When Henry, Tess, Winnie, and Suz form the Compassionate
Dismantlers in college, the first rule of their manifesto is, "To
understand the nature of a thing, it must be taken apart." But
their penchant for acts of meaningful vandalism and elaborate,
often dangerous pranks results in Suz''s death in the woods of
Vermont-a tragedy the surviving Dismantlers decide to cover up.
Nearly a decade later, Henry and Tess are desperate to forget,
but their guilt isn''t ready to let them go. When a mysterious
Dismantler-style postcard drives a past prank victim to suicide, it
sets off a chain of terrifying events that threatens to tear apart
their world and engulf their inquisitive nine-year-old daughter,
Emma. Is there someone who wants to reveal their secrets? Or is it
possible Suz has found a way to enact revenge?
Full of white-knuckle tension with deeply human characters
caught in circumstances beyond their control, Jennifer McMahon''s
enthralling story proves that she is a master at weaving the fear
of the supernatural with the stark realities of life.