Books by Tim Johnston

THE CURRENT by Tim Johnston
Released: Jan. 22, 2019

"An apt title that functions as a beautiful metaphor for all the secrets and emotions roiling beneath the surface of every human life."
A young woman turns Nancy Drew after losing her friend and her father to accident and illness in Johnston's (The Descent, 2015, etc.) haunting novel. Read full book review >
DESCENT by Tim Johnston
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"Neither Grant nor Sean—Angela barely registers for the reader—makes for a compelling lead character, both laconic to the point of annoyance, and while Caitlin's ordeal is chilling, it's not enough to buoy this overwritten yet occasionally poignant tale."
Johnston tracks the dissolution of a family following the disappearance of the teenage daughter during a Colorado vacation. Read full book review >
NEVER SO GREEN by Tim Johnston
Released: Oct. 31, 2002

"Readers who are emotionally equipped to fill in the gaps about incest and its effects are probably unlikely to pick up a book about a 12-year-old baseball player. (Fiction. YA)"
This ambitious debut shows a skillful hand with prose in its depiction of the pivotal role sports can play in the life of an adolescent boy, but it fails to convey the complexities of incest, its other major plot element. Read full book review >