On the way to spend a summer with her grandmother after the sudden death of her mother, seventeen-year-old Audrey, her older brother Daniel, and their father happen upon the Hotel Ruby, a luxurious place filled with unusual guests and little chance of ever leaving.
Age Range: From 14 to 17
Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Publisher: Simon Pulse, November 2015
Product Dimensions: 8.4 L × 5.8 W × 1 H
Publisher Marketing: Publisher Marketing: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Program comes a brand-new haunting, romantic, and suspenseful story about one girl s search for healing in a grand and mysterious hotel full of secrets.
Stay tonight. Stay forever.
When Audrey Casella arrives for an unplanned stay at the grand Hotel Ruby, she s grateful for the detour. Just months after their mother s death, Audrey and her brother, Daniel, are on their way to live with their grandmother, dumped on the doorstep of a DNA-matched stranger because their father is drowning in his grief.
Audrey and her family only plan to stay the night, but life in the Ruby can be intoxicating, extending their stay as it provides endless distractions including handsome guest Elias Lange, who sends Audrey s pulse racing. However, the hotel proves to be as strange as it is beautiful. Nightly fancy affairs in the ballroom are invitation only, and Audrey seems to be the one guest who doesn t have an invite. Instead, she joins the hotel staff on the rooftop, catching whispers about the hotel s dark past.
The more Audrey learns about the new people she s met, the more her curiosity grows. She s torn in different directions the pull of her past with its overwhelming loss, the promise of a future that holds little joy, and an in-between in a place that is so much more than it seems
And the 13th chapter will only add to the mystery behind the 13th floor of Hotel Ruby...and ultimately, what it means for Audrey.
Welcome to the Ruby.
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