Watch the Shadows
by Robin Winter
In the college town of Isla Vista, California, small, odd things start happening. Science-geek Nicole notes the crows are leaving. Meg Burdigal can’t find her tabby cat, Schrand. Brian the postman feels uneasy at the rustlings, the shadows he’s seen at the edge of his vision on his delivery route in town. Now Nicole sees fewer and fewer homeless in the park.
Using her knowledge of biology and forensics, Nicole searches for answers—but will anyone take the horror she finds seriously? In this unusual thriller, ‘Watch the Shadows’, author Robin Winter explores where the ordinary slams against the extraordinary.
Watch the Shadows is a great YA book that will appeal to lovers of sci/fi suspense books. The synopsis really grabbed my attention. Nicole is great at science and loves the scientific process. It’s for this reason that she refuses to work in pairs for her high school science project. Who can blame her? It’s always the smart ones that end up doing all the work! So when her neighbor sees (or thinks she sees) a strange creature in her living room, Nicole scoops up some of the slime it has left behind.… Read more...