July 2011 / ISBN 9780062012326
by Barbara Buhrer
In 1990 Nora
and Charlotte were best friends with their baby sitter, Rose. They
had been using Time/Life books about the paranormal. Rose disappeared
one day when she walked Nora home. Nora was the last person to see
Rose alive, No trace of her was found.
In 2006 Nora
returned home when Charlotte called to tell her that bones had been
found in the woods which were identified as Rose. They unearth the
Time/Life books they had discussed years ago with Rose and attempt
to find clues to Rose's disappearance and the cause of her death.
This reveals hidden secrets with a surprising ending.
This is a very
complex story with two time sequences. There are intriguing ideas
with the Time/Life paranormal themes. It's well written with an
insight and understanding about friendship that must endure.