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The Roanoke Girls


Roanoke Girls
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The Roanoke Girls           

Amy Engel

ISBN 9781473648395

Poised and haunting, [with] a compelling twist which will remain with you. L.S. Hilton, author of Maestra

A shocking and taboo-breaking new thriller about one family's twisted legacy... Lane Roanoke is fifteen when she comes to live with her maternal grandparents and fireball cousin, Allegra, at the Roanoke family's rural estate following the suicide of her mother. Over one long, hot summer, Lane experiences the benefits of being one of the rich and beautiful Roanoke girls.

But what she doesn't know is being a Roanoke girl carries a terrible legacy: either the girls run, or they die. For there is darkness at the heart of Roanoke, and when Lane discovers its insidious pull, she must make her choice...

The Author

amy engelAmy Engel is the author of the YA novels The Book Of Ivy and The Revolution Of Ivy. She lives in Missouri with her family. The Roanoke Girls is her first novel for adults.





Reviews, News & Interviews:

A debt to Daphne du Maurier is evident throughout this remarkably assured adult debut — The Sunday Times

Fans of The Girls will love this sweat-soaked, sultry, small town tale full of shadows and lurking dread. Red Online

Dark and intense... with a compelling twist which will remain with you long after the book's last sentence L.S. Hilton, author of Maestra