By Tim Wynne-Jones
"More suspenseful kin drama than haunted-house story. . . . The climax is heart-pounding, and the fantastically evoked bucolic surroundings performs a starring role." — KIRKUS REVIEWS
Mimi Shapiro had a annoying freshman 12 months at NYU, because of a silly affair with a professor who nonetheless haunts her caller identity. So whilst her artist father, Marc, bargains using his distant Canadian cottage, she’s pleased to hop in her Mini Cooper and force up north. the home is fairy-tale old fashioned, and the hot button is hidden correct the place her dad stated it'd be, so she’s stunned to fi nd anyone already residing there — Jay, a tender musician, who's both startled to satisfy Mimi and instantly accuses her of leaving unusual and perilous tokens within: a lifeless fowl, a snakeskin, a cricket sound tune embedded in his most modern composition. yet Mimi has simply arrived, so who's dependable? And extra alarmingly, what does the intruder wish? half gripping mystery, half kin drama, this fast paced novel performs out in alternating viewpoints, in a pastoral surroundings that's evocative and eerie — a mysterious personality in its personal correct.