By Paula Lynn Johnson
16-year-old Clare can't cease drawing the unusual, winged skulls she calls "Sammies". Her psychiatrist assumes the compulsive drawings are only expressions of Clare's grief over her father forsaking her. yet then Clare discovers that her Sammies are unique suits for the Death's Head at the grave of Samantha Forsythe, a youngster who reportedly fell to her demise over centuries ago.
Before lengthy, Clare's drawings morph into cryptic writings that urge her to discover the reality in the back of Samantha's loss of life. including Neil -- the buddy she will be falling for -- Clare scours the neighborhood background for clues. She reveals that, even though Samantha was once engaged to a filthy rich landowner, there have been whispered rumors of her involvement with a more youthful, biracial man.
Soon, Clare is haunted by means of aggravating dream photos -- a mysterious eye, a damaged chain -- that time to a person Samantha known as her "Dearest". yet who's Dearest? And why does Samantha desire Clare to discover him so badly?
Isolated and wearing hidden scars of her personal, Clare fears her obsession with Samantha will threaten her sanity and safeguard. however it turns out she has no selection within the subject . . .
The Grave Artist is a compelling paranormal homicide secret and a poignant tale approximately loss and what it capacity thrive in a less-than-perfect reality.(less)
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The Grave Artist by Paula Lynn Johnson