Mister Death's Blue-Eyed Girls

Mister Death's Blue-Eyed Girls

Mary Downing Hahn


in accordance with a precise crime in 1955, this YA novel is immediately a secret and a coming-of-age tale. The brutal homicide of 2 teenage ladies at the final day of Nora Cunningham’s junior yr in highschool throws Nora into turmoil. Her certainties—friendships, faith, her prudence, her get to the bottom of to discover a boyfriend taller than she is—are shaken or do away with altogether. most folk in Elmgrove, Maryland, proportion the comforting conviction that blood brother Novak, who had each cause to wish his ex-girlfriend lifeless, is liable for the killings. Nora concurs initially, then starts to doubt Buddy’s guilt, and eventually involves think him innocent—the lone dissenting voice in Elmgrove. informed from numerous diverse views, together with that of the assassin, Mister Death’s Blue-Eyed women is a suspenseful page-turner with a strong human drama at its center.

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