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Kip and Shelly Davies are twins who have lives their whole lifes across the street from Lockly Arms, a victorian mansion that has been converted into an inn. As children, they trepass there for the purpose of spying, and Kip sees something that sends him into a shocked coma-like state. As teenagers, the twins get jobs at the inn, and their suspicians are aroused once again. Eventually Kip and Shelly discover that the inn is home to a witches coven, an apparently loving community. But eventually it becomes clear that something is wrong and that the witches are bad. A murderer comes to the idyllic town of Green Hollow, and numerous dead owls turn up outside the hotel. The twins discover the sinister secrets that the coven has kept for centuries, and in doing so, make themselves vulnerable to evil forces.   
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 20%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 20% Tone of book    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy story on current Earth Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Horror story?    -   Yes Horror plotlets    -   the witch chased me on her broomstick!


Earth setting:    -   20th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing    -   actual description of sex How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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