- 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Moorhead Public Library||Y MCG (Text)||33500012166831||Main||Available||-|
|Thief River Falls Public Library||ya MCG (Text)||35500005701782||Main||Available||-|
- ISBN: 0062320866 (hardcover)
- ISBN: 9780062320865 (hardcover)
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2015.
|Summary, etc.:||Near the turn of the nineteenth century, Dr. Thornhollow helps teenaged Grace Mae escape from the Boston asylum where she was sent after becoming pregnant by rape, and takes her to Ohio where they put her intelligence and remarkable memory to use in trying to catch murderers.|
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2015 October #2
Dumped in an insane asylum by the father who raped and impregnated her, Grace sees no way out until she meets Dr. Thornhollow. But instead of the gift of oblivion that he gives so many other patients, he offers to secret her out of the asylum in exchange for using her observational skills to help him catch murderers. Grace's new life is better, but a serial killer and the reappearance of Grace's father force her to grapple with the question of who is really mad and who is simply trapped by circumstance. Readers hoping for high tension may be slightly disappointed, but those interested in thinking about characters' feelings and motivations will find much here to digest. Though told from Grace's perspective, the story gives insight into many characters, leaving none of them wholly good or wholly evil. While some of the time shifts are rather abrupt and a few plot twists could use fleshing out, overall, this frank historical thriller features flawed, yet sympathetic, characters and a unique setting. Copyright 2014 Booklist Reviews.
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