(Edward Ware Thrillers YA, an imprint of Cheops Books, LLC, July 13, 2016)
Shawna moves to Redwood, California with her family so her father can take a job studying sequoia trees in the Sierra Mountains. But as soon as they pull up in front of the general store, the locals greet them with astonishment. They warn them away and tell them to go back East. They can’t move into the house which they had originally planned to occupy. No one has lived there in one hundred years. The locals shy away from it. One old lady shakes her head and calls it “Evil” as she crosses herself. What is Shawna to do? It is 3000 miles away from the boyfriend she is trying to escape. But is it worth it if her life is somehow at risk?