Sirens

Sirens

by Janet Fox
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Sirens by Janet Fox

Fans of The Great Gatsby, Libba Bray's The Diviners, and Bright Young Things will be captivated by Janet Fox's Roaring Twenties tale.

Two girls. One gangster. A deadly secret.

When Josephine's father ships her off to live with her rich cousins on the glittering island of Manhattan, he says it's to find a husband. But Jo knows better—there's trouble brewing, and in 1925, all that glitters is not gold. Caught up in a swirl of her cousin's bobbed-hair set—and the men that court them—Jo soon realizes that this world of jazz and gangsters and their molls hides a nest of lies. But when she befriends the girlfriend of one of the most powerful and dangerous gangesters in town, Jo begins to uncover secrets—secrets that threaten an empire and could destroy everyone she loves. Jo is faced with a choice: hang on to her soul, or lose herself in the decade of decadence.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780142424308
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 11/08/2012
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 1,092,680
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

Janet Fox is a former teacher and a writer of fiction and nonfiction. She is the author of the award-winning Get Organized Without Losing it, written for middle-school children. She has written two young adult novels, Faithful and Forgiven, companion novels. She is a graduate of the MFA/Writing for Children and Young Adults program at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Janet lives with her husband and their college-age son in the mountains of Montana.

Visit her online at janetsfox.com, www.kidswriterjfox.blogspot.com/, Twitter: @janetsfox, janetsfox.com, www.facebook.com/AuthorJanetFox

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Sirens 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
WONDERFUL book!!!!! Beautiful writing- I was drawn right in to the world of the book. The characters stuck in my mind for weeks after I finished reading. A great book if you like a little thrill and mystery!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It lacked a bit of 'spark' but was a very exciting window into the times. Overall a very good YA mystery/historic fiction read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago