Prelude for Lost Souls
From acclaimed author Helene Dunbar comes the start of aspellbinding young adult series about a small town filled withspiritualists and one boy who wants out, perfect for readers whowant teen ghost books and fans of Maggie Stiefvater, MaureenJohnson, and Nova Ren Suma.In the town of St. Hilaire, most make their living by talking tothe dead. In the summer, the town gates open to tourists seekinganswers while all activity is controlled by The Guild, a sinisterruling body that sees everything.Dec Hampton has lived there his entire life, but ever since hisparents died, he's been done with it. He knows he has to leavebefore anyone has a chance to stop him.His best friend Russ won't be surprised when Dec leaves―but hewill be heartbroken. Russ is a good medium, maybe even a great one.He's made sacrifices for his gift and will do whatever he can togain entry to The Guild, even embracing dark forces and contactingthe most elusive ghost in town.But when the train of Annie Krylova, the piano prodigy whosemusic has been Dec's main source of solace, breaks down outside oftown, it sets off an unexpected chain of events. And in St.Hilaire, there are no such things as coincidences.