Wylie’s anxiety has consumed her life; after her mother’s death she quit school and hasn’t left the house in three weeks. Yet when her former best friend, Cassie, sends Wylie a text asking for her help Wylie can’t say no. When Cassie’s boyfriend, Jasper, shows up saying Cassie sent him to help Wylie she is forced to team up with someone she doesn’t care for. As Wylie and Jasper follow Cassie’s cryptic clues and end up deeper and deeper in the rural woods of Maine, Wylie begins to fear for the worse. A sensational twisty novel filled with lies, cults, fear, and the study of emotional intelligence. McCreight will reel you in slowland keep you hooked for a frantic ride.