These Things Hidden
When teenager Allison Glenn is sent to prison for a heinous crime, she leaves behind her reputation as Linden Falls' golden girl forever. Her parents deny the existence of their once-perfect child. Her former friends exult her downfall. Her sister, Brynn, faces whispered rumors every day in the... show more
When teenager Allison Glenn is sent to prison for a heinous crime, she leaves behind her reputation as Linden Falls' golden girl forever. Her parents deny the existence of their once-perfect child. Her former friends exult her downfall. Her sister, Brynn, faces whispered rumors every day in the hallways of their small Iowa high school. It's Brynn—shy, quiet Brynn—who carries the burden of what really happened that night. All she wants is to forget Allison and the past that haunts her.But then Allison is released to a halfway house, and is more determined than ever to speak with her estranged sister.Now their legacy of secrets is focused on one little boy. And if the truth is revealed, the consequences will be unimaginable for the adoptive mother who loves him, the girl who tried to protect him and the two sisters who hold the key to all that is hidden.
Publish date: January 18th 2011
Pages no: 337
Edition language: English
I hated this book. If I could just abandon a book after I've read a little bit of it this would be one of those books. This story was unrealistic and it was predictable. The characters were one dimensional. I felt like I was reading a book and not there secretly watching the people going about the...
Wow, a very good book. I was a bit thrown off by so many points of view there are four. However they all come together in the end. At one point towards the end of the book I had to set it down and walk away I was so worried about what was to happen. That is the mark of wonderful writing. I was ...
This book is simply terrible. The characters are flat, the plot/premise is like a Lifetime movie in the worst possible way and the story is rather far-fetched. The premise of the book is that our main character became pregnant, with TWINS, and does not know about it until she is 7 months pregnant. S...
I love how the author developed the story slowly. Letting the reader form a relationship with each character. The writing style of this author offers the reader a way to ask questions and have those questions answered.
Everyone has secrets. This book is full of them. The story centers around the events of one stormy July night 5 years prior....Allison is an over-achiever. She is perfect, or so everyone believes. But noone is really perfect are they? This appears to be proven when Allison secretly gives birth to a ...