Prepare for more spooky, swoony YA from BookTok star @Merrowchild!
The thing about death is ? it sneaks up on you.
Seventeen-year-old seer Charlie and his new boyfriend, Sam, know that the dead can’t hurt the living. It’s ghosts who need protection from dangerous soul catchers – and the boys have promised to keep them safe. But when a powerful force interferes with their defences, and a brutal attack leaves them questioning everything they know, the boys realize there is more at stake than they ever imagined.
A deadly occultist seeks revenge, the bodies are piling up, and everyone that Charlie loves is at risk. As the mystery unravels, Charlie and Sam face a battle for more than just their lives.
The thrilling and heart-wrenching new novel from the author of Sixteen Souls.
- Perfect for fans ofÂ Cemetery Boys, Becky Albertalli andÂ V EÂ Schwab.
- Sixteen Souls was an instant YA bestseller.
- Dubbed by Book Tok as “Heartstopper with Ghosts“.
Praise for Sixteen Souls:
“Delivers fun and frights in equal measure. A fantastically spooky, thrilling adventure!” – Kat Ellis, author of Wicked Little Deeds
“Flawless twists, this book immediately pulled me in.” – H.M Long, author of Hall of Smoke
“A captivating take of loss, friendship and love that had me gripped from first to last.” – Menna van Praag, author of The Sisters Grimm
“Absolutely gripped.” – Amy McCaw, author of Mina and the Undead
“The writing is rich; the characters sharply drawn.” – K.D Edwards, author of The Tarot Sequence Series
“Sixteen Souls is a boundlessly clever, heartfelt queer take on the story of a sensitive young man who sees dead people. Talbot has crafted something chillingly delightful! Perfect for any ghoul-lover’s shelf!” – Adam Sass, author of Surrender Your Sons and The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers
“Deliciously dark” – Cynthia Murphy, author of Last One to Die,Â Win Lose Kill Die and The Midnight Game
“A delectable mystery” – Dawn Kurtagich, author of The Dead House
“An outstanding debut” – Bex Hogan, author of Isles of Storm and Sorrow series