Just the thing to settle down with in front of the fire on a winter's day! Very atmospheric - you can feel the cold coming off the icy lake, scene of several mysterious happenings in the past which seem about to repeat themselves. A good mystery which keeps you guessing right up to the end.
I listened again for the voices of the skaters, but heard instead a low moan. ... The sound seemed to be coming from everywhere at once, but mostly from beneath me. From under the ice. I thought of the stories the senior girls told at the bonfires. That the faces of the Crevecoeur sisters had been seen peering up from beneath the lake ice.