Review: ASK THE DARK by Henry Turner

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Review: ASK THE DARK by Henry TurnerAsk the Dark by Henry Turner
Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on April 7th 2015
Pages: 256
Length: 6 hours, 39 minutes
Genres: Action & Adventure, Boys & Men, General, Law & Crime, Mysteries & Detective Stories, Young Adult
ARC provided by Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Ask the Dark will keep you up all night, and its flawed, real hero will haunt your day. I wish I’d written it.” —Michael Grant, New York Times best-selling author of Gone and BZRK

Billy Zeets has a story to tell.

About being a vandal and petty thief. About missing boys and an elusive killer.

And about what happens if a boy who breaks all the rules is the only person who can piece together the truth.

Gripping and powerful, this masterful debut novel comes to vivid life through the unique voice of a hero as unlikely as he is unforgettable.

Ask the Dark is absolutely remarkable. Readers will line up for this one.”—Michael Cart, past president of YALSA and ALAN

Billy is a 14 year old boy who is constantly in trouble. Ask the Dark is his retelling of the ways that he redeemed himself and his family for the whole town to see. This is Billy’s story. This story starts at the end. Billy is some sort of hero for what he […]