The Twin's Daughter by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

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Lucy Sexton is stunned when her mother’s identical twin sister shows up at the family’s front door one day. Separated at birth, the two women have had dramatically different upbringings, and Lucy’s mother, Aliese, will do anything to make it up to Helen-including taking Helen into their home and turning her into a lady that all of society will admire. Aunt Helen’s transformation is remarkable. But is it just Lucy’s imagination, or does Helen seem to enjoy being mistaken for Lucy’s mother? Then, on New Year’s Day, Lucy is horrified to find her aunt and mother tied to chairs in the parlor. One of them has been brutally murdered-but which twin has died? Surely her daughter will know...

Filled with shocking twists and turns, The Twin’s Daughter is an engrossing gothic novel of betrayals and secrets that will keep readers guessing until the end.
 

About Lauren Baratz-Logsted

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Lauren Baratz-Logsted is the author of several titles in many genres. She lives with her husband and daughter in Danbury, CT.
 
Published August 31, 2010 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens. 396 pages
Genres: Young Adult, History, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A Victorian-era girl struggles with confusion when her mother’s identical twin suddenly appears and joins her family.

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It is all very mysterious, and the reader comes to believe that is was actually Helen who survived the killing and Lucy's mother who was killed.

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