When Crayen was born it shook the whole world and the underworld. I recommend this book to anyone and everyone. At the end of the story he changes though.
Jenna's grief surfaces in anxiety attacks, usually occurring when she is around her boyfriend, the last person she spoke to before her father's death. The Briarwood police department desperately looks for the killer while Michael hides it from everyone except for a few of his friends, making them accessories.
Caught in the eye of the storm are year-old Jenna Ward, whose father is struck by a stray bullet, and Michael MacKenzie, the year-old who unknowingly fires the fatal shot.
Michael is racked with guilt, but admitting his involvement in the accident is as difficult as ""swallowing stones. Swallowing Stones was a magnificent novel.
His mother, Persephone, queen of the underworld, ate the grapefruit seed and after a shimmer of Cesium fell into a deep sleep for six days. The alternating points of view of Jenna and Michael reflect their psychological turmoil. While the novel's sequence of events is rather farfetched, the characters' reactions are real.
At a crucial moment, Amy forces Michael and Jenna to face the facts that they have tried to avoid. After six days of being an infant, Crayen turned into a preteen.