The Butterfly Sister

The Butterfly Sister

A Novel

eBook - 2013
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aThe past just arrived on Ruby's doorstep . . .To uncover the truth about a friend's disappearance, a fragile young woman must silence the ghosts of her past in this moving debut tale that intertwines mystery, madness, betrayal, love, and literature. -- , the book she believes was a harbinger of her madness. Is someone trying to send her a message--and what does it mean?The search for answers leads to Tarble. As Ruby digs into Beth's past, she has no choice but to confront her own--an odyssey that will force her to reexamine her final days at school, including the married professor who broke her heart and the ghosts of illustrious writers, dead by their own hand, who beckoned her to join their tragic circle.But will finding the truth finally set Ruby free . . . or send her over the edge of sanity?
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2013
ISBN: 9780062234650
006223465X
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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KarenW
Nov 28, 2015

When a suitcase turns up at Ruby's doorstep that is owned by a friend, she finds herself on a quest to find the missing owner and re-enter the college world that she left so abruptly the year before. However reconnection with her past is not an easy task and Ruby has to confront her part in a doomed love affair as well as damaged friendships before she finds the strength to face her own demons. This read made me think of The Girl on the Train.

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muffin0321
Feb 09, 2015

Enjoyed this book but went too fast at ending and somewhat hard to grasp. Would recommend though.

ehbooklover Mar 24, 2014

This one began as a descriptive and captivating page turner by a promising new author. Unfortunately, my enjoyment of the book was tempered somewhat by a very convoluted and far-fetched dénouement.

cgloden Dec 26, 2013

Very good book! Couldn't wait to read the end!!

dollfacecrafter Oct 22, 2013

loved this book, it was exciting and gripping, hard to put down

KS_50 Aug 12, 2013

Very good read, keeps you going all the way to the end.

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