A Novel

Book - 2009
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Calling themselves the Dismantlers, three daring misfits--Henry, Tess, Winnie, and Suz--spend the summer after graduation in a remote cabin in the Vermont woods committing acts of vandalism and plotting elaborate pranks. But everything changes when one particularly twisted experiment ends in Suz's death and the others decide to cover it up. Ten years later when a victim of their past pranks commits suicide, a chain of eerie events threatens to engulf Henry, Tess, and their inquisitive nine-year-old daughter, Emma.
Publisher: New York : Harper, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780061689338
Characteristics: 422 p. ; 24 cm
Call Number: MCMAHON, J


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JCLHelenH Feb 09, 2015

The past catches up to everyone eventually, and the Compassionate Dismantlers are no exception. The completely unbelievable ending wraps this creepy story up nicely.

MsNavillus Sep 05, 2013

Genuinely scary, clever, and very well-written.

LocketLibrarian Aug 10, 2013

I have been plowing through McMahon's books. I like her writing, I like the darker tone.

I tried really hard to like this one, and it just didn't do it for me. The twists and turns are what keep me coming back, but there were too many improbable twists to keep it together for me.

It's a 2.5 star


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