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One night while prowling through Biltmore Estate's vast basement, Serafina witnesses a terrifying occurence involving a mysterious man in a black cloak. Now Serafina and her best friend Braeden Vanderbilt must work together to solve a dark and dangerous mystery. . .
#1 New York Times Best Seller
60 Weeks on the New York Times Best Sellers List
2016 Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize Winner
Voted #1 Middle Grade Novel of 2015!
#1 Amazon Best Seller in its category for Mystery, Historical Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Spine-Tingling Tales, and Action Adventure
Translated into 22 languages
Publishers Weekly, USA Today, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon Best Sellers
Recommended by the School Library Journal (SLJ)
Selected by Learning Ally
Selected for “Battle of the Books” in multiple states
2018 Tennessee State Book
Powell’s Bookstore Best of 2015
2018 South Carolina Book Award Finalist
Recommended by girl-power website “A Mighty Girl”
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REVIEWS

“Beatty spins an enchanting mystery through lonely Serafina’s golden eyes."
—Kirkus Reviews

“Beatty spins an enchanting mystery through lonely Serafina’s golden eyes."
—Kirkus Reviews

“Beatty spins an enchanting mystery through lonely Serafina’s golden eyes."
—Kirkus Reviews

“Serafina’s quest to understand herself and her unknown family history, along with some truly creepy moments and imagery ... makes for an eerie historical mystery.” —Publishers Weekly

“Serafina’s quest to understand herself and her unknown family history, along with some truly creepy moments and imagery ... makes for an eerie historical mystery.” —Publishers Weekly

“Serafina’s quest to understand herself and her unknown family history, along with some truly creepy moments and imagery ... makes for an eerie historical mystery.” —Publishers Weekly

“The chills and adventure will surely please…” —Booklist

“The chills and adventure will surely please…” —Booklist

“The chills and adventure will surely please…” —Booklist

“The story drips with suspense.” — School Library Journal

“The story drips with suspense.” — School Library Journal

“The story drips with suspense.” — School Library Journal

“Hauntingly beautiful.” —Goodreads

“Hauntingly beautiful.” —Goodreads

“Hauntingly beautiful.” —Goodreads

“Serafina narrates with an engaging voice that draws the reader into her world.” —Historical Novel Society

“Serafina narrates with an engaging voice that draws the reader into her world.” —Historical Novel Society

“Serafina narrates with an engaging voice that draws the reader into her world.” —Historical Novel Society

“A mysterious and captivating read.” —Goodreads

“A mysterious and captivating read.” —Goodreads

“A mysterious and captivating read.” —Goodreads

“Each new clue adds another brush stroke to this keenly perceptive portrait...” —Kirkus Reviews

“Each new clue adds another brush stroke to this keenly perceptive portrait...” —Kirkus Reviews

“Each new clue adds another brush stroke to this keenly perceptive portrait...” —Kirkus Reviews

“Fast-paced, suspenseful, and written with beautiful imagery.” —Goodreads

“Fast-paced, suspenseful, and written with beautiful imagery.” —Goodreads

“Fast-paced, suspenseful, and written with beautiful imagery.” —Goodreads

“The book leaves readers satisfied with the plot but hungry for more about its unusual heroine.” —Kirkus Reviews

“The book leaves readers satisfied with the plot but hungry for more about its unusual heroine.” —Kirkus Reviews

“The book leaves readers satisfied with the plot but hungry for more about its unusual heroine.” —Kirkus Reviews

“A page-turner that I read in two days.” —Goodreads

“A page-turner that I read in two days.” —Goodreads

“A page-turner that I read in two days.” —Goodreads

“A riveting mixture of historical fiction, fantasy, and mystery.” —Goodreads

“A riveting mixture of historical fiction, fantasy, and mystery.” —Goodreads

“A riveting mixture of historical fiction, fantasy, and mystery.” —Goodreads

“Serafina is so cool and crafty, prowling around...” —Goodreads

“Serafina is so cool and crafty, prowling around...” —Goodreads

“Serafina is so cool and crafty, prowling around...” —Goodreads

“A major hit with my students!” —Goodreads

“A major hit with my students!” —Goodreads

“A major hit with my students!” —Goodreads

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