Raven in a Dove House

Raven in a Dove House

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"This is family helping family . . . CÂmon, Nell, be good to your own flesh and blood."

ItÂs summer vacation, and twelve-year-old Nell has gone upstate to spend a month with Aunt Ursa and cousin Foley. Daddy thinks this annual visit is good for NellÂgets her out of the city and gets some of Aunt UrsaÂs home cooking in her belly. Nell thinks her dad just wants some time alone with his girlfriend. But visiting Aunt Ursa and Foley also means seeing FoleyÂs best friend, Slade. And that puts a smile on NellÂs face, even when she tries to stay cool.

Nell is enjoying the lazy days of summer, especially FoleyÂs antics and SladeÂs flirty talk . . . until the boys surprise her with a frightening request. They want her to hide FoleyÂs Raven .25Âa pistol her cousin got through a gun-running schemeÂin her old dollhouse. Nell doesnÂt know what to do. Suddenly, she doesnÂt trust anyone, even herself. But when tragedy strikes, she knows she canÂt handle it on her own.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 147.32 x 210.82 x 25.4mm | 362.87g
  • Harcourt Brace and Company
  • United States
  • English
  • 0152014616
  • 9780152014612

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