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Here is a house of ruin and rage, of death and deliverance.Here is where I live, not living.Here is always mine.When Connor's family moves to Amity, a secluded house on the peaceful banks of New England's Concord River, his nights are plagued with gore-filled dreams of demons. destruction, and revenge. Dreams he kind of likes. Dreams he could make real, with Amity's help.Ten years later, Gwen's family moves to Amity for a fresh start. Instead, she's haunted by lurid visions, disturbing voices, and questions about her own sanity. But with her history, who would ever believe her? And what could be done if they did?Because Amity isn't just a house. She is a living force, bent on manipulating her inhabitants to her twisted will. She will use Connor and Gwen to bring about a violent end as she's done before. As she'll do again. And again. And again.Inspired by a true-crime story, Amity spans generations to weave an overlapping, interconnected tale of terror, insanity, danger, and death.Praise for AMITY:"Calling to mind that Stephen King feeling, Ostow brings the most horrifying house in the world to life with chilling intimacy." —Danielle Paige,New York Times best-selling author of Dorothy Must Die“Heart-stopping and chilling—Amity will haunt you long after the last page.” —Kami Garcia, #1New York Times best-selling author Unbreakable & coauthor of Beautiful Creatures"With Amity, Micol Ostow reawakens old horrors for a new generation. A frightening tale spun with magic and real chills. Highly recommended." —Jonathan Maberry,New York Times best-selling author of Rot & Ruin and V-Wars."There is horror, and then there is the very particular horror of a Micol Ostow novel. . . . The permeable boundaries between now and then, living and dead, mind and world are transcended inAmity, a tale that is as darkly beautiful as it is flat-out terrifying." —Adele Griffin, two-time National Book Award Finalist and author ofThe Unfinished Life of Addison Stone."This is a book that gave me actual nightmares I still can't shake. Told in deft, haunting language and filled with disturbing heart-pounding moments of true horror,Amity is Micol Ostow at her chilling, terrifying best." —Nova Ren Suma, author ofImaginary Girls and 17 & Gone"The best horror is like staring into the face of a terrible lunatic god, a gaze that is at once so awesome and insistent, you cannot look away even if you want to. Even if you realize you're starting to go a little bit crazy.Amity is all that—insidious, darkly malevolent, infectious. A fine madness, indeed." —Ilsa J. Bick, author of the Ashes trilogy andWhite Space

Book Details


Egmont USA


Aug 26, 2014





Age Level

Teen - Grade 10-12, Age 15-18