The Violent Season by Sara Walters

The Violent Season by Sara Walters

Every November, the people in Wolf Ridge are overwhelmed with a hunger for violence–at least that’s the town rumour. Last fall Wyatt Green’s mother was brutally murdered, convincing Wyatt that this yearning isn’t a morbid urban legend. but rather a palpable force infecting her neighbours. This year, Wyatt fears the call of violence has spread to her best friend Cash–who also happens to be the guy she can’t stop wanting no matter how much he hurts her. At the same time, she’s drawn to Cash’s nemesis Porter, now that they’re partners on an ambitious project for lit class. When Wyatt pulls away… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Attempted rape, on-page
  • Suicide
  • Self-harm
  • Smoking & recreational drug use, on-page
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Blood depiction
  • Dead bodies
  • Emesis mentioned
  • Death of a mother from suicide recounted
  • Death of a mother from murder recounted
  • Infanticide by drowning mentioned
  • Murder in an armed robbery mentioned
  • Car accident mentioned
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