"Later, I would think of it as crossing over. From a known territory into an unknown. From a place where people know you to a place where people only think they know you."
Sometimes Franky Pierson has a hard time dealing with life. Like when her parents separate and her mother vanishes, Franky wants to believe that her mom has simply pulled a disappearing act. Yet deep within herself, a secret part of her she calls Freaky Green Eyes knows that something is terribly wrong. And only Freaky can open Franky's eyes to the truth.
“Oates builds the mounting tension masterfully, crafting a fast-paced narrative that will haunt readers long after the final page.”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Moves along at the breathless pace”
“A suspenseful story…grippingly realistic”
“A fast-paced, first-person thriller”
“Among this year’s most compelling fiction”
“Observant family history and a developing mystery.”