Beneath the Attic: Dollanganger, Book 9 by V.C. Andrews (Ex-Library HC/DJ)
Forbidden passions have shaped and haunted the Dollanganger family since their first novel - Flowers in the Attic - debuted 40 years ago. Now discover how twisted the roots of the family tree truly are and witness the family’s origins as the result of one wild and complicated relationship. In this evocative and thrilling tale from New York Times best-selling author V.C. Andrews, see Corrine Dixon as a young girl and discover the fascinating family history of the Dollanganger clan.
Two generations before Corinne Foxworth locked her children in an attic, her grandmother, a gorgeous young girl named Corrine Dixon, is swept away by the charms of rich, sophisticated, and handsome Garland Foxworth. After discovering that Corrine is pregnant, Garland does what appears to be the honorable thing and marries her in a huge ceremony on the luxurious Foxworth Hall grounds. Both families fervently overlook the pregnancy, happy for a suitable resolution. Now the mistress of a labyrinthine estate, Corrine discovers that nothing is what is seems. Garland is not the man once captivated by her charms, and she’s increasingly troubled by his infatuation with memories of his departed mother. Can Corrine survive this strange new life? Or is her fate already sealed?
Explore the origins of the legendary Dollanganger family in this pause-resisting, gripping Gothic thriller.