Author: Kate Milford
Title: The Boneshaker
Publication Info: Boston : Clarion Books, 2010.
Don’t let the Young Adult label fool you, this is a terrific eerie thriller involving bicycles, carnivals, patent medicines, automatons and the Devil. Set in a mysterious Southern town near the crossroads, the narrative follows young Natalie Minks as she tries to deal with a nefarious patent medicine troupe who are bewitching the townspeople. Built on legendary elements, this book is totally original and a compelling read.