The last time seventeen-year-old Amelia Mackenzie saw her best
friend Matthew alive, he broke her heart. When he is found the next
day in an abandoned barn at the edge of town, an apparent suicide,
Amelia''s whole world comes crashing down.
And then she sees him again. Because
Amelia has a secret that even Matthew didn''t know: sometimes, she
When a local history columnist named
Morris Dyson contacts Amelia after the funeral and tells her that
he thinks the barn Matthew died in is haunted, and that Matthew
wasn''t its first victim, an unlikely partnership is born. With
Amelia''s gift for seeing ghosts, Morris''s radical theories on the
supernatural, and a bit of help from Morris''s sexy but skeptical
son, Kip, a mystery unfolds. One by one, the barn''s other ghostly
residents are revealed: all innocent, love-struck young men who''ve
died horrific deaths, seemingly by their own hands.
Life and death couldn''t get more
complicated as Amelia is torn between her devotion to the ghostly
Matthew and her growing attraction to Kip, who may not believe in
ghosts but can''t help believing in Amelia. When she''s confronted
with a rivalry between the living and the dead, which side of the
great divide will Amelia choose?
Apparition is a fast-paced
supernatural mystery about memory and obsession, bodies and
spirits, love and loss.