This is an extreamly hard review to write. This book is a page turner. It's very well written. However, it covers topics that are not suitable to everyone. If you are sensitive to rape, molestation, incest, or child abuse, this might not be the book for you. I put this book in my book club without having read it first, and it was almost a disastrous event. We didn't know those topics would be covered. Not knowing this can blindside and hurt people. I had nightmares for about three days. I would have been better prepared if I had known these topics were included in the book, and could have braced myself. I was able to warn my book club before it hurt some of my other members in that same way. That is the reason I am posting this information in this review. I have never had to do this before.
Past that, it's a moving read, though it is a very sad one. This book is paranormal. It has exceedingly strong imagery, and some Scripture. I didn't like the ending, because it was sad. I found it very depressing to me, even though part of the ending was very realistic. Parts of this book were totally illogical, tragic, and frankly, criminal. However, these things can and do happen in real life. It does class as a realistic horror story.