The notion of a social and environmental issue serving as the basis for a horror story strikes me as a particularly novel approach to the genre. I really enjoyed the psychological and spiritual danger that slowly creeps into the story. I was surprised that the threat becomes more overt and physical toward the end of the book; I think it would have been more interesting had Fessenden and Leaver left more to the readers' imaginations, a la Blair Witch Project. Still, I can't say the ending isn't satisfactory. There's a solid payoff, and it reinforces the cautionary tone on which the story begins. Read Full Review
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