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Dark Companion - Marta Acosta
Dark Companion
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Orphaned at the age of six, Jane Williams has grown up in a series of foster homes, learning to survive in the shadows of life. Through hard work and determination, she manages to win a scholarship to the exclusive Birch Grove Academy. There, for the first time, Jane finds herself accepted by a... show more
Orphaned at the age of six, Jane Williams has grown up in a series of foster homes, learning to survive in the shadows of life. Through hard work and determination, she manages to win a scholarship to the exclusive Birch Grove Academy. There, for the first time, Jane finds herself accepted by a group of friends. She even starts tutoring the headmistress’s gorgeous son, Lucien. Things seem too good to be true. They are.The more she learns about Birch Grove’s recent past, the more Jane comes to suspect that there is something sinister going on. Why did the wife of a popular teacher kill herself? What happened to the former scholarship student, whose place Jane took? Why does Lucien’s brother, Jack, seem to dislike her so much?As Jane begins to piece together the answers to the puzzle, she must find out why she was brought to Birch Grove—and what she would risk to stay there….
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780765329646 (0765329646)
Publisher: Tor Teen
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
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Read & Breathe
Read & Breathe rated it
1.0 Dark Companion
I wanted to like this book a lot. I was so excited when I first read the summary and when I finally got it, I started reading right away. It started out good. I started tonget bored after 100 pages. I kept reading it though. I don't like dnf a book. I feel like I should finish it. This was one of th...
grapeapril75
grapeapril75 rated it
4.0 Dark Companion
Check out my other listens at Eargasms Audiobook ReviewsLoved this book!! Really great story with such depth. Jane is a great character. I loved her strength and intelligence. She is kinda dumb about boys but I give her major props for getting herself out of a bad situation. She uses her brains and...
Rashika, The Book Owl
Rashika, The Book Owl rated it
4.0 Dark Companion by Marta Acosta
*happy sigh* Its so good to read a book that leaves you with a satisfying ending. These days you will have series where the authors will end on a serious cliffhanger or if they are stand alones sometimes the endings will either be too cheesy or too open. This is the kind of ending i want. Where thin...
Books and Things
Books and Things rated it
5.0 Dark Companion
This is an imagined retelling of Jane Eyre, of sorts. In some ways many of the characters are familiar, situations the same, but quite modern and mixed with some paranormal. We have Jane, our heroine who is stuck on being plain but finds reasons to made her life better by sheer will and tenacity. Sh...
Books With Bite
Books With Bite rated it
3.0 Dark Companion
I have to say that book lately have been giving me a whole new perspective. Especially this one. What if you had a hard life, I mean a really hard one. One full of abuse, fear, and loneness. And someone offers everything to you. Education, money, a car, all for your blood. Would you take the offer?I...
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