Five Midnights, Volume 1

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Tom Doherty Associates, Jun 4, 2019 - Young Adult Fiction - 304 pages
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Ann Dávila Cardinal's Five Midnights is a “wickedly thrilling” (William Alexander) and “flat-out unputdownable” (Paul Tremblay) novel based on the el Cuco myth set against the backdrop of modern day Puerto Rico.

2019 Digital Book World Award Winner for best Suspense/Horror Book

Five friends cursed. Five deadly fates. Five nights of retribución.

If Lupe Dávila and Javier Utierre can survive each other’s company, together they can solve a series of grisly murders sweeping though Puerto Rico. But the clues lead them out of the real world and into the realm of myths and legends. And if they want to catch the killer, they'll have to step into the shadows to see what's lurking there—murderer, or monster?

“A frightening, fast-paced thriller.” —Julianna Baggott, Alex Award-winning author of Pure

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First, how can you not be intrigued by that opening line in the blurb? Ok, let me say, I’m a big horror fan, but I’m a picky one. This was an engaging book, and I really enjoyed it. Part mystery, part ... Read full review

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Young Lupe lives in Vermont with her dad but each Summer visits Puerto Rico where much of her family still lives. Her uncle is a policeman and she gets involved in a case in which a group of boys are ... Read full review

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Ann Dávila Cardinal is a novelist and director of student recruitment for Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA) where she earned her MFA in Writing. She also helped create VCFA’s winter Writing residency in Puerto Rico. She comes from a long line of Puerto Rican writers, including poets Virgilio and José Antonio Dávila, and her cousin, award-winning fiction writer Tere Dávila. Ann lives north of Stowe, Vermont with her husband Doug and son Carlos, and likes to spend her free time cycling, doing fiber arts, and preparing for the zombie apocalypse. Five Midnights (Tor Teen) was her first solo novel.