Running Scared - Mac Bowers Summary
In just one year, everything has changed for sixteen-year-old Morgan Casey. After she moves from a large California city to the tiny community of Mistle, Pennsylvania, Morgan knows she should be attempting to make new friends. But instead, all she wants to do is be/come invisible. Only Morgan knows why. She is hiding the kind of secret that could end not only her life, but also the lives of anyone involved. As she reluctantly begins her first day at Mistle High School, she meets Charlie, a chatty and charismatic classmate who immediately pulls her into the comforting folds of a genuine friendship. But despite Morgan's leeriness, Charlie somehow convinces her to slowly open up to him. After she reveals her secret to him, she immediately regrets it. Unfortunately, it is too late. Desperate to escape her past, Morgan hopes that Charlie is the one who can finally help her find a way to rid herself of the evil that has traveled over two thousand miles to silence her forever. In this tale of suspense, two teenagers embroiled in a dangerous, international web of intrigue have just one goal-to make it out alive.