By The Light Of The Carnival takes place in 1977 in a country field.
A farm boy goes to work there for a week as a carny, to make some money. His dad is worried.
There's a haunted glass house there, or so everybody says.
There's two young women who enter his life that week and he has to choose. Either choice will totally change his life.
There's an elephant who's pretty darn smart.
There's a sneaky cat, ha ha
The fortune teller lady has a terrible secret.
So does the bearded lady.
There's a big storm with a tornado.
The cops come a few times, usually undercover.
He learns how the games are rigged, but that's not why the cops are there.
A newspaper reporter who writes about the supernatural flips out.
It's very mysterious, exciting, and wondrously weird.
The ending will knock your socks off!
Go look at it at Amazon. Read the blurb there, I say it better in the blurb: