www.randomhouse.comA terrible storm is about to hit the small town of Eastport, Maine, where Jake Tiptree lives in and continually works on a big old house filled with her interesting family and connections.

There’s an emotional storm going on, too, in the hearts and minds of the residents of Eastport. The teenage model wanna be who lives in a horrific situation and keeps the knowledge of that from the people around her… The boy who puts up with terrifying bullying until he feels that death might be better… The mysterious woman whose secrets hide more layers of secrets… The broken hearted young man who spends his time in chat rooms most people would never believe could exist…

As the storm of wind and water damages the tidy surface of the town, the storm of evil and pain strips away that surface in a series of horrible crimes. Jake is drawn into it against her will — can she keep the unthinkable from happening?

The story is suspenseful and the characters, though many are dark and disturbing, are also complex and believable. This is a book that will stay with you.

Graves is the author of 16 books in this series. Some of the earlier books are cozier and sweeter, but the depth of the writing increases as the series continues, and it is interesting to see how Jake and her family mature through the series. This book is forthcoming. Check our Star System review to make sure this book is appropriate for you.