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.