The Edgar and Agatha Award-nominated novel from #1 New York Times bestseller Elizabeth George!
On Whidbey Island, nothing is as it seems. Becca's ability to hear "whispers"-the thoughts of others-has put her at risk from her criminal stepfather. So Becca escapes to Whidbey Island, where she hopes to find safety. But when a terrible accident affects everyone on the island, Becca finds herself wrapped up in a complicated situation, and she isn't the only one with a secret.
This compelling coming-of-age story, the first of an ongoing sequence of books set on Whidbey Island, has elements of mystery, the paranormal, and romance.
"Blending mystery, family drama, teen angst and a dose of paranormal, this novel rises above many in the young adult genre." -USATODAY.com
"George has hit the nail on the proverbial head with this action-packed, mysterious, and somewhat 'creepy' novel." -Suspense Magazine