A young girl has lived her entire life in a small coal mining town with her parents. Having never met her dads family she's in for a rude awakening when her fathers dies in a mining accident. Her mother decides she is going to become an actress and dumps Melody with her fathers family in Cape Cod, where lies and secrets about her family willl be exposed.
This book follows true V.C. Andrews style covering topics that are normally considered taboo. Such as rape, incest, and zelots. She is an incredibly talented writer that can cover these kinds of topics extremely well and have them add value to the story.
This isn't a story for the faint of heart, but it is an extremely good story for those who can handle it.