Eliza Wass is a freelance writer, editor and journalist. She comes from Southern California where she was one of nine perfect children with two perfect parents. She has thousands of friends, all of whom either come in a dust jacket or post obsessively on Twitter. Eliza spent seven years in London with the most amazing man in the world, her late husband Alan Wass of Alan Wass and the Tourniquet, who inspired her to pursue her dreams and live every day of her life. Visit her website at www.elizawass.com and follow her on Twitter @lovefaithmagic.
"As dark and lovely-and, at times, as chilling-as a midnight stroll through the deepest woods. Wass is a startlingly brilliant new voice with a can't-miss debut."—Kiersten White, New York Times best-selling author of And I Darken and Paranormalcy
"One of the best books I've read this year."—Louise O?Neill, author of Only Ever Yours and Asking For It
"A breathtaking, gut-wrenching coming-of-age saga. Readers will be swept into the Cresswells' claustrophobic world and ache for them long after it's set aflame . . . [A] page-turner along the compulsive lines of Flowers in the Attic."—Kirkus Reviews
"A debut novel you definitely don't want to miss... You'll be captivated by its dark, rich world."—Bustle
"Debut author Wass fashions a haunting family portrait centered on the power of belief."—Publishers Weekly
"Gripping."—The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"Wass's novel delivers one emotional blow after another... Castley's narration never falters in this harrowing portrait of a family undergoing desperate change."—Horn Book