By: Elissa C. Nysetvold
My Rating: Three out of five stars
Best for: 14 and up
Who’s up for a paranormal mystery?
I’m always on the look out for new authors who do great work and deserve to get their books out there, so I was happy to take a look at Nightwalker by Elissa Nysetvold.
Innocent settlers. Malevolent spirits. Puritanical religionist enforcers. There’s a mystery to solve, and a small group of teens might be the only ones who can see through the twisted religious interpretations to find the truth of why their communities are being haunted and their families possessed. Can they uncover the secrets and save the day before they’re captured by the zealots or lose themselves to the evil spirits?
For a debut novel, there is a lot to enjoy in Nightwalker. I was genuinely creeped out by the bad-guy ghosts AND the heartless duty-before-mercy religious Guardians. The plot was intriguing, and I was interested from early on to know how the story was going to end. And when I did finally get there, I wasn’t disappointed.
I especially appreciated the teen-friendly content in Nightwalker, and I hope Elissa Nysetvold will keep on writing and improving her art!
Best for 14 and up.