Nobody knew why, but when the boys and girls reached a certain age the parents locked themselves up in their houses, and the teenagers ran wild...
Lumen Fowler knows she is different. While the rest of her peers are falling beneath the sway of her community’s darkest rite of passage, she resists.
For Lumen has a secret. Her mother never ‘breached’ and she knows she won’t either. But as she investigates her town’s strange traditions and unearths stories from her family’s past, she soon realises she may not know herself – or her wild side – at all...
Joshua Gaylord grew up in Anaheim, California, and currently resides in New York City. Using his own name and the pen name Alden Bell, he has authored three previous novels, including The Reapers Are the Angels. He received his Ph.D. from New York University and has taught high school English as well as literature courses at both NYU and the New School.
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