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Author Rees, Tracy, author.

Title Amy Snow / Tracy Rees.

Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC REES,T    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Fiction    FIC REES,T    Available
Edition First Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition.
Description 555 pages ; 22 cm
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Summary It is 1831 when eight-year-old Aurelia Vennaway finds a naked baby girl abandoned in the snow on the grounds of her aristocratic family's magnificent mansion. Her parents are horrified that she has brought a bastard foundling into the house, but Aurelia convinces them to keep the baby, whom she names Amy Snow. Amy is brought up as a second-class citizen, despised by Vennaways, but she and Aurelia are as close as sisters. When Aurelia dies at the age of twenty-three, she leaves Amy ten pounds, and the Vennaways immediately banish Amy from their home. But Aurelia left her much more. Amy soon receives a packet that contains a rich inheritance and a letter from Aurelia revealing she had kept secrets from Amy, secrets that she wants Amy to know. From the grave she sends Amy on a treasure hunt from one end of England to the other: a treasure hunt that only Amy can follow. Ultimately, a life-changing discovery awaits--if only Amy can unlock the secret. In the end, Amy escapes the Vennaways, finds true love, and learns her dearest friend's secret, a secret that she will protect for the rest of her
Subject Orphans -- Fiction.
Female friendship -- Fiction.
Secrecy -- Fiction.
Nobility -- England -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
ISBN 9781501128370 (trade pbk.)
150112837X (trade pbk.)

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