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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
FSG Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9781429947879208 Pages, Ages 12-18
This spellbinding haunted-house story takes place within the confines of a grand London mansion, a place where shadowy characters are always coming and going, almost like ghosts. But when twelve-year-old Nettie's beloved tutor disappears, the cloistered yet savvy girl must pull her head out of the sand and find out why. In her search, she makes a friend and turns detective, coming apart yet coming alive as she discovers deeply disturbing things about her father and how he funds her family's extravagant lifestyle – through human trafficking.
The award-winning author's new novel is a rich and riveting story about the dangers of turning a blind eye to unsightly events and unsavory possibilities.
MEMORIES AND SECRETS
A figure came out of the darkness. He stood in the hall; motionless; breathless still; silent as space. A dim light caught his shadow and it began to expand and grow, blotting out the light, as if Satan himself had spread...