Series: Dark Secrets
Chapters: 37; s/M/l
Genre: YA Fiction
Description: A book containing two short stories, Legacy of Lies and Don’t Tell. Legacy of Lies is about a girl, Megan, who is forced to stay with her uptight grandmother for the summer. She discovers truths of her family’s legacy and past that could have fatal consequences. There is a love triangle. Don’t Tell is about a girl, Lauren, who returns to the town where her mother drowned. She finds herself reliving moments that lead up to her mothers drowning making her question if her mother was murdered and if she is next.
“My spine tingled. ‘At the end I-I thought I saw myself lying dead.’” -Legacy of Lies (142)
“I didn’t know what time it was or where I was, except far beneath the surface of a river. The river bottom was thick with sea grass and I swam in near darkness. Someone called my name, Laur-en, Laur-en, the voice rising and falling over the syllables as my mother’s once had.” -Don’t Tell (267)