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  • Location: "Hemlock", New Jersey

Middle of the Night

Middle of the Night

Why a Booktrail?

1994: Two young boys sleep in a tent in their backyard. Only one is there in the morning

  • ISBN: 978-1399712385
  • Genre: Thriller

What you need to know before your trail

On July 15, 1994, ten-year-old Ethan and his best friend Billy fell asleep together in their quiet New Jersey cul de sac.

In the morning, Ethan woke up alone. The tent was sliced open, and Billy was gone, taken. He was never seen again.

Thirty years later, Ethan has returned to Hemlock Circle, still desperate for answers.

Who took Billy?



Travel Guide

New Jersey

Hemlock Circle is of course not real but there is a town called Hemlock nearby in New York.

This is a very claustrophobic novel. There’s a street called Hemlock Circle and one house in particular where the action takes place. The town is fictional as are the woods opposite the street. Those woods are creepy and not somewhere you would want to go even if they were real.

It’s Riley Sager’s woods after all.

BookTrail Boarding Pass: Middle of the Night

Destination/Location: New Jersey  Author: Riley Sager  Departure: 1994, 2000s

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