Blood Wounds by Susan Beth Pfeffer

By Susan Beth Pfeffer

“Willa’s frankly portrayed grief, confusion, and uncertainties could have a robust influence on readers.” –Publishers Weekly, starred assessment Sixteen-year-old Willa is lucky to have a cheerful mixed family members. yet a frantic cellphone name from Pryor, Texas, shatters the calm. Willa’s delivery father has murdered his moment spouse and daughters . . . and the police imagine he’s on his approach east to seek down Willa and her mom. As this demanding tragedy unavoidably exposes kinfolk secrets and techniques to Willa and her group, she struggles together with her personal damaging mystery

Show description

Read Online or Download Blood Wounds PDF

Best social & family issues books

Watching Jimmy

A unique of hazard, heat, and darkish humor — a few brain-damaged younger boy and the good friend who is aware a negative mystery. gazing Jimmy is an impossible-to-put-down novel choked with chance, heat, and darkish humor. With stunning candor, younger Carolyn relates the reality approximately what quite occurred to her ally, Jimmy, while his Uncle Ted selected definitely the right time to coach him a lesson he'd always remember.

I Am Rembrandt's Daughter

Along with her mom useless of the plague, and her liked brother newly married and moved away, Cornelia van Rijn unearths herself with out a buddy or confidante--save her tough father. Out of style with Amsterdam's elite, and regarded brash and unreasonable by way of his consumers, Rembrandt van Rijn, as soon as respected, is now teetering close to insanity.

Under the Jolly Roger: Being an Account of the Further Nautical Adventures of Jacky Faber

After leaving the Lawson Peabody institution for younger ladies in Boston—under dire conditions, of course—Jacky Faber forums a whaling send sure for London, the place she hopes to discover her cherished Jaimy. yet issues don’t pass as deliberate, and shortly Jacky is off on a wild misadventure at sea.

Extra resources for Blood Wounds

Example text

There were three little girls," Officer Schultz said. " I repeated. "What do you mean there were three little girls? " "Maybe we should wait until your mother gets home," Officer Rivera said. The telephone rang. I jumped out of my chair and ran to the kitchen to answer it. "Willa, it's Brooke. Daddy and I are on our way to the club," she said. "We're all right and Alyssa is too, and if Terri doesn't show up when she's supposed to, the police will start looking for her. " I could hear her and Jack whispering, and then Brooke got back on.

I don't know, Mom," I said. "They have pictures of them. " Mom asked. " "He looks like me," I said. "That's not what I mean," Mom said. "Is he clean-shaven? Does he have a beard, a mustache? " "Clean-shaven," I said. " But before Mom had a chance to tell me what she and Faye talked about when they talked about Budge, the telephone rang. We both jumped at the sound. "That's probably Jack," Mom said, but I could tell from her end of the conversation that it wasn't. She said "Yes" a few times, and "I see" and "I understand," but not much else.

It's Willa," I said. "I just spoke to Mom. She's fine. " "Thank you, Jesus," Faye said. "She doesn't know yet," I said. "About ... about Budge. About the bodies. I think Jack'll tell her, or maybe the police will. She might be too upset to call you for a while. But she's fine. " "Thank you, Willa," Faye said. " "I'll try," I said. " "Mom knew? " "She knew," Faye said. "But, sweetie, it wasn't important. " I could hear her start to cry. "You be there for her," she said. " I hung up and returned to the living room.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.64 of 5 – based on 22 votes