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Burying the Honeysuckle Girls - Clara Emily Carpenter
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls
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Althea Bell is still heartbroken by her mother’s tragic, premature death—and tormented by the last, frantic words she whispered into young Althea’s ear: Wait for her. For the honeysuckle girl. She’ll find you, I think, but if she doesn’t, you find her.Adrift ever since, Althea is now fresh out of... show more
Althea Bell is still heartbroken by her mother’s tragic, premature death—and tormented by the last, frantic words she whispered into young Althea’s ear: Wait for her. For the honeysuckle girl. She’ll find you, I think, but if she doesn’t, you find her.Adrift ever since, Althea is now fresh out of rehab and returning to her family home in Mobile, Alabama, determined to reconnect with her estranged, ailing father. While Althea doesn’t expect him, or her politically ambitious brother, to welcome her with open arms, she’s not prepared for the chilling revelation of a grim, long-buried family secret. Fragile and desperate, Althea escapes with an old flame to uncover the truth about her lineage. Drawn deeper into her ancestors’ lives, Althea begins to unearth their disturbing history…and the part she’s meant to play in it.Gripping and visceral, this unforgettable debut delves straight into the heart of dark family secrets and into one woman’s emotional journey to save herself from a sinister inheritance.
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781503935013 (1503935019)
ASIN: 1503935019
Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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 Leah's Bookish Obsession
Leah's Bookish Obsession rated it
2.0 Well, at least I got my Southern Gothic Square checked off by forcing myself through this.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~๏~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~BOOK BLURB~ Burying the Honeysuckle Girls Emily Carpenter ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~๏~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Althea Bell is still heartbroken by her mother’s tragic, premature death—and tormented by the last, frantic words she whispered into young Althea’s ear: Wait for her. For ...
Lagniappe Literature
Lagniappe Literature rated it
3.5 Burying the Honeysuckle Girls by Emily Carpenter
A heartbreaking, chilling tale that is completely dysfunctional but so deliciously evil and haunting. Stayed up late to get to the end of this dark mystery about family secrets and corruption that spans decades. Had me biting my nails. I never knew who to trust. Very well written and thought out plo...
It's a Mad Mad World
It's a Mad Mad World rated it
4.5 Burying the Honeysuckle Girls by Emily Carpenter
Althea Bell is still heartbroken by her mother’s tragic, premature death—and tormented by the last, frantic words she whispered into young Althea’s ear: Wait for her. For the honeysuckle girl. She’ll find you, I think, but if she doesn’t, you find her. Adrift ever since, Althea is now fresh out of ...
BuckeyeAngel
BuckeyeAngel rated it
Althea had been in rehab for almost a year to get off her addiction to pills’ Althea’s mother Trix had died when she was thirty , they said it was from an aneurysm. But now Althea was learning different. Althea came home when she got out of the half way house although it was a little earlier than h...
Lost Girls Reviews
Lost Girls Reviews rated it
5.0 Burying the Honeysuckle Girls
This book gripped me from the very first page and didn't let go until I devoured every last word. Althea's story was captivating, heartbreaking and full of mystery. She's turning 30 and knows that if she doesn't uncover the clues to her family's secrets, she will suffer a similar fate as her mother,...
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