The Broken GirlsBook - 2018
Vermont, 1950 . There's a place for the girls whom no one wants--the troublemakers, the illegitimate, the too smart for their own good. It's called Idlewild Hall. And in the small town where it's located, there are rumors that the boarding school is haunted. Four roommates bond over their whispered fears, their budding friendship blossoming--until one of them mysteriously disappears...
Vermont, 2014 . As much as she's tried, journalist Fiona Sheridan cannot stop revisiting the events surrounding her older sister's death. Twenty years ago, her body was found lying in the overgrown fields near the ruins of Idlewild Hall. And though her sister's boyfriend was tried and convicted of murder, Fiona can't shake the suspicion that something was never right about the case.
When Fiona discovers that Idlewild Hall is being restored by an anonymous benefactor, she decides to write a story about it. But a shocking discovery during the renovations will link the loss of her sister to secrets that were meant to stay hidden in the past--and a voice that won't be silenced...
From Library Staff
JCLHebahA Jun 18, 2020
Moody, atmospheric read. File this one away to read on a chilly October evening if you want maximum experience. The intertwined plotlines between the Idlewild Hall girls in 1950 and journalist Fiona Sheridan in 2014 were intriguing and drove me quickly through the pages, but the atmosphere was wh... Read More »