Orianna and Violet are ballet dancers and best friends, but when the ballerinas who have been harassing Violet are murdered, Orianna is accused of the crime and sent to a juvenile detention center where she meets Amber and they experience supernatural events linking the girls together.
Age Range: From 14 to 17
Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, March 2015
Product Dimensions: 8.4 L × 5.6 W × 1.3 H
Publisher Marketing: Ori s dead because of what happened out behind the theater, in the tunnel made out of trees. She s dead because she got sent to that place upstate, locked up with those monsters. And she got sent there because of me. On the outside, there s Violet, an eighteen-year-old dancer days away from the life of her dreams when something threatens to expose the shocking truth of her achievement.On the inside, within the walls of the Aurora Hills juvenile detention center, there s Amber, locked up for so long she can t imagine freedom.Tying their two worlds together is Orianna, who holds the key to unlocking all the girls darkest mysteries . . . What really happened on the night Orianna stepped between Violet and her tormentors? What really happened on two strange nights at Aurora Hills? Will Amber and Violet and Orianna ever get the justice they deserve in this life or in another one? In prose that sings from line to line, Nova Ren Suma tells a supernatural tale of guilt and of innocence, and of what happens when one is mistaken for the other. A suspenseful tour de force, a ghost story of the best sort, the kind that creeps into your soul and haunts you. Libba Bray, author of The Diviners and A Great and Terrible Beauty
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