Amity by Micol Ostow

By Micol Ostow

Here's a residence of smash and rage, of loss of life and deliverance.
Here is the place I dwell, now not living.
Here is usually mine.

When Connor's kinfolk strikes to Amity, a secluded condominium at the peaceable banks of latest England's harmony River, his nights are plagued with gore-filled desires of demons. destruction, and revenge. goals he type of likes. desires he can make actual, with Amity's help.

Ten years later, Gwen's kinfolk strikes to Amity for a clean commence. as a substitute, she's haunted through lurid visions, demanding voices, and questions on her personal sanity. yet together with her historical past, who may ever think her? And what might be performed in the event that they did?

Because Amity isn't only a condo. She is a dwelling strength, bent on manipulating her population to her twisted will. she is going to use Connor and Gwen to result in a violent finish as she's performed ahead of. As she'll do back. And back. And again.

Inspired by way of a true-crime tale, Amity spans generations to weave an overlapping, interconnected story of terror, madness, hazard, and dying.

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She turned to see where the call had come from, and found herself staring at a small clique sitting at the back of the classroom, slightly apart from their fellow students. Some of them seemed to regard her with loathing, some with cautious smiles, but all were, without exception, stunningly good-looking. The Few. Her new ‘family’. Ayeesha and her Irish boyfriend Cormac, two of the more friendly-looking, waved enthusiastically. The Bajan girl called her name again and beckoned her towards an empty desk next to where they were sitting.

Yes, that good. Cassie licked the upturned corners of her lips, focused on his, watched his breath pant out and in … Cursing, he pushed past her, banging his case on her shins, and was gone. Missed her chance. Tears sprang to her eyes, and Cassie didn’t know if they were tears of relief or fury. Missed! No! We missed him! Estelle sounded half-demented. Find someone. Find someone NOW! Vaguely, Cassie was aware that her own case had just swept by, held together with a recognisable old bungee of Patrick’s, but she took no notice.

Patrick caught her at the foot of the stairs, his face full of concern. ’ he said. ’ Cassie paused for a moment. Where would she even begin? Tell him the truth about the Academy? About the mysterious group of students called the Few and their dark secret? About the ancient sprits that shared their bodies, instilling power and beauty but demanding in return that they draw life-force from their ordinary, human roommates? Could she tell him about what had happened to her in that black place beneath the Arc de Triomphe – the interrupted ritual that had left part of the spirit that had lived in the body of Estelle Azzedine lodged in her own mind?

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