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Ghostlight: A Story of Girlhood, Grooming, and Manipulation

Ghostlight: A Story of Girlhood, Grooming, and Manipulation

by Caitlin Du Bois

FBT review:

Are you searching for your next captivating read? Look no further than Ghostlight by Caitlin Du Bois. This gripping Teen & Young Adult novel takes you on a journey through the dark twists of girlhood and manipulation. Follow 15-year-old Claire Payne as she delves into a world of ghost stories and love letters crafted by a man twice her age. But as their relationship intensifies, strange incidents begin to blur the lines between reality and fantasy. With echoes of Gaslight and the raw portrayal of troubled adolescence in My Dark Vanessa, Ghostlight explores the devastating impact of innocence lost. From charismatic predators to delicate prose, this thought-provoking coming-of-age tale will leave you on the edge of your seat. Step behind the curtain of community theater and immerse yourself in this must-read for fans of indie book titles.

Publisher Description:

Looking for a gripping, coming-of-age story with a dark twist? Look no further than Ghostlight, the latest novel from acclaimed author Caitlin Du Bois.

As 15-year-old Claire Payne navigates the summer before her Sweet 16, she discovers a captivating world of ghost stories and love letters crafted by Don Preston, a man twice her age. But as their relationship intensifies, strange incidents begin to occur around the theater, blurring the lines between reality and fantasy.

With echoes of the classic film Gaslight and the masterful portrayal of troubled adolescence in My Dark Vanessa, GHOSTLIGHT explores the devastating impact of innocence lost. From the haunting manipulation of a charismatic predator to the raw and delicate prose, readers will be gripped by this stunning coming-of-age tale.

Step behind the curtain and immerse yourself in the world of community theater, backstage air, and the cramped tech booth. But be warned, this powerful story tackles difficult themes, including grooming and disordered eating. Ghostlight is a must-read for anyone who enjoys thrilling, thought-provoking literature.

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