“Secret Agent” is a riveting LGBTQ+ mystery novel by Michelle Larkin. When teenager Scout learns that her FBI agent father has been killed in the line of duty, she’s determined to follow in his footsteps and catch his killers. But when she uncovers clues that suggest her father might have been gay, Scout must confront the secrets of her family’s past and decide what kind of secret agent she wants to be. Told from multiple points of view, “Secret Agent” is an emotionally charged page-turner about love, loss, and courage in the face of adversity.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for LGBTQ+ people who love mysteries and suspense. It’s also a great choice for anyone interested in learning more about what it means to be gay or lesbian.
- The plot is very intriguing and will keep you hooked until the last page.
- The characters are well developed and relatable.
- This book tackles difficult topics such as LGBTQ+ discrimination in a sensitive and thought-provoking way.
- Too much detail
- Slow beginning
- Unnecessary sex scenes
Learn more about the author
Michelle Larkin is an LGBTQ+ advocate and writer whose work has been featured in Huffington Post, Teen Vogue, and The Advocate. Her first novel, “Secret Agent,” tells the story of a teenage girl who must come to terms with her father’s homosexuality after he is killed in the line of duty. A passionate advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and equality, Michelle hopes her work will help break down barriers and open hearts and minds.” “Secret Agent” is a gripping mystery novel about a teenage girl’s journey to uncover the truth about her father’s death–and his hidden past as a gay man. Told from multiple points of view, this emotionally charged page-turner explores love, loss, and courage in the face of adversity.
“Secret Agent is a fantastic mystery that I just couldn’t put down. The characters are compelling and the plot is gripping. This book will stay with me for a long time.”
“Secret Agent is a gripping tale of love, loss and family secrets. I couldn’t put it down!”
“Secret Agent is an intense and emotional read that had me hooked from the first page. Scout’s determination to follow in her father’s footsteps, even after learning he was gay, is incredibly inspiring, and I loved following her journey as she uncovered hidden truths about her family and herself. This book is a must-read for fans of LGBTQ+ mysteries.”