Dark Waters by Katherine Arden
Until next time. That was chilling promise made to Ollie, Coco and Brian after they outsmarted the smiling man at Mount Hemlock Resort. And as the trio knows, the smiling man always keeps his promises. So when the lights flicker on and off at Brian’s family’s inn and a boom sounds at the door, there’s just one visitor it could be. Only, there’s no one there, just a cryptic note left outside signed simply as –S.
The smiling man loves his games and it seems a new one is under way. But first, the three friends will have to survive a group trip to Lake Champlain…. Read more.
Trigger & Content Warnings
- Graphic snakebite
- Serious physical illness of a parent
- Dead body
- Death of an uncle
- Death of a mother in a plane crash recounted
- Shipwreck, on-page
- Graphic animal attack (theme)
- Bullying recounted