Anna Dressed In BloodPaperback - 2012
Cas Lowood has inherited an unusual vocation: He kills the dead.
So did his father before him, until he was gruesomely murdered by a ghost he sought to kill. Now, armed with his father's mysterious and deadly athame, Cas travels the country with his kitchen-witch mother and their spirit-sniffing cat. They follow legends and local lore, destroy the murderous dead, and keep pesky things like the future and friends at bay.
Searching for a ghost the locals call Anna Dressed in Blood, Cas expects the usual: track, hunt, kill. What he finds instead is a girl entangled in curses and rage, a ghost like he's never faced before. She still wears the dress she wore on the day of her brutal murder in 1958: once white, now stained red and dripping with blood. Since her death, Anna has killed any and every person who has dared to step into the deserted Victorian she used to call home.
Yet she spares Cas's life.
From Library Staff
Cas is following in his father's footsteps: He is a ghost hunter. Cas hunts them down and kills them before they can do harm. Until now. Anna Dressed in Blood has killed everyone entering the house she was killed in long ago. She has not killed Cas. Yet. First of a series.
CRRL_ElizabethFitzgerald Feb 08, 2016
Cas kills the dead. It's kind of a family business. In fact, he and his mom travel around keeping the legends and local lore down and people safe. But now they have to hunt a ghost the locals call Anna Dressed in Blood and, Cas is expecting it to be the same old, same old. But when Cas proves to... Read More »
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“I’ve seen most of what
there is to be afraid of in this world, and to tell you the truth,
the worst of them are the ones that make you afraid in the
light. The things that your eyes see plainly and can’t forget
are worse than huddled black figures left to the imagination.
Imagination has a poor memory; it slinks away and goes
blurry. Eyes remember for much longer.”
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