Updated: Nov 9
There were a few slow parts, which normally would turn me off in a book like this, but the particular story was so captivating that the slow parts blended right in. I kept thinking this is going to happen but it never did! I loved the ending even though I hated it!
There were also times that I was so angry with the main character that I could've thrown my iPad across the room! But I kept reading because I had to know if he figured it out!
If you love revenge thrills, creepy families with really disturbing habits, and horrible family dynamics--this is the book for you!
Here's the blurb:
Deep in the heart of Appalachia stands a crooked farmhouse miles from any road. The Morrows keep to themselves, and it’s served them well so far. When girls go missing off the side of the highway, the cops don’t knock on their door. Which is a good thing, seeing as to what’s buried in the Morrows’ backyard.
But nineteen-year-old Michael Morrow isn’t like the rest of his family. He doesn’t take pleasure in the screams that echo through the trees. Michael pines for normalcy, and he’s sure that someday he’ll see the world beyond West Virginia. When he meets Alice, a pretty girl working at a record shop in the small nearby town of Dahlia, he’s immediately smitten. For a moment, he nearly forgets about the monster he’s become. But his brother, Rebel, is all too eager to remind Michael of his place…