Award-winning author Sarah Beth Durst has been praised for her captivating vels that merge the darkly imagined with very real themes of self-discovery and destiny. In The Lost, we'll discover just what it means to lose one's way. It was only meant to be a brief detour. But then Lauren finds herself trapped in a town called Lost on the edge of a desert, filled with things abandoned, broken, and thrown away. And when she tries to escape, impassible dust storms and something unexplainable lead her back to Lost again and again. The residents she meets there tell her she's going to have to figure out just what she's missing and what she's running from before she can leave. So w Lauren's on a new search for a purpose and a destiny. And maybe, just maybe, she'll be found.... Against the backdrop of this desolate and mystical town, Sarah Beth Durst writes an arresting, fantastical vel of one woman's impossible journey...and her quest to find her fate.