The Summoning (Hardcover)

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Description


My name is Chloe Saunders and my life will never be the same again.

All I wanted was to make friends, meet boys, and keep on being ordinary. I don't even know what that means anymore. It all started on the day that I saw my first ghost—and the ghost saw me.

Now there are ghosts everywhere and they won't leave me alone. To top it all off, I somehow got myself locked up in Lyle House, a "special home" for troubled teens. Yet the home isn't what it seems. Don't tell anyone, but I think there might be more to my housemates than meets the eye. The question is, whose side are they on? It's up to me to figure out the dangerous secrets behind Lyle House . . . before its skeletons come back to haunt me.

About the Author


When librarians finally granted Kelley Armstrong an adult card, she made straight for the epic fantasy and horror shelves. She spent the rest of her childhood and teen years happily roaming fantastical and terrible worlds, and vowed that someday she'd write a story combining swords, sorcery, and the ravenous undead. That story begins with Sea of Shadows.

Armstrong's first works for teens were the New York Times bestselling Darkest Powers and Darkness Rising trilogies. All of her novels for teens have been New York Times bestsellers. She lives in rural Ontario with her husband, three children, and far too many pets.

Praise For…


“Teen readers might scream loud enough to raise the dead. ”
-Kirkus Reviews (Starred review)

“Suspenseful, well-written and engaging.”
-Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)

“...splendidly haunting, with hair-raising suspense, disturbing effects, and a running undercurrent of unease.”
-Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

Product Details
ISBN: 9780061662690
ISBN-10: 0061662690
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication Date: July 2008
Pages: 390
Language: English