This is a great young adult story. It is shorter than normal for this author but I would say it would be a great introduction to the author and their stories and type of writing. Even though the story was shorter it didn’t lack anything and kept me gripped from beginning to end.
Clara is constantly on the move with her parents. She doesn’t know why but her parents job means she’s moved all the time. As a teenager it’s hard for her to keep adjusting to new towns and meeting new people. She is scared to make friends for the upset it causes when she leaves.
The arrive in a little town of Chance and she automatically falls for a guy called Hank. Hank tells her of the myth of the town, about the Wendiago. This creature lives in the forest and preys on people. Should Clara be worried about the Wendiago? Does it even exist? Or is the danger hiding in plain sight?