People are disappearing. Sixteen-year-old Thea Holder hears the rumors, yet she will be able to slightly make ends meet, not to mention fear approximately strangers who have long gone lacking. Her mom is cursed with a spell that is riding her mad, and at any time when they contact, Thea is chilled by way of the magic, too. Thea needs to make a residing for either one of them during this sinister urban, the place possibility lurks and greed ideas.
Thea spends her nights waitressing on the decadent cellphone membership, getting to the glitzy purchasers. but if her ally, Nan, vanishes, Thea is forced to discover her. She meets Freddy, a tender, magnetic shopper on the membership, and he concurs to assist her discover the city's secrets-even as he hides secrets and techniques of his own.
Together, they find a new aspect of town. Unrest is brewing in the back of closed doorways as whispers of a ugly magic unfold. quickly, Thea and Freddy start to detect nightmarish truths in regards to the city's darkish underbelly, and that point is working out for Nan. And if they don't seem to be cautious, the masterminds at the back of the disappearances may be after them, too.
Jaclyn Dolamore weaves a chilling story with a slightly of magic during this lyrical mystery, the place the lifeless do not regularly appear to remain that method.