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The Broken Girls

The Broken Girls The clever and wonderfully chilling Fiona Barton suspense novel from the award winning author of The Haunting of Maddy Clare now in trade paperback Vermont There s a place for the girls

  • Title: The Broken Girls
  • Author: Simone St. James
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 451
  • Format: Paperback
  • The clever and wonderfully chilling Fiona Barton suspense novel from the award winning author of The Haunting of Maddy Clare, now in trade paperback Vermont, 1950 There s a place for the girls whom no one wants the troublemakers, the illegitimate, the too smart for their own good It s called Idlewild Hall, and local legend says the boarding school is haunted Four r The clever and wonderfully chilling Fiona Barton suspense novel from the award winning author of The Haunting of Maddy Clare, now in trade paperback Vermont, 1950 There s a place for the girls whom no one wants the troublemakers, the illegitimate, the too smart for their own good It s called Idlewild Hall, and local legend says the boarding school is haunted Four roommates bond over their whispered fears, their budding friendship blossoming until one of them mysteriously disappears.Vermont, 2014 Twenty years ago, journalist Fiona Sheridan s elder sister s body was found in the overgrown fields near the ruins of Idlewild Hall And although her sister s boyfriend was tried and convicted of the murder, Fiona can t stop revisiting the events, unable to shake the feeling that something was never right about the case.When Fiona discovers that Idlewild Hall is being restored by an anonymous benefactor, she decides to write a story about it But a shocking discovery during renovations links the loss of her sister to secrets that were meant to stay hidden in the past and a voice that won t be silenced Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Paperback, 352 pages Published November 20th 2018 by Berkley Books first published March 20th 2018 More Details Original Title T

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    1. Simone St. James

      Simone St James is the award winning author of The Broken Girls and The Haunting of Maddy Clare, which won two RITA awards from Romance Writers of America and an Arthur Ellis Award from Crime Writers of Canada She wrote her first ghost story, about a haunted library, when she was in high school, and spent twenty years behind the scenes in the television business before leaving to write full time Simone St James is the award winning author of The Broken Girls and The Haunting of Maddy Clare, which won two RITA awards from Romance Writers of America and an Arthur Ellis Award from Crime Writers of Canada She wrote her first ghost story, about a haunted library, when she was in high school, and spent twenty years behind the scenes in the television business before leaving to write full time She lives outside Toronto, Canada with her husband and a spoiled cat

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    1. My reviews can also be seen at Stars Mary Hand, Mary Hand, dead and buried under land Faster, faster Don t let her catch you She ll say she wants to be your friend Do not let her in again I m not usually one for paranormal ghost stories, but when I read the description for The Broken Girls I was really intrigued I m thrilled to say that this was even better than I expected.Barrons, Vermont November 1950 A young girl has just gotte


    2. 5 SHINY STARS, I would give a lot if I Could Mary Hand Mary Hand, Dead and buried underland She ll say she wants to be your friend Do not let her in again The setting is in Vermont There are rumors that the boarding school Idlewild Hall is haunted This is a place where girls go who are troublemakers, illegitimate and too smart for their own good Their parents rarely visit them Four roommates are friends and they bond very well until one of them disappears.Fiona Sheridan is a journal 5 SHINY STAR [...]


    3. LOVED Hauntingly suspenseful read about a former boarding school for troubled girls There s something sinister at work in Barrons, Vermont at the abandoned Idlewild Hall Ghosts have been seen, bodies have been found, and secrets have been long buried When a journalist begins digging into the dark, dismal history of Idlewild, she exposes a web of corruption and hidden crimes.In the 1950 s four girls were roommates and the best of friends at Idlewild Hall, a boarding school for troubled gir LOVED [...]


    4. The Broken Girls by Simone St James is a 2018 Berkley publication Now THIS is my kind of book Set in Vermont, alternating between 1950 and 2014, this well rounded thriller, centers around a girl s only school named Idlewood Hall During the fifties, this school was where troubled girls were sent, and where a group of girls forge an unlikely and formidable friendship which would cause a rippling effect for decades to come Over the years, the abandoned school was nothing than an eyesore The Broken [...]


    5. 4 Haunting Stars for The Broken Girls The Broken Girls is part paranormal story, part mystery and I enjoyed how Simone St James blended the two together I was actually surprised by how much I enjoyed the ghost aspect of the story The story unfolds via two separate storylines, set decades apart At the center of each storyline stands Idlewild, a home for troubled girls In 1950, a girl gets off a bus and goes missing The only people who are convinced something is wrong are her roomm [...]


    6. 3.5 A dark, haunting novel that includes a whopper of a ghost story When I first sought out this book I had no idea the plotline involved a supernatural element Had I known, I probably would have just passed on it And boy, what a shame that would ve been In fact, the supernatural slant ended up being my favorite part of the book So even if ghosts tend to scare, like they do for me don t run It blends perfectly into the story.The book is split into two timelines Past and present Intere 3.5 A dark [...]


    7. Idlewild was the boarding school of last resort, where parents stashed their embarrassments, their failures, and their recalcitrant girls Hidden in the backwoods of Vermont, it had only 120 students illegitimate daughters, first wives daughters, servants daughters, immigrant girls, girls who misbehaved The Broken Girls proved to be a breezy and exciting read in all of the best ways The hooks were there, pulling me further and further into the story until I became one with it Unti [...]


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