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  • ISBN: 9781534449756
  • ISBN: 1534449744
  • ISBN: 9781534449749
  • ISBN: 1534449736
  • ISBN: 9781534449732
  • Physical Description: 403 pages : map ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, [2022]

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Summary, etc.: Six years ago Calliope Bolan's mother drove the family van into a lake with her three daughters inside. The girls escaped; their mother drowned. The truth behind the "accident" remains a mystery. Transferred to Tipton Academy, the elite boarding school her mother once attended, Calliope is invited to join Haunt and Rail, an exclusive secret society that looms over campus like a legend. She enters the world of the "ghosts," a society fighting for social justice. But some of the Haunt and Rail members define justice differently than others. As Calliope uncovers a possible link between Haunt and Rail and her mother's crash, the society's tactics escalate. - adapted from jacket
Target Audience Note:
Ages 14 and up. Margaret K. McElderry Books.
Grades 10-12. Margaret K. McElderry Books.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2022 March #2
    The Bolan girls—Calliope, Lorelai, and Serafina—are known in their small town because of a tragic accident: they survived a car crash, and their mother did not. Six years later, Calliope, feeling suffocated by the attention, jumps at the opportunity to attend prestigious Tipton Academy. While trying to solve the mystery of why her mother crashed their van, she's drawn into the Haunt and Rail, a secret society focused on social justice, though she may regret the association more than she realizes. Her mother was also involved in the Haunt and Rail, which offers only more questions about her initiation. When the society's actions cause trouble with a faculty member, Calliope's past and future collide in a terrifying way. Frick (I Killed Zoe Spanos, 2020) has penned another smart thriller peppered with excellent turns of phrase—here the sisters are "part survival story, part fable, part cautionary tale." This joins the growing ranks of dark academia books, which should increase its demand. Recommended for all libraries. Grades 9-12. Copyright 2022 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Kit Frick is a MacDowell Fellow and International Thriller Writers Award finalist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She studied creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College and received her MFA from Syracuse University. The author of the poetry collection A Small Rising Up in the Lungs and the young adult thrillers Before We Were Sorry (originally published as See All the Stars), All Eyes on UsI Killed Zoe Spanos, and Very Bad People, Kit loves a good mystery but has only ever killed her characters. Honest. Visit Kit online at and on Twitter and Instagram @KitFrick.

Subject: Secrecy Fiction
Secret societies Juvenile fiction
Justice Juvenile fiction
Death Juvenile fiction
Boarding schools Juvenile fiction
Schools Juvenile fiction
Mothers Death Fiction
Secret societies Fiction
Secrets Fiction
Justice Fiction
Death Fiction
Boarding schools Fiction
Schools Fiction
Secret societies
Boarding schools
Genre: Young adult fiction.
School fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Fictional Work
Young adult fiction.
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