Christopher's Diary

Christopher's Diary

Secrets of Foxworth

Book - 2014
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Seventeen year old Kristin Masterwood is thrilled when her father's construction company is hired to inspect the Foxworth property for a prospective buyer. The once grand Southern mansion still sparks legends and half truths about the four innocent Dollanganger children, even all these decades later. Foxworth holds a special fascination for Kristin, who was too young when her mother died to learn much about her distant blood tie to the notorious family. Accompanying her dad to the "forbidden territory," they find a leather bound book, its yellowed pages filled with the neat script of Christopher Dollanganger himself. Her father grows increasingly uneasy about her reading it, but as she devours the teen's story page by page, his shattering account of temptation, heartache, courage, and betrayal overtakes Kristin's every thought. And soon her obsession with the doomed boy crosses a dangerous line...
Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, 2014
Edition: First Gallery Books hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781476790602
1476790604
Branch Call Number: F ANDRE-V
Characteristics: 339 pages ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Secrets of Foxworth

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twisebaker
Feb 01, 2016

Disappointing. A long, drawn-out, rather boring tale of a girl reading a diary and obsessing endlessly about someone who has very few real connections to her world. I felt the writing, tho supposedly set in 2003, was very old-fashioned and I don't really think it was worthy of the name V.C. Andrews. The Attic stories are played out - don't bother with it.

LibraryKat_1 May 20, 2015

I have always enjoyed Flowers in the Attic so I was curious to see what happened afterward.

IMolina3 Feb 06, 2015

Off course I love the book. I always was intrigue on whats was Christopher were thinking and his feeling. he wanted to be strong, and actually he was. in the other hand I like the Kristin story too, I was kind of thoughtful..

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lori2486
Dec 14, 2014

If you watched the movie, you don't really need to read the book unless you want to find out about the girl's life who is reading the diary..

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Blaisman
Dec 12, 2014

Would have been far better if it was really a book-length look at Flowers in the Attic from Chris' perception but instead it's a pretty eye-rolling story about a girl finding the diary and reading snatches of it at a time

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