Just in time for Halloween comes a chilling tale sure to become a classic.
When two runaways stumble upon a mansion in the woods, they uncover a secret kept by the English countryside town of Rookhaven, monsters are real.
The town and the monsters have an agreement. As long, as the monsters live alone protected by a magical veil, the villagers will go about their business. They will not hunt each other. This agreement is tested when Tom and Jem find a hole in the veil and the family. It’s up to Mirabelle a monster that “looks” like a twelve-year old girl to rescue them. Can the family of monsters stop acting like monsters long enough to help them? Can the runaways stop acting like humans long enough not to reveal that the veil is breached? When an enemy threatens them both, can they put aside their differences and work together?
Expertly paced, beautifully written and thought-provoking, this tale with stay with readers long after they turn the last page. It is a must read.