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Book details
  • Genre:JUVENILE FICTION
  • SubGenre:Paranormal
  • Language:English
  • Pages:223
  • eBook ISBN:9781624881893

On Gallows Hill

by Lynda Styles

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Overview
Salem, Massachusetts still has a great deal of healing to do... Seventeen year old Katelyn King never speaks at school, and everyone has finally stopped talking to her. They call her The Mute, but what they don't realize is Katelyn can see ghosts and is a psychic-medium. Katelyn is visited by the ghosts of Salem's dark past, and she realizes she has no choice but to get over her fears and learn how to help them find peace. When Katelyn is paired on a History Project with the popular Cassie Wallace and Laenie Pratt, she knows that her secret can't be kept forever. After they begin the project together, Cassie Wallace, a pretty cheerleader who loves to party, is kidnapped by a delusional online predator and held captive in one of Salem's scariest tourist attractions. Katelyn tries to keep her secret under wraps and help find Cassie before it's too late. This tale has gripping twists and turns, sure to entertain the Young Adult reader and many more.
Description
Salem, Massachusetts still has a great deal of healing to do... Seventeen year old Katelyn King never speaks at school, and everyone has finally stopped talking to her. They call her The Mute, but what they don't realize is Katelyn can see ghosts and is a psychic-medium. Struggling with being abandoned by her over-religious mother, Katelyn fears her father will learn her secret and leave her, too. Then, Katelyn is visited by the ghosts of Salem's dark past, and she realizes she has no choice but to get over her fears and learn how to help them find peace. When Katelyn is paired on a History Project with two popular girls, Cassie Wallace and Laenie Pratt, she wonders how long she can hide what she sees without looking completely crazy. It doesn't take long before she sees that her secret can't be kept forever. After they begin the project together, investigating Salem's scariest and darkest secret, Cassie Wallace, a pretty cheerleader who loves to party, is kidnapped by a delusional online predator when she takes a risk on a social site on Halloween. She is held captive in one of Salem's scariest tourist attractions and no one can find her. Katelyn tries to keep her ability under wraps and help find Cassie before it's too late, but the secret is getting harder and harder to hold onto. This tale has gripping twists and turns, sure to entertain the Young Adult reader and many more.
About the author
Lynda Styles was born and raised in Salem, Massachusetts. Always affected by Salem's history, hauntings, and the struggles of being a teenager, Lynda chose to write authentic books for young adults that address real, raw issues in an honest, gripping style. Lynda is a passionate advocate of teen education, safety, and founded an anti-bullying campaign called Stronger Than That. She has a B.A. from the University of Maine in Education and English. Lynda currently lives on the coast of Maine with her husband and two children.
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