By Paula Morris
A gripping supernatural secret and romance set in post-Katrina New Orleans.Rebecca could not consider extra misplaced in New Orleans. She's staying in a creepy condominium together with her aunt, who reads tarot playing cards. And on the snooty prep tuition, a pack of filthy-rich women deal with Rebecca like she's invisible. simply attractive, unavailable Anton gray provides Rebecca the time of day, yet she wonders if he is obtained a hidden agenda.Then one evening, one of the oak bushes in Lafayette Cemetery, Rebecca makes a pal. candy, mysterious Lisette is raring to teach Rebecca the nooks and crannies of latest Orleans. there is only one catch.Lisette is a ghost.
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Rebecca tried to remember what FEMA was exactly -- something to do with the government, maybe. "I decided I needed it for work, before the streetcar started running again on St. " asked Rebecca. Her father had given her a few pieces of information, in his usual scattered way. He'd been completely distracted for the past two weeks, ever since he announced that he was pulling her out of school and sending her to the Deep, Deep South for months on end. " Aunt Claudia nodded, breathless with the exertion of walking to the one baggage carousel surrounded by waiting passengers.
Or to sit on the front steps, ever," Jessica told her. " "And whatever you do, don't run along the street when you're wearing your school uniform. They hate that. " "Young ladies," agreed Amy, her mouth full of sandwich, and both girls started giggling again. But Rebecca got the feeling they weren't laughing at the rules, exactly. They just laughed whenever they couldn't think of anything else to say. Rebecca tried her best to smile back at them, but her heart was sinking. She didn't want to comport herself like a young lady or sit giggling with Jessica and Amy at lunchtime; Mardi Gras parades might be fun, but she didn't care one iota about the exclusive men's clubs that ran them.
None of the mothers she knew in New York went to balls -- but then, none of them lived in white-columned mansions, either. "During the season," Amy explained, putting down her grilled cheese sandwich. "Carnival. " "I thought that was all parades and stuff," said Rebecca, trying to think of the few things she knew about New Orleans. Amy and Jessica exchanged bewildered glances. "There are way more balls than parades," Jessica said. Her mouth twitched into a nervous smile. " they said in unison. Jessica slapped a hand over her mouth to stifle an eruption of giggles.
Ruined by Paula Morris