ABOUT THE BOOK
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last thing Kaylee wants to do is participate in a childish scavenger
hunt--especially inside the abandoned retirement home on the edge of
town. When she finds a bruised, deaf boy hiding inside one of the rooms,
she vows to lead him to safety . . . only to discover the front doors
are now padlocked, and her friends are nowhere to be found. Kaylee is
about to learn that not everything that goes 'bump in the night' is
imaginary, and sometimes there are worse things to fear than ghosts.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Erik Therme has
thrashed in garage bands, inadvertently harbored runaways, and met Darth
Vader. When he’s not at his computer, he can be found cheering for his
youngest daughter’s volleyball team, or watching horror movies with his
seventeen-year-old. He currently resides in Iowa City, Iowa—one of only
twenty places in the world UNESCO has certified as a City of Literature.
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read Mr. Therme's first book, Mortem and this being his second, I was
anxious to read.If you like scary books, and I do, than don't let this
one pass you by. Our main character, Kaylee is strong and smart. It
seems she was especially created just for this story. She fits the part
so well. Of course, there were other characters who were special in
their own ways, some you will like and some you won't.Written as a YA
book, it isn't just for Young Adults. This is a page turner and with
each page there are twists and turns that you are never sure where they
are going but it all somehow fits in. This isn't your normal scary book,
it will SCARE you! The plot is simple, a group of teens in an old
abandoned building on a scavenger hunt for a birthday party.What is
weird is the door is locked from the outside. Something is going on
there and it just doesn't seem like just an abandoned building.
Resthaven is an old abandoned nursing home. Perhaps there are spirits
from the ones who died there still lurking in the dark corners. The
author gives you a variety of characters which adds interest to the
story. You know something is going to happen, you just aren't quite sure
what. I liked the fact that the book was one continuous story, no
chapters. It just flowed and you, at times, thought twice about turning
the pages. What was going to be there? There is a crime that is going to
be committed but by whom? Could it possibly be one of the lost spirits?
This book isn't a candy coated version for young people but the real
scary version. Imagine a dark, deserted, cold abandoned nursing home,
called Resthaven, of all things. On top of that, you can't get out, the
door is locked from the outside. So read, if you dare, and decide for
yourself, spirits or humans lurking in the dark recesses of this
building? I certainly hope there is another book in the making because
it just keeps getting better and better. BEWARE! Those bumps in the night you hear may be more than the house settling or the wind blowing. There may be more to be scared of than lingering spirits. SO close the curtains, lock the doors and turn on the lights. You might be safe, but then again, you never know!
I received a copy of this book from the author, Erik Therme and voluntarily decided to review it.
I would give this book 5 STARS.
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