Into the Grey

Into the Grey

eBook - 2014
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In a heart-pounding, atmospheric ghost story, a teenage boy must find the resources within himself to save his haunted twin brother. After their nan accidentally burns their home down, twin brothers Pat and Dom must move with their parents and baby sister to the seaside cottage they've summered in, now made desolate by the winter wind. It's there that the ghost appears—a strange boy who cries black tears and fears a bad man, a soldier, who is chasing him. Soon Dom has become not-Dom, and Pat can sense that his brother is going to die—while their overwhelmed parents can't even see what's happening. Isolated and terrified, Pat needs to keep his brother's cover while figuring out how to save him, drawing clues from his own dreams and Nan's long-ago memories, confronting a mystery that lies between this world and the next—within the Grey. With white-knuckle pacing and a deft portrayal of family relationships, Celine Kiernan offers a taut psychological thriller that is sure to haunt readers long after the last page is turned.
Publisher: Somerville : Candlewick Press, 2014
Branch Call Number: OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc
ISBN: 9780763674090

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Set in 1970s Ireland, twin boys are plagued by the same nightmares of a mysterious "goblin-boy," but is he a dream after all? While written for a YA audience, the fully fleshed out characters and beautiful writing will draw in adult horror fans as well.


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