This is the third and final volume of Kelley Armstrong's Darkest Powers YA trilogy, which concludes the story of Chloe Saunders, high school student and aspiring film-maker, who suddenly finds herself thrown into a world where ghosts appear to her. She is told she has mental problems and put in a group home, only to discover that she, along with the other teen residents, are the result of a sketchy medical experiment. This one opens as the kids are on the run, trying to discover a way to find safety and shut down the experiments if they can. I wish I had waited to read all three books in this trilogy at the same time, because each one reads like a section of the story, rather than a single plot within an overarching plot line. So it felt a bit stretched out to me. It isn't strong on character development, but Chloe is a likable girl who is strong and resourceful, and the series is a popular one with teens at my library. Fans of the Vampire Academy books and the Blue Bloods series seem to enjoy this one, and I think it would appeal to fans of the Maximum Ride series, too.
The Reckoning (#3 in the Darkest Powers Trilogy by Kelley Armstrong (Harper, 2010)