Black Creek Crossing Author:John Saul For most of her young life, thirteen-year-old Angel Sullivan has been on the outside looking in, enduring the taunts of cruel schoolmates and the angry abuse of a bitter father. Then Angel's family moves to the quaint town of Roundtree, Massachusetts - where a charming home is available, a promising job awaits Angel's unemployed father, and most... more » of all, the chance to make a brand-new start beckons to the shy, hopeful teenager. But when she is shunned by her new classmates, Angel falls deeper into despair. Until she meets Seth Baker, a fellow outcast, and a fateful kinship is forged.
It's Seth who tells Angel about the legacy of murder that hangs over her family's home. Uncertain whether the stories are true, and desparate to escape the torment of their daily lives, Angel and Seth devote themselves to contacting whatever restless soul haunts the dark recesses of Black Creek Crossing.
Guided by an anquished and vengeful spirit, they uncover the centuries-old horrors that lay buried beneath the placid veneer of Roundtree. And along with the ghastly revelations comes a terrifying power - one that feeds upon the rage of the victimized, turning the basest impulses and most dangerous desires into devastating weapons. Now, the closer Angel and Seth are pushed toward the edge by their tormentors, the deeper they descend into the dark forces they've unleashed.... and the more unspeakable the hour of reckoning will be.« less