Possessed

By Cann, Kate

Publishers Summary:
Rayne can't wait to start her summer job at a remote country mansion, far from the crowded, noisy London she so desperately wants to escape. But the retreat soon turns into a nightmare -- the mansion is creepy, the legends of ghosts keep Rayne up at night, and she doesn't feel safe anywhere. Can Rayne figure out why she's so freaked -- before she becomes a ghost story herself?

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School Library Journal

Reviewed on February 1, 2010

Gr 10-Up Deftly striking just the right balance between the horror of the supernatural and the reality of human nature gone awry, "Possessed" will keep readers turning the pages. Rayne is stifledby the oppressive summer heat and endless noise of her impoverished London neighborhood, by her controlling boyfriend, and by her mother's demands. Sick of it all, she decides to take a job as a waitress at a historic estate in a faraway village. Rumors of ghastly events throughout its long history surround Morton's Keep, and a feeling...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on October 1, 2010

Rayne escapes her London life by taking a job at remote Morton's Keep. She learns that centuries of cruelty have left a psychic imprint on the...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on February 1, 2010

- An engaging, well-written story that has a strong romantic element to it. - The psychological realism is impressive. Kate Cann demonstrates an understanding of how relationships work and why people act as they do. - The pacing is v...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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