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Into the Grey

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Into the Grey

“We were watching telly the night Nan burnt the house down…”

Having nowhere else to go after a tragic accident turns life as they knew it into ashes, twins Pat and Dom move with their parents, grandmother, and sister to a summer home on the Irish coast. There, they must face the normal challenges of starting over after a disaster. If only those were the only challenges thrown at them.

Pat knows that something is wrong with his brother.  He can hear him struggle in his sleep. He swears he saw a goblin-like creature talking to him and a ghostly figure in the garden. Neither of them can really remember running outside in the middle of the night. It is only when his twin’s behavior flip-flops and his body turns cold that it becomes frighteningly clear that action must be taken.

Full of mysteries, unusual strangers and an extreme case of testing sibling relationships, it is satisfying from beginning to end.  Even the most reluctant readers will have a hard time putting this one down.

With the help of a man saved from the sea, Pat and Dom take readers on a mind-blowing adventure. This isn’t a typical horror /mystery.  There is no magic book that tells the heroes how to save the day, no psychic to give them clues from the future. They are more or less clueless and alone. On top of that, it’s just flat out different than any other paranormal fiction these days. There’s no other way to put it.

INTO THE GREY is a must-read for anyone looking for a chilling story to finish off this summer. Full of mysteries, unusual strangers and an extreme case of testing sibling relationships, it is satisfying from beginning to end.  Even the most reluctant readers will have a hard time putting this one down.

Reviewed by Lexibex V., Teen Board Member on August 7, 2014

Into the Grey
by Celine Kiernan

  • Publication Date: August 26, 2014
  • Genres: Fiction, Paranormal
  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Candlewick
  • ISBN-10: 0763670618
  • ISBN-13: 9780763670610