Flowers in the Attic
Way upstairs there are four secrets hidden. Blond, beautiful, innocent little secrets, struggling to stay alive. The four Dollanganger children had such perfect lives-a beautiful mother, a doting father, a lovely home. Then Daddy was killed in a car accident, and Momma could no longer support the family. So she began writing letters to her parents, her millionaire parents, whom the children had never heard of before. Momma tells the children all about their rich grandparents, and how Chris and Cathy and the twins will live like princes and princesses in their grandparents' fancy mansion. The children are only too delighted by the prospect. But there are a few things that Momma hasn't told them. She hasn't told them that their grandmother considers them "devil's spawn" who should never have been born. She hasn't told them that she has to hide them from their grandfather if she wants to inherit his fortune. She hasn't told them that they are to be locked away in an abandoned wing of the house with only the dark, airless attic to play in. But, Momma promises, it's only for a few days.... Then the days stretch into months, and the months into years. Desperately isolated, terrified of their grandmother, and increasingly convinced that their mother no longer cares about them, Chris and Cathy become all things to the twins and to each other. They cling to their love as their only hope, their only strength-a love that is almost stronger than death.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - msjessicamae - LibraryThing
I was and still am very confused by this book. I mean come on, 4 kids locked in an attic...I was intrigued by what motives their captors could possibly have and what the outcome was. Seriously though ... Read full review
Great Book!User Review - Nanny J. - Borders
You will love this book from the very 1st few pages! You learn and grow with Cathy, Christopher and the Twins. (Carrie and Cory) Oh the things they must go through. This a fabulous book and you will not be disappointed with the rest of the series! Read full review