By V. C. Andrews
Laura Logan goals of an excellent Cape Cod day whilst all of the darkish secrets and techniques are swept away....
For Laura Logan, lifestyles on Cape Cod has been approximately excellent, choked with magical days spent having fun with the ocean together with her cherished dual brother, Cary. yet then, just like the creeping of the tides, the vicious rumors in school commence -- merciless voices announcing unspeakable issues in regards to the Logans. Laura attempts to disregard them, yet now not until eventually good-looking, light Robert Royce strikes to their city does she think actually carefree and chuffed again.
While Robert's smile drives the shadows from Laura's center, she nonetheless concerns approximately Cary, whose gloomy moods waft in just like the coastal fog. after which Grandma Olivia concerns a chilling probability, forbidding Laura to work out Robert ever back. by myself to undergo due to darkish secrets and techniques not anyone will clarify, Laura obeys...until the miracle of a wonderful summer time leads her again into Robert's palms. yet darkish thunderclouds were accumulating at the horizon, and after they without warning burst with tragedy, they howl a reputation from the Logans' shameful earlier that plunges Laura right into a silent, negative discomfort. Now Laura can in simple terms dream of the nice and cozy, sun-filled existence she so desperately desires....
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Music in the Night (Logan Family, Book 4) by V. C. Andrews