Fear's Child is a novel written by Joshua Scribner. It was first published in 2012.
After teenager Maddy Crandale assaults the captain of the cheerleaders, her parents move her to the country, where there’s no trouble for Maddy to find. But trouble finds Maddy. Animals stalk her. She dreams that she’s someone else. Odd fears arise. With both parents caught up in their own weirdness, can this problem child defeat a strange menace alone, or will it take what it came for?