Arcadia Falls

Arcadia Falls

Downloadable Audiobook - 2010
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In debt after her husband's unexpected death, Meg Rosenthal secures a job as a teacher at an upstate New York boarding school. Leaving suburban Long Island, Meg and her teenage daughter, Sally, embark on a new life in Arcadia Falls, a beautiful but isolated small town and the inspiration for a number of magically eerie fairy tales. With a hurtful rift growing between her and her daughter, Meg is hopeful that the change of scene will provide them with a fresh start. But it soon becomes clear to Meg that this isolated community hides deeply rooted and deadly secrets. And after a mysterious death, Arcadia Falls begins to reveal a disturbing dark side
Publisher: Made available through hoopla, 2010
[United States] : Blackstone Audio, Incorporated : 2010
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780792770664
0792770668
Branch Call Number: Audio Download--Adult
Characteristics: data file
digital,Digital recording
1 online resource (1 audio file (12hr., 30 min.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Taylor, Jen
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Sararush
Jun 23, 2010

After her hubsand's death, Meg Ronsenthal has to radically change her lifestyle, and is forced to sell her home and accept a teaching position at a private arts school in the atmospheric Arcadia Falls. Making the best of a bad situation Rosenthal is hoping this change will prove cathartic in soothing the grief felt by her and her teenage daughter. Only almost immediately a student dies, and Meg slowly begins to uncover the secrets of the school's past. Secrets that have life threatening consequences in the modern day.

Goodman delivers a story that is fully engrossing bringing the setting alive with illustrative phrases, and keeping a suspenseful pace while telling stories with stories that make up a wonderfully layered mystery. She keeps her readers guessing and her surprises are shocking right up until the final pages. Goodman also breaks up the intrigue with a bit of sexiness involving the town sheriff. Fans should enjoy this smart summer read. Highly Recommended.

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