visión de conjunto:Críticas * Jude's characters exude authenticity and the suspense stays palpable through the final pages.--Publishers Weekly STARRED review Poetic multisensory narration immerses the reader in mystery and horror. Multiple red herrings keep the pages turning.--VOYA It will appeal to readers of traditional horror titles as well as the more casual fan looking for an exciting creepy read. The macabre descriptions sprinkled throughout are haunting and edgy and will thrill readers who like to be spooked.--School Library Journal A wayward girl and a monster in the woods make a familiar tale but Jude gets it just right portioning out the precise amount of gore secrets sex and deception to make a thrillingly dark murder mystery with touches of horror and the supernatural.--Bulletin Debuting author Jude vividly describes the pastoral community cultivating a sensual sense of atmosphere with descriptions of smells textures and sounds.--Booklist This present-day mystery is ripe with superstition and serves up an atmospheric authentic-feeling setting.--Kirkus This book weeps atmosphere. Rich intense and sporting a cast of characters you will fall in love with it draws you into the sordid doings of Rowan's Glen and doesn't let you go. --Hillary Monahan author of Mary: The Summoning Dark dangerous and drippingly gothic. --Gretchen McNeil author of Ten and the Don't Get Mad series Reseña del editor Stay on the roads. Don’t enter the woods. Never go out at night. Those are the rules in Rowan’s Glen a remote farming community in the Missouri Ozarks where Ivy Templeton’s family has lived for centuries. It’s an old-fashioned way of life full of superstition and traditions and sixteen-year-old Ivy loves it. The other kids at school may think the Glen kids are weird but Ivy doesn’t care—she has her cousin Heather as her best friend. The two girls share everything with each other—or so Ivy thinks. When Heather goes missing after a May Day celebration Ivy discovers that both her best friend and her beloved hometown are as full of secrets as the woods that surround them. Biografía del autor Sarah Jude grew up believing you had to hold your breath when passing a graveyard. Now she writes about cemeteries murder and folklore. The May Queen Murders is her first book for teen readers. Sarah resides in Missouri with her husband three children and two dogs. Visit her website at www.sarahjude.com.