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The Broken Girls

By Simone St. James
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A journalist uncovers the dark secrets of an abandoned boarding school in this chilling suspense novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Sun Down Motel.

Vermont, 1950. There's a place for the girls whom no one wants—the troublemakers, the illegitimate, the ones too smart for their own good. It's called Idlewild Hall, and local legend says the boarding school is haunted. Four roommates bond over their whispered fears, their friendship blossoming—until one of them mysteriously disappears....

Vermont, 2014. Twenty years ago, journalist Fiona Sheridan's elder sister’s body was found in the overgrown fields near the ruins of Idlewild Hall. And although her sister’s boyfriend was tried and convicted of the murder, Fiona can’t stop revisiting the events, unable to shake the feeling that something was never right about the case.

When Fiona discovers that Idlewild Hall is being restored by an anonymous benefactor, she decides to write a story about it. But a shocking discovery during renovations links the loss of her sister to secrets that were meant to stay hidden in the past—and a voice that won’t be silenced....

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Thumbs Up“I’ve read several of this author’s books, and for the rest I was hooked from the very beginning. Took me a little longer to get into this one… and to finish it. It was a bit slower for me… but I still enjoyed it.”
“5 glowing stars The Broken Girls - I’m in awe, now I want every book to be like this one. The book made me reminiscent of the TV show Unforgotten, I felt like I watched another season. An abandoned boarding school, a missing girl from 70 years ago, a murder from 20 years ago and a journalist chasing a cold trail in the present, this book was right up my alley. There was a supernatural element to this book, the purpose of which I never understood until the last two pages, when it all came together in an outstanding conclusion.”

About Simone St. James

Simone St. James is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of The Sun Down MotelThe Broken GirlsLost Among the Living, and The Haunting of Maddy Clare. She wrote her first ghost story, about a haunted library, when she was in high school, and spent twenty years behind the scenes in the television business before leaving to write full-time.

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