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The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place

Book Review: The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place by Julie Berry | Jest Kept Secret

This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one of these links, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Read my affiliate policy here.  Title: The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place Author: Julie Berry Genre: YA Mystery Content Warning: Thematic elements (It’s a murder mystery. There are dead people.) Blurb There’s a murderer on the loose—but that doesn’t stop the girls of St. Etheldreda’s from attempting to hide the death of their headmistress in this rollicking farce. The students of St. Etheldreda’s School for Girls face a bothersome dilemma. Their irascible headmistress, Mrs. Plackett, and her surly brother, Mr. Godding, have been most inconveniently poisoned at Sunday dinner. Now the school will almost certainly be closed and the girls sent home—unless these seven very proper young ladies can hide the murders and convince their neighbors that nothing is wrong. The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place is a smart, hilarious Victorian romp, full of outrageous plot twists, mistaken identities, and mysterious happenings. – Goodreads My Thoughts This was FUN. This sisterhood is one I’d love to be a part of. The characters are one dimensional, but it’s by design and it works really well. The plot jumps from one crisis to the next, just like any good mystery romper should. The humor is perfectly timed and delivered, and the twist ending was a complete surprise but totally believable. It was a great ride from start to finish, and I want more. Score:   And don’t forget to save this book to your Pinterest reading list! Thanks!

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