The Unquiet (Hardcover)
Bloomsbury USA Childrens, 9781599907239, 400pp.
Publication Date: July 17, 2012
When Rinn Jacobs moves to a new town she hopes it will be a fresh start-a place where nobody knows about her past. At first, everything goes according to plan. She falls in with the popular girls at her new school and falls for the very cute boy-next-door Nate. But River Hills High School has a secret. The ghost of a girl who died back when Rinn's mom was a student supposedly haunts a hallway. Rinn's not sure she believes it, but when strange things start happening to her friends, Rinn decides there's only one way to know for sure. She needs to ditch her bipolar meds and see what the voices are really trying to say...
Fans of films like Black Swan will be fascinated by this psychological thriller.
About the Author
JEANNINE GARSEE is the author of Before, After, and Somebody In Between and Say the Word. She never wanted to be anything except a writer--until she fell under a strange, insidious spell and found herself in the nursing profession instead. Now in addition to writing, she works as a psychiatric nurse in an inner-city hospital.
Praise For The Unquiet…
“The Unquiet is a swirling, marvelous journey into madness... or out of it. You decide.” —Lisa McMann, New York Times bestselling author of the Wake trilogy and Cryer's Cross
“Filled with romance, madness, and dangerous ghosts, The Unquiet is a haunting read you shouldn't miss.” —Melissa Marr, New York Times bestselling author of the Wicked Lovely series
“Garsee plays on our worst psychological insecurities in this eerie depiction....The authentic setting and breezy teenage repartee make the pool deaths, the bizarre parent personality changes, and the bully revenge even spookier. The Unquiet is a paranormal page-turner that will leave readers guessing as to what's real and what's imaginary, even after they close the book for the final time.” —Booklist