Burden FallsKat Ellis
horror, thriller, young adult
Riverdale meets Stephen King in the unmissable next novel from the author of Harrow Lake.
Ava Thorn has grown up in Burden Falls, Michigan, and is well-versed in its quirks, from the wealthy but poisonous Miller twins, Freya and Dominic, who seem to rule the high school, to the waterfall on the edge of town that is rumored to be cursed. She's superstitious - to a point. After all, ghosts don't really exist, and certainly not in the form of the town's unofficial ghostly mascot, Dead-Eyed Sadie. But something's not right in Burden Falls, and when the murdered body of Freya Miller is discovered and Ava is the police's prime suspect, she finds herself at the center of a horrific blood-stained mystery, decades in the making.
With edge-of-your-seat thrills and twists you don't see coming, Burden Falls cements Kat Ellis as the YA answer to Stephen King.
Kat Ellis grew up immersed in ancient myths about dragons and giants, and spending most of her time getting into trouble while exploring the local cemetery. Blackfin Sky is her debut novel. Ellis lives in Denbighshire, North Wales.