Limetown: The Prequel to the #1 Podcast

Limetown: The Prequel to the #1 Podcast Review

From the creators of the #1 podcast Limetown, an explosive prequel about a teenager who learns of a mysterious research facility where over three hundred people have disappeared—including her uncle—with clues that become the key to discovering the secrets of this strange town.

On a seemingly ordinary day, seventeen-year-old Lia Haddock hears news that will change her life forever: three hundred men, women, and children living at a research facility in Limetown, Tennessee, have disappeared without a trace. Among the missing is Emile Haddock, Lia’s uncle.

What happened to the people of Limetown? It’s all anyone can talk about. Except Lia’s parents, who refuse to discuss what might have happened there. They refuse, even, to discuss anything to do with Emile.

As a student journalist, Lia begins an investigation that will take her far from her home, discovering clues about Emile’s past that lead to a shocking secret—one with unimaginable implications not only for the people of Limetown, but for Lia and her family. The only problem is…she’s not the only one looking for answers.

Zack Akers and Skip Bronkie are first-rate storytellers, in every medium. Critics called their podcast Limetown “creepy and otherworldly” (The New York Times) and “endlessly fun” (Vox), and their novel goes back to where it all began. Working with Cote Smith, a PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize Finalist, they’ve crafted an exhilarating mystery that asks big questions about what we owe to our families and what we owe to ourselves, about loss, discovery, and growth. Threaded throughout is Emile’s story—told in these pages for the first time ever.

Title:Limetown: The Prequel to the #1 Podcast
Edition Language:English

    Some Testimonial About This Book:

  • Mariah

    APR Investigative Journalist Lia Haddock delves into the mystery of what happened to the entire population of Limetown that disappeared without a clue. Season 1 was sooooo good! I hope there is a seco...

  • Matina

    I am a podcast fan, and a fan of fiction, so it should come as no surprise that the moment I got access to Limetown’s prequel novel also titled Limetown I dug right in. Because it is a novel connect...

  • Molly

    I listened to all of Limetown Season 1 in a day and was immediately devastated to be finished with it, so when this popped up on NetGalley, I was thrilled! The book follows Lia Haddock and her uncle, ...

  • Anna Denney

    Unrealistic, however I was still compelled to finish it...

  • Lauren Stoolfire

    I received an ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.I definitely prefer the podcast, but this prequel novel is still good whether you're a fan of the original show or are new to it....

  • Meghan

    I received a copy of an uncorrected proof at NYCC this year - thank you to Simon and Schuster for the opportunity to read this book! Overall, I enjoyed this book. The first few chapters had me a bit c...

  • Calista Andrechek

    Thank you NetGalley, Cote Smith and Simon & Schuster Canada for the free e-book in exchange for an honest review.Seventeen-year old Lia’s life is rocked when she finds out that the entire population...

  • Erikka

    I absolutely adore the Limetown podcast. In fact, after reading this, I'm going to give it a second listen, something I never do with podcasts. I jumped at the chance to read this prequel novel, told ...

  • Patricia Romero

    To set this up for you, Limetown is a successful podcast that is both weird and creepy. This would be the prequel to what is on now.Lia Haddock is a student when the entire population of Limetown disa...

  • Donna Hines

    Limetown Tennessee has been put on the map when 300 people residing at the research facility vanished.Among them Lia Haddock's uncle Emile Haddock.Where have they gone? What is Limetown hiding?Lia lea...