Synopses & Reviews
< center=""> < p=""> Bixby, Oklahoma, is full of secrets.< br=""> some come out at midnight.< br=""> some should stay hidden. <> < enter=""> < p=""> As the Midnighters search for the truth about the secret hour, they uncover terrifying mysteries woven into the very fabric of Bixby& #146; s history, and a conspiracy that touches the world of daylight. <> < p=""> This time Jessica Day is not the only Midnighter in mortal danger, and if the group can& #146; t find a way to come together, they could lose one of their own . . . forever. <>
"[A] suspenseful sequel....Despite a too-sudden conclusion, this powerful page-turner is compelling as it pits heroes against unspeakable evil both human and supernatural." Kirkus Reviews
"Far scarier and much more convincing than The Secret Hour, Touching Darkness combines science, horror, and history in a well-crafted tale." School Library Journal
"[An] excellent sequel....[T]eens who like fantasy, magic, horror, adventure, or anycombination will be drawn to realistic characters in a complex and changing world in which only they know what is really happening." VOYA
Bixby, Oklahoma, is full of secrets.
Some come out at midnight.
Some should stay hidden.
As the Midnighters search for the truth about the secret hour, they uncover terrifying mysteries woven into the very fabric of Bixby's history, and a conspiracy that touches the world of daylight.
This time Jessica Day is not the only Midnighter in mortal danger, and if the group can't find a way to come together, they could lose one of their own...forever.
As they continue to battle evil creatures living in an hour hidden at midnight, Jessica and her new friends learn about Bixby, Oklahoma's shadowy past and uncover a deadly conspiracy that reaches beyond the secret hour.
About the Author
Scott Westerfeld has written many acclaimed novels for adults and teens, including So Yesterday, Peeps, and the Midnighters and Uglies series. His books have been named New York Times Notable Books of the Year, and have won the Aurealis Award, the Victorian Premier's Award, and the Philip K. Dick Special Citation. Scott lives in New York City and Sydney, Australia.