The only family Ruby Landry has ever known are her loving guardian Grandmere Catherine, a Cajun spiritual healer, and her drunken grandpere, Jack. Grateful for what she has, Ruby’s life is filled with hope and promise, especially when her attraction to handsome Paul Tate blossoms into a wonderful love affair.
But when Paul’s wealthy parents forbid him to associate with a “lowly” Landry girl from the bayou and her grandmere dies, Ruby harnesses her pain into her dream of becoming a great painter. Stumbling upon a faded photograph of her father leads to revelations of a shocking blackmail scheme. Left to find answers on her own, Ruby hunts for her father leads to his massive mansion in New Orleans. Subjected to his world of lies, torment, and madness, Ruby clings to her memories of Paul, knowing that only true love might save her now.
About the Author
One of the most popular authors of all time, V.C. Andrews has been a bestselling phenomenon since the publication of Flowers in the Attic, first in the renowned Dollanganger family series, which includes Petals on the Wind, If There Be Thorns, Seeds of Yesterday, and Garden of Shadows. The family saga continues with Christopher’s Diary: Secrets of Foxworth, Christopher’s Diary: Echoes of Dollanganger, and Secret Brother, as well as Beneath the Attic, Out of the Attic, and Shadows of Foxworth as part of the fortieth anniversary celebration. There are more than ninety V.C. Andrews novels, which have sold over 107 million copies worldwide and have been translated into twenty-five foreign languages. Andrews’s life story is told in The Woman Beyond the Attic. Join the conversation about the world of V.C. Andrews at Facebook.com/OfficialVCAndrews.
This paperback book is in fair condition. Printed in 1994.