Blood can both wound and heal . . . Willa is lucky: She has a loving blended family that gets along. Not all families are so fortunate. But when a bloody crime takes place hundreds of miles away, it has an explosive effect on Willa’s peaceful life. The estranged father she hardly remembers has... show more
Blood can both wound and heal . . . Willa is lucky: She has a loving blended family that gets along. Not all families are so fortunate. But when a bloody crime takes place hundreds of miles away, it has an explosive effect on Willa’s peaceful life. The estranged father she hardly remembers has murdered his new wife and children, and is headed east toward Willa and her mother. Under police protection, Willa discovers that her mother has harbored secrets that are threatening to boil over. Has everything Willa believed about herself been a lie? But as Willa sets out to untangle the mysteries of her past, she also keeps her own secret—one that has the potential to tear apart all she holds dear.
Publish date: September 13th 2011
Publisher: Harcourt Children's Books
Pages no: 248
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Young Adult Contemporary
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Entire review on my blog http://onlectus.blogspot.com/2012/08/blood-wounds-by-susan-beth-pfeffer.htmlI’m going to start by saying that Susan Beth Pfeffer is the author of Life as we know it, which I liked; that is why I picked Blood wounds. Unfortunately, I abandoned the book due to the lack of susp...
Blood Wounds is a bone-chilling, suspenseful, keep reader's on the edges of their seat dark and thrilling read. It's rather interesting, that blood can both heal and wound at the same time, and to have Pheffer utilize that in a well developed, carefully crafted, and compelling novel is not only uniq...
Willa lives in a "happy family." Everyone gets along. Everyone loves each other. Everyone works together to keep their super busy lives in order. Willa does her part to keep everyone happy. She doesn't say anything about how she can't take private voice lessons or go on trips to other countries be...
I picked this book up because the summary intrigued me and scared me. It's an interesting idea. Having someone you don't really know completely shatter your life in a few hours? I'll read about it. It's also terrifying because things like that happen in "real life" far too often. I've seen enough La...