When 17-year-old Jamie arrives on the idyllic New England island of Little Bly to work as a summer au pair, she is stunned to learn of the horror that precedes her. Seeking the truth surrounding a young couple's tragic deaths, Jamie discovers that she herself looks shockingly like the dead... show more
When 17-year-old Jamie arrives on the idyllic New England island of Little Bly to work as a summer au pair, she is stunned to learn of the horror that precedes her. Seeking the truth surrounding a young couple's tragic deaths, Jamie discovers that she herself looks shockingly like the dead girl—and that she has a disturbing ability to sense the two ghosts. Why is Jamie's connection to the couple so intense? What really happened last summer at Little Bly? As the secrets of the house wrap tighter and tighter around her, Jamie must navigate the increasingly blurred divide between the worlds of the living and the dead. Brilliantly plotted, with startling twists, here is a thrilling page-turner from the award-winning Adele Griffin.From the Hardcover edition.
Publish date: June 12th 2012
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
This sounds like [b:Ghost Flower|11782157|Ghost Flower|Michele Jaffe|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1342493491s/11782157.jpg|16734020] but I would still like to read it.
Obtained: Through Goodreads First Reads Tighter is a book that'll give you a brain----. I think you get what I mean. From the minute we meet Jaime, I was suspicious. With all the pills she sneaks and the way she gets high; I was wondering who is this girl? Why is she telling the story? (I don't real...
A shivery and spooky ghost story. I have my doubts about the ending, but I enjoyed the ride. And finished it in practically one sitting.
I agree with another reviewer who had compared this book to The Turn of the Screw. This book started off strong, but then dropped off at the end of the book. Also, there were references in the book which I felt were inappropriate in a book targeted towards young adults, particularly those less than ...
3.5 snickerdoodles.Cover Love:Yes, this is a cool cover. IT fits the tone of the book too.Why I Wanted to Read This: I read a few blogs that had this as one of their best of 2011. It made me want to read it! I Kept Reading Because: I was as caught up in the mystery as Jamie was.Romance?: The star...