“Mysterious, haunting, original.” --Nancy Werlin, New York Times bestselling author of Impossible
“An eerie, suspenseful tale so captivating, you’ll read it in one sitting...and then go back for more.” --Kate Brian, bestselling author of the Private and Privilege series.
"A dreamy, hair-raising mystery” --Kirkus Reviews
She walked straight into the waves.
Will watched, horrified, as the black-haired girl disappeared into the hurricane-blown surf. For Will, the apparent suicide has raised the ugly specter of his own brother’s death the year before. Will was with Tim the night their sailboat went down, but Will survived—washed ashore like a piece of driftwood—while Tim was never seen again.
Will and his lifelong friend, Gretchen, have been struggling to cope with the loss, but the anniversary of Tim’s disappearance seems to have unleashed something sinister in the seaside town of Walfang. Gretchen has been sleepwalking, as if driven toward the water she has always feared, and the town has been hit by a rash of violent deaths. The authorities don’t want to dig too deeply in the investigation—after all, Walfang is dependent on the tourist trade. But Will wants answers. And he has the feeling that the mysterious raven-haired girl who walked straight into the sea holds the key unlocking to the town’s secret history….