When Alice accepts a job helping to stage a Punch-and-Judy show at the library, all she wants is a break from the tensions at home. But mysterious, frightening events take place as the show draws nearer. Only Alice's aunt Emily suspects that the truth lies buried in the past. Will she and Alice be able to discover the dreadful secret of the puppet show in time to save themselves?
In this chilling novel, Michael Bedard explores the nature of evil - and of hope.