A Place for Vanishing

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$19.99  $18.59
Delacorte Press
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5.7 X 8.4 X 1.6 inches | 1.15 pounds

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About the Author
Ann Fraistat is an author, playwright, and narrative designer. Her co-author credits include plays such as Romeo & Juliet: Choose Your Own Ending, and alternate reality games sponsored by the National Science Foundation. When not engrossed in fictional worlds on her laptop, Ann has worked on stages across the DC-area as an actor and director. Other loves include all things spooky, baking, and drinking as much tea as possible. She is the author of What We Harvest and A Place for Vanishing.
"As a seasoned fan of the haunted house genre, I thought I knew what I was in for when I started this book, but Fraistat surprised me at every turn. Every bug-riddled, mask-filled page of A Place for Vanishing is vivid, original, and absolutely compelling." --Erica Waters, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of The River Has Teeth

"Brimming with eerie atmosphere and insects most foul, A Place for Vanishing gave me the best shivers! I loved exploring the hidden stairwells and long-kept secrets of Madame Clery's House of Masks, and so will you." --Erin A. Craig, #1 New York Times bestselling author of House of Roots and Ruin

"With her chillingly inventive take on the haunted house, Fraistat takes us through a (stained) glass darkly in A Place for Vanishing." --Amy Goldsmith, author of Those We Drown

"Riveting and sublimely creepy, A Place for Vanishing unearths a haunting family legacy chilling layer by chilling layer, revealing an explosive truth that will have you racing to the last page." --Amanda Glaze, bestselling author of The Second Death of Edie and Violet Bond

★ "A compelling, darkly creative, and intensely haunting examination of the masks we wear." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

★ "An expertly woven narrative that is both a frightening slow-burn psychological thriller and a nuanced and touching exploration of the complicated aftermath of trauma." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

★ "Ann Fraistat writes about the effects of trauma with sensitivity and care in this eminently entertaining horror tale rife with thrills, chills and heart." --BookPage, starred review

"This immersive page-turner delivers shivers as well as hope for better endings." --Booklist

"A good scary read for those prepared for the mental health content." --School Library Journal

"Strikingly meaningful." --The Bulletin