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Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre gets a Gossip Girl twist: a retelling set in the world of San Francisco's most fabulous elite who will do anything to stay on top. After losing her parents in a tragic accident, surfer girl Janie Mason is forced to trade the sunny beaches of Hawaii for the cold fog of San Francisco. She s never even met her new guardians, the Rochesters an old money family who relish being pillars of high society. Janie feels hopelessly out of place in their world of Napa weekends, fancy prep schools, and cotillions. Nicholas is the only Rochester who treats her with anything resembling kindness but he s only six. When she strikes up a friendship with Daniel, a fellow surfer, it feels like things might finally be improving. But something isn t right in the Rochester mansion. There are noises screams coming from the attic nearly every night. Noises everyone else claims they can t hear. Then John, the black sheep of the family, returns after getting kicked out of yet another boarding school. Soon Janie finds herself torn between this new brother and Daniel, who has secrets of his own. Just when she thinks her life can t get any worse, she learns the truth about the Rochesters: what they re hiding, what they want from Janie, and how far they ll go to get it. "

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Michelle Gagnon

Michelle Gagnon is a former modern dancer, bartender, dog walker, model, personal trainer, and Russian supper club performer. Her bestselling thrillers have been published in North America, France, Spain, Argentina, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and Australia. BONEYARD was a finalist for a 2009 Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense. The first book in her Young Adult PERSEFONE trilogy, DON'T TURN AROUND received four starred reviews and was an IndieNext and Junior Library Guild selection. Nominated for a Thriller Award, it was also chosen as one of the best YA novels of 2012 by Kirkus, the American Library Association, and the Junior Library Guild.
Michelle splits her time between San Francisco and Los Angeles.

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