As darkness rises, will Gabe help Maria find the truth?
In the spring of 1987, the carnival comes to small-town Caudry, Louisiana. Then events tale a dangerous turn. For Mara Beznik, the carnival is home. It’s also a place of secrets, hidden powers and a buried past, making it hard to connect with outsiders. However sparks fly when she meets local boy Gabe Alvarado. As they become inseparable, Mara realizes that Gabe is hiding his own secrets – and that his family legacy could destroy Mara’s world.
They find the word ‘freeks’ sprayed on trailers,as carnival employees start disappearing. Then workers wind up dead, killed in disturbing ways by someone – or something. Mara is determined to unlock the mystery, with Gabe’s help. But can they really halt this campaign of fear?