Published By: HarperCollins
Date of Publication: 11/05/21
Dimensions in mm: 149 x 217 x 35
A delightfully offbeat mystery that is also about the mystery of becoming yourself. Rebecca Stead,New York Timesbestselling author
In this witty and whimsical story by award-winning author Margo Rabb, a sixteen-year-old girl is suspended from boarding school and sent to New York City, where she must take care of an unconventional woman entangled in a mystery.
Lucy Clark has had it. After being bullied one too many times, Lucy retaliates. But when the fallout is far worse than she meant it to be, she gets sent to Manhattan to serve as a full-time companion to the eccentric Edith Fox.
Edith is glamorous and mysteriousnothing like Lucy expected. Though Ediths world of hidden gardens and afternoon teas is beguiling, theres one other thing about her that makes her unlike anyone Lucy has ever met...she thinks someone is trying to kill her.
And its up to Lucy to find out who it is.
* A Bank Street Best Book of the Year *
A full-on delight: funny, gripping, warm-hearted, and beautifullywrittenit made me cheer. Read it! Madeline Miller, award-winning author ofCirce
"There's magic in this novel's quirky, sweet world. I want to live in its gardens and cheer Lucy on while she finds her hearts loves!" Kristin Cashore,New York Timesbestselling author ofGraceling
"Tender and fierce, witty and wise, this is a tale of the route we take when we grow up and into the love we deserve." Judy Blundell, National Book Award-winning author ofWhat I Saw and How I Lied