Author(s): Eliza Wass
'Haunting, unexpected, beautifully written. One of the best books I've read this year' LOUISE O'NEILL
An unforgettable thriller from an incredible new author, for fans of We Were Liars and Half Bad, reminiscent of The Virgin Suicides.
Father wants sixteen-year-old Castley and her five siblings to hide from the world. Living in a falling-down house deep in the woods, he wants to bury their secrets where noone will ever find them.
Father says they are destined to be together forever. In heaven. Father says the sooner they get there, the better.
But Castley wants to be normal. She wants to kiss boys and wear jean shorts.
CASTLEY WANTS TO LIVE.
'A breathtaking, gut-wrenching coming-of-age saga from all sides. Readers will be swept into the Cresswells' claustrophobic world and ache for them long after it's set aflame' - Kirkus
'A haunting family portrait centered on the power of belief' - Publishers Weekly
Cults are the new black in YA genres, and we've handpicked our favourites from the upcoming new releases. This one is features a father who aims to create the perfect family for the end of days...what's scary about In the Dark In the Woods is how close to reality this can be...(Libby)
Haunting, unexpected, beautifully written. One of the best books I've read this year. -- Louise O'Neill
Eliza Wass is a freelance writer, editor and journalist. She comes from Southern California, where she was one of nine perfect children with two perfect parents. She has thousands of friends, all of whom either arrive inside dust jackets or post obsessively on Twitter. Eliza spent 7 years in London with the most amazing man in the world, her late husband, Alan Wass of Alan Wass and The Tourniquet, who inspired her to pursue her dreams and live every day of her life.