Cassidy's latest tackles the difficult issues of rape and child abuse. The story's fast pace and the strong female characters reinforce the terrifying nature of this villain. It's perfect for
the hard-to-scare reader!
Fifteen years ago Mariah Sayers fled her hometown after being brutally attacked by a mysterious figure. Now, her father's death has brought Mariah and her daughter, Kelsey, back to renovate and sell the family house. Despite Mariah's lingering questions about the identity of her attacker, mother and daughter are charmed by the town. But when the attacker re-emerges from the shadows to threaten her family, Mariah works against the clock to uncover the identity of the attacker. (SIGNET Eclipse, Sep., 336 pp., $6.99)
Whitney Kate Sullivan