By Micol Ostow

Here is a home of damage and rage, of dying and deliverance.
Here is the place I stay, no longer living.
Here is usually mine.

When Connor's kinfolk strikes to Amity, a secluded condo at the peaceable banks of latest England's harmony River, his nights are plagued with gore-filled desires of demons. destruction, and revenge. goals he type of likes. goals he can make actual, with Amity's help.

Ten years later, Gwen's family members strikes to Amity for a clean commence. in its place, she's haunted by way of lurid visions, aggravating voices, and questions on her personal sanity. yet together with her background, who might ever think her? And what may be performed in the event that they did?

Because Amity is not only a home. She is a dwelling strength, bent on manipulating her population to her twisted will. she's going to use Connor and Gwen to result in a violent finish as she's performed sooner than. As she'll do back. And back. And again.

Inspired by way of a true-crime tale, Amity spans generations to weave an overlapping, interconnected story of terror, madness, probability, and death.

Praise for AMITY:
"Calling to brain that Stephen King feeling, Ostow brings the main frightening residence on this planet to lifestyles with chilling intimacy." —Danielle Paige, New York Times best-selling writer of Dorothy needs to Die

“Heart-stopping and chilling—Amity will hang-out you lengthy after the final page.” —Kami Garcia, #1 New York Times best-selling author Unbreakable & coauthor of Beautiful Creatures 

"With Amity, Micol Ostow reawakens previous horrors for a brand new iteration. a daunting story spun with magic and genuine chills. hugely recommended." —Jonathan Maberry, New York Times best-selling writer of Rot & Ruin and V-Wars.

"There is horror, after which there's the very specific horror of a Micol Ostow novel. . . . The permeable barriers among at times, dwelling and lifeless, brain and global are transcended in Amity, a story that's as darkly attractive because it is flat-out terrifying." —Adele Griffin, two-time nationwide ebook Award Finalist and writer of The Unfinished lifetime of Addison Stone.

"This is a e-book that gave me real nightmares I nonetheless cannot shake. informed in deft, haunting language and jam-packed with nerve-racking heart-pounding moments of real horror, Amity is Micol Ostow at her chilling, terrifying best." —Nova Ren Suma, writer of Imaginary Girls and 17 & Gone

"The top horror is like staring into the face of a bad lunatic god, a gaze that's instantly so remarkable and insistent, you can't glance away no matter if you must. no matter if you recognize you are beginning to cross somewhat crazy. Amity is all that—insidious, darkly malevolent, infectious. a very good insanity, indeed." —Ilsa J. Bick, writer of the Ashes trilogy and White Space

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She may perhaps swim, yet simply slightly. It was once an analogous with me. The shovel, i presumed, and ran again for it. I HELD IT OUT TO HER, AND JULES GRABBED AT IT, determined. She stuck the slime-streaked blade and wrapped her arms round it. She kicked and coughed and that i pulled, throwing my complete physique into it. Jules squawked my identify as soon as, two times, then disappeared below back, her hands urgent challenging into the steel, turning white. there has been a pull at the different finish of the shovel, like anyone had Jules by means of the legs and wasn’t going to allow her again up at the dock, again as much as me. Amity. i may believe her strength within the air throughout us. The static in my head used to be louder now and, for a minute, i presumed approximately simply letting go—just leaving the shovel to sink, and Jules in addition to it. For no matter what cause, Amity sought after her long past. i presumed that was once adequate for me. I uncurled my arms and allow the shovel pass a bit of slack. With one hand, Jules slapped on the water, arms waving panicky now, bubbles emerging from the place her hair streamed out like a major, gaping wound. Jules. This used to be Jules within the water, underwater, drowning. the only thing—person, I reminded myself, individual, no longer thing—I couldn’t enable Amity take. I grunted, attempting to focus and push via that buzz, bracing myself. I slid ahead so far as i may, pondering i used to be evidently following Jules into the water any minute. after all, if I did, no matter what was once wrapped round her legs may welcome me. might support me again to shore. What Amity sought after from me used to be various. possibly there has been a cause Jules used to be being held less than, being held again, you recognize? Like an excellent cause Amity sought after her, in that assorted means, I suggest. desired to spoil her. That buzz within, it burned at me, announcing probably Jules was once purported to remain below, used to be alleged to be buried. purported to be a part of the harmony, of Amity, that manner. Her hands twitched opposed to the shovel and that i blinked. A bottle rocket exploded in my temples. I shook my head and opened my eyes, respiring demanding. Jules. This used to be Jules. within the water. the single thing—person! —I couldn’t permit Amity take. I flexed my elbows, yanking her again with all of my power, every little thing I had in me. HER fingers BROKE the outside FIRST, white as bone, after which her face, became as much as the sky and gasping large swallows of air. Her T-shirt clung and her shorts have been soaked, sagging low as I pulled her over the sting of the dock. when we have been safe—steady, I mean—she flopped over, slightly taking a look me within the eye. She appeared tired. lifeless, nearly, like anything dragged again from past. The solar disappeared in the back of a cloud, and that i inspiration, back, how perhaps she was once intended to be drowned. That buzz sparked in the back of my ears, the corners of my mouth eager to jerk up back, desirous to grin. She coughed. “Something used to be pulling on me,” she acknowledged. “Something used to be preserving me below there. ” Her voice used to be flat. “Come on. ” I gave her my such a lot clean, so much not-real face. I didn’t often do this with Jules, however the static, it was once pounding now. It felt like that clean glance was once all i may deal with.

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