Curses and Other Buried Things, Caroline George
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Curses and Other Buried Things

Narrator: Hallie Ricardo

Unabridged: 13 hr 37 min

Format: Digital Audiobook Download

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

Published: 10/10/2023

Includes: Bonus Material Bonus Material Included


Blood holds all kinds of curses.Seven generations of women in Susana Prather’s family have been lost to the Georgia swamp behind her house. The morning after her eighteenth birthday, she awakens soaked with water, with no memory of sleepwalking. No matter how she tries to stop it, she’s pulled from her safe bed night after night, haunted by her own family history and legacy. Now, the truth feels unavoidable: it’s only a matter of time before she loses her mind and the swamp becomes her grave.Unless she can figure out how to break the curse.When she isn’t sleepwalking, she’s dreaming of her great-great-great-great-grandmother, Suzanna Yawn, who set the curse in motion in 1855. Her ancestor’s life bears such similarity to her own that it might hold the key she seeks. Or it might only foretell tragedy.As Susana seeks solutions in the past and the present, family members hold secrets tighter to their chests, friends grow distant, and old flames threaten to sputter and die. But Susana has something no one else has been able to seize: the unflagging belief that all curses can be broken and that love can help a new future begin.Based on her own family history, award-winning novelist Caroline George’s latest novel is a staggeringly beautiful work of hope.Stand-alone young adult contemporary Southern gothicPerfect for fans of Wilder Girls, Dark and Shallow Lies, and Swamplandia!Book length: 97,000 wordsFamily trees are included in the audiobook companion PDF download.