A too-quiet morning makes the zoo animals nervous, but they are entertained when strange new animals arrive--bulldozers, cement trucks, wrecking balls--and when all is quiet again, another surprise awaits.
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"Wicker Man meets Final Destination in Jennifer Thorne's atmospheric, unsettling folk horror novel about love, duty, and community. On the idyllic island of Lute, every seventh summer, seven people die. No more, no less. Lute and its inhabitants are blessed, year after year, with good weather, good health, and good fortune. They live a happy, superior life, untouched by the war that rages all around them. So it's only fair that every seven years,...