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  • 0 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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2 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library Y BAR (Text) 33500013299516 New Checked out 01/30/2021
Moorhead Public Library Y BAR (Text) 33500013299524 New Checked out 01/29/2021
Warroad Public Library ya BAR (Text) 35500006425134 New Checked out 02/02/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781368052405
  • ISBN: 1368052401
  • Physical Description: 376 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Los Angeles : Freeform Books, 2020.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
When a Connecticut teenager inherits vast wealth and an eccentric estate from the richest man in Texas, she must also live with his surviving family and solve a series of puzzles to discover how she earned her inheritance.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 14-18. Freeform Books.
Grades 10-12. Freeform Books.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 October #2
    Avery Grambs is used to maximizing her options. Her mom's dead and her dad's out of the picture, but she and her optimistic-despite-everything half sister scrape by. When Avery is summoned to the reading of Texas billionaire Tobias Hawthorne's will, she's utterly perplexed; she never even met the man. She's even more bewildered to learn that he left almost his entire estate not to his daughters or grandsons but to her, with one condition: Avery must move into Hawthorne House, a giant mansion filled with puzzles, secret passages, and Tobias' deeply irked actual family, for a year. As she delves into the mysteries of the house, Avery also becomes caught up with the four Hawthorne brothers, all raised on secrets, each with his own deeply held motivation. The seemingly indefatigable Barnes (Deadly Little Scandals, 2019) digs into the teen psyche in this well-characterized mystery that's packed to the brim with twists and tricks. Hand immediately to teen fans of Knives Out or readers who love Maureen Johnson's Truly Devious series. Grades 9-12. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Jennifer Lynn Barnes is the New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty acclaimed young adult novels, including Little White Lies, Deadly Little Scandals, The Lovely and the Lost, and The Naturals series: The Naturals, Killer Instinct, All In, Bad Blood, and the e-novella, Twelve. Jen is also a Fulbright Scholar with advanced degrees in psychology, psychiatry, and cognitive science. She received her Ph.D. from Yale University in 2012 and is currently a professor of psychology and professional writing at the University of Oklahoma. You can find her online at or follow her on Twitter @jenlynnbarnes.

Subject: Teenage girls > Fiction.
Inheritance and succession > Fiction.
Wealth > Fiction.
Rich people > Fiction.
Puzzles > Fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Teenage girls > Fiction.
Inheritance and succession > Fiction.
Wealth > Fiction.
Puzzles > Fiction.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Action & Adventure / General.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Family / General.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Mysteries & Detective Stories.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance / General.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / General.
Young adult fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Adventure fiction.
Detective and mystery stories.
Mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.

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