This is a well-crafted, creepy ghost story. The characters draw you in... you want to be invested in their lives... love them, hate them, have sympathy, and empathy for them... those who are human and those who are not. Although the story begins slowly, it builds in intensity and creepiness as the story goes on, and it doesn't let up until the very last page; and even then, it dangles precariously the hope of a sequel. The setting, a Detroit affluent neighborhood, is expertly portrayed with all its richness, it's multiple layers of people and energies, and the secrets it almost never reveals. Grab your friends, stock up on s'mores, and read this one out loud at your next campfire.
I'm told the second book in this series will be on our shelves soon. I can't wait!
Highly Recommended! Four Stars (only because there are holes that the sequel will fill, and I dislike waiting.)
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