Menshouse takes the traditional elements of urban fantasy and fits them into small-town Appalachia. Menshouse has written an excellent debut novel whose characters and dialog rings true to life. An entertaining book for tweens & YA.
Ashland Menshouse’s children’s adventure, the Last Seer and the Tomb of Enoch, tells an intriguing tale with an enjoyable cast of characters. An intrepid team of high-school misfits ends up battling bullies, ghosts, bigfoots, and more as the picturesque peace of Lake Julian succumbs to mysterious changes and falls prey to ancient evil. A nice mix of backgrounds and ethnicities lends a pleasing sense of contemporary America to the novel, and the various problems the misfits face place … more