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AS GOOD AS DEAD - Holly Jackson

AS GOOD AS DEAD - Holly Jackson

β€œπ‘Ύπ’‰π’ π’˜π’Šπ’π’ π’π’π’π’Œ 𝒇𝒐𝒓 π’šπ’π’– π’˜π’‰π’†π’ π’šπ’π’–β€™π’“π’† 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒐𝒏𝒆 π’˜π’‰π’ π’…π’Šπ’”π’‚π’‘π’‘π’†π’‚π’“π’”?”

Goodreads rating - 4.21/5Β 
My rating - ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐/5 

Genre -Β Mystery, YA

In "As Good As Dead," the final chapter of Holly Jackson's thrilling trilogy, Pip Fitz-Amobi is ready to move on to college but can't shake the trauma of her last investigation. The once confident teen is now plagued by online death threats and an ominous question from an anonymous stalker: "Who will look for you when you’re the one who disappears?" As these threats become real and her stalker closes in, Pip discovers unsettling links to a serial killer case from years ago, realizing the true culprit might still be free.

Jackson masterfully escalates the suspense, creating a gripping narrative that keeps readers on the edge of their seats. Pip's journey is both harrowing and inspiring as she battles her fears and takes on the investigation herself when the police fail to help. The small-town setting, with its hidden secrets, adds to the tension, making every revelation more impactful. "As Good As Dead" is a fitting and powerful conclusion to Pip’s story, blending mystery and emotional depth in a way that will stay with readers long after the final page.

In addition to its riveting plot,Β it delves deep into Pip’s emotional landscape, highlighting her transformation from a determined investigator to a young woman grappling with the weight of her past. The book captures her vulnerability and strength, making her a relatable and compelling protagonist. Jackson’s portrayal of Pip’s struggle with trauma and her relentless pursuit of justice adds a layer of realism that resonates with readers. This final installment not only ties up the loose ends of the mystery but also offers a poignant reflection on the themes of resilience, justice, and the enduring impact of facing one's darkest fears.

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