By Adele Griffin
While 17-year-old Jamie arrives at the idyllic New England island of Little Bly to paintings as a summer season au pair, she is surprised to benefit of the horror that precedes her. looking the reality surrounding a tender couple's tragic deaths, Jamie discovers that she herself appears shockingly just like the useless girl—and that she has a nerve-racking skill to experience the 2 ghosts. Why is Jamie's connection to the couple so severe? What quite occurred final summer time at Little Bly? because the secrets and techniques of the home wrap tighter and tighter round her, Jamie needs to navigate the more and more blurred divide among the worlds of the dwelling and the useless. Brilliantly plotted, with startling twists, here's a exciting page-turner from the award-winning Adele Griffin.
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The twins were gone, too—they’d left right after graduation. Teddy, for college football training in Orlando, while Tess was in Croatia teaching English in a one-room schoolhouse. She sent postcards that told us the weather (broiling hot, every day) and what she was eating (beef on a stick, every day). We stuck the cards on the fridge next to pictures Teddy emailed of himself as a dot in a helmet. So maybe it was my turn to be a body in motion. Specifically, a blur on the Jersey Transit to Penn Station, then all aboard Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor bound for Providence, Rhode Island, where I’d catch another local train and then a ferry to the island of Little Bly.
6. Mental illness—Fiction. 7. ] I. Title. G881325Ti 2011 [Fic]—dc22 2010025301 Random House Children’s Books supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read. , for M. Contents Cover Title Page Copyright Dedication Epigraph Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three Chapter Four Chapter Five Chapter Six Chapter Seven Chapter Eight Chapter Nine Chapter Ten Chapter Eleven Chapter Twelve Chapter Thirteen Chapter Fourteen Chapter Fifteen Chapter Sixteen Chapter Seventeen Chapter Eighteen Chapter Nineteen Chapter Twenty Chapter Twenty-one Chapter Twenty-two Chapter Twenty-three Chapter Twenty-four Chapter Twenty-five Chapter Twenty-six Chapter Twenty-seven Acknowledgments About the Author No, no—there are depths, depths!
I’ve been alone all day, losing my mind from boredom. ” She spun out in a twirl of black hair and white dress. ” “Over thirty years ago,” I said. ” “It’s weirder to imagine my dad young,” she said, giving me a look like perhaps she’d overestimated me. “C’mon. Let’s go down. ” As she yanked me toward the walk, her shackle on my wrist was too intense for me to run more than a quick check over my shoulder, to where the kids had stood. I had seen them, hadn’t I? I knew I had. “Connie hates anyone to be late,” Isa warned as we approached the house.
Tighter by Adele Griffin