Thanks to Hachette Book Group for giving me 3 of these books for giveaway!
Giveaway is now closed – thank you 🙂
rom the acclaimed author of A FIELD OF DARKNESS comes another compelling novel featuring the acerbic and memorable voice of ex-debutante Madeline Dare. Madeline Dare has finally escaped rust-belt Syracuse, New York, for the lush Berkshire Mountains in Massachusetts. After her husband’s job offer falls through, Maddie signs on as a teacher at the Santangelo Academy, a boarding school for disturbed teenagers. Behind the academy’s ornate gates, she discovers a disturbing realm where students and teachers alike must submit to the founder’s bizarre therapeutic regimen.
From day one, Maddie feels uneasy about smooth-talking Dr. Santangelo but when she questions his methods, she’s appalled to find that her fellow teachers would rather turn on each other than stand up for themselves, much less protect the students in their care. A chilling event confirms Maddie’s worst suspicions, then hints at an even darker secret history, one that twines through the academy’s very heart.
Cut off from the outside world, Maddie must join forces with a small band of the school’s most violently rebellious students-kids whose troubled grip on reality may well prove to be her only chance of salvation.
Kirkus Reviews states: “Caustic, gripping and distinctive—intelligent entertainment…”
Library Journal says: “Read’s novel is fast-paced; once the action starts, don’t even think about putting it down…”
And Booklist gives it a starred review, stating: “Read has rendered another swiftly plotted mystery peppered with wonderful one-liners…”
Here is how you can have a chance to win a copy of this book:
Lets’s have some fun with this one… a character is placed into a book that is basically… you. What is your fictional character name? (*You must answer the question in a comment below to be entered in this giveaway)
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Giveaway is open to US and Canada. This giveaway will end February 16