self-discovery.” ~Lexi Ryan, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author of Unbreak Me and Wish I May

“The Road To You is a brilliant and complex mystery with just the right amount of romance. I absolutely loved every single second of this book. I felt like I was back in the seventies; on a road trip with bad disco, no cell phones, and really cheap motel rooms! If there is one aspect of this book that is absolutely, without a doubt, fantastic, it is the mystery. Marilyn Brant’s skill in devising this incredibly detailed, well thought-out and absolutely mind-blowing!” ~Living Fictitiously

“Marilyn Brant’s beautifully written new novel takes her talent to a new and darker level. It’s a heartrending tale of loss and of love, a masterful mix of mystery and romance with a good dose of a coming of age tale thrown in. Her meticulous and descriptive narrative paints a perfect picture of landscapes and scenes and gives a realistic look at a crime drama from the 70s… Those of us who know her well will also see very personal qualities inside these pages and we will be yet again amazed at her talent, her storytelling and her knowledge of the human condition.” ~The Reading Frenzy

“What a surprise this book was! I went into it expecting one thing and getting another — and it worked. It really, really worked. Set in the late 1970’s, The Road To You is almost entirely mystery-focused, with twists and turns, coded clues, and all sorts of breadcrumb trails to follow… A thoughtful and well-written read, I enjoyed every page of The Road To You and would definitely recommend it.” ~The Demon Librarian

“The Road to You is so good! …Aurora and Donovan are both likeable characters, which is a good thing because so much time is spent on the road with just the two of them. The mystery of what happened to Gideon and Jeremy is exciting and kept me wondering right up until the very end. I didn’t want to put The Road to You down until I’d finished it, and when I did have to put it down, I often would find myself wondering what would happen next.” ~Rather Be Reading YA


Marilyn Brant is a USA TODAY bestselling author of contemporary women’s fiction, romantic comedy, and young adult mystery. She was named the 2013 Author of the Year by the Illinois Association of Teachers of English and lives in the northern Chicago suburbs with her family. She’s an insatiable traveler, a music junkie, and a lover of all types of chocolate.

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