Ben: Having just graduated from high school, Ben is set to leave Gypsum, Nevada. It's good timing since the gypsum mine that is the lifeblood of the area is closing, shutting the whole town down with it. Ben is lucky: he's headed to San Diego, where he's got a track scholarship at the University of California. But his best friends, Pete and Hog Boy, don't have college to look forward to, so to make them happy, Ben goes with them to check out the hot chick parked on the side of Highway 447.
She and her Gypsy family earn money by telling fortunes. Some customers
choose Tarot cards; others have their palms read. The thousands of
people attending the nearby Burning Man festival spend lots of
cash--especially as Lala gives uncanny readings. But lately Lala's been
questioning whether there might be more to life than her upcoming
arranged marriage. And the day she reads Ben's cards is the day that
everything changes for her. . . and for him.
Bethany Griffin continues the journey of Araby Worth in Dance of the Red Death—the sequel to her teen novel Masque of the Red Death.
In Dance of the Red Death,
Araby’s world is in shambles—betrayal, death, disease, and evil forces
surround her. She has no one to trust. But she finds herself and
discovers that she will fight for the people she loves, and for her
Her revenge will take place at the menacing masked ball,
though it could destroy her and everyone she loves…or it could turn her
into a hero.
With a nod to Edgar Allan Poe, Bethany Griffin
concludes her tragic and mysterious Red Death series with a heroine that
young adult readers will never forget.