The Riverman (Riverman Trilogy #1) (Paperback)

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The Riverman brings up a lot of questions: Why am I telling you this? Where do stories come from? What do they mean? When Fiona tells Alistair her deepest secret, will he belive her? And what will he do with the terrible burden it puts on him?

Magical and real at the same time, this is excellent, important, adventurous storytelling, and I think you'll love it!

— Meadow


Alistair Cleary is the kid who everyone trusts. Fiona Loomis is not the typical girl next door. Alistair hasn't really thought of her since they were little kids until she shows up at his doorstep with a proposition: she wants him to write her biography. What begins as an odd vanity project gradually turns into a frightening glimpse into the mind of a potentially troubled girl. Fiona says that in her basement, there's a portal that leads to a magical world where a creature called the Riverman is stealing the souls of children. And Fiona's soul could be next. If Fiona really believes what she's saying, Alistair fears she may be crazy. But if it's true, her life could be at risk. In this novel from Aaron Starmer, it's up to Alistair to separate fact from fiction, fantasy from reality.

About the Author

Aaron Starmer was born in northern California, raised in the suburbs of Syracuse, New York, and educated at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. His novels for young readers include Dweeb and The Only Ones, and his travel writing has appeared in numerous guidebooks. He lives with his wife in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781250056856
ISBN-10: 1250056853
Publisher: Square Fish
Publication Date: March 17th, 2015
Pages: 336
Language: English
Series: Riverman Trilogy

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