Frozen Charlotte

Frozen Charlotte

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Moving into her uncle's home after the death of her best friend, 15-year-old Sophie endures strict rules and is forbidden to talk about the loss of a young cousin before discovering terrible secrets about the house's past as a malevolent academy for girls. Simultaneous eBook.

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When her best friend dies under mysterious circumstances, Sophie sets off to stay with her cousins on the remote Isle of Skye. It's been years since she last saw them--brooding Cameron with his scarred hand; Piper, who seems too perfect to be real; and peculiar little Lilias with her fear of bones.Still, Sophie never expected the strange new rules the family now lives by: Make no mention of Cameron's accident. Never leave the front gate unlocked. Above all, don't speak of the girl who's no longer there, the sister whose death might have closer ties to Sophie's past--and more sinister consequences for her future--than she ever knew.A wondrously haunting and modern thriller, Frozen Charlotte drips with mystery and madness, secrets and survival, and the chilling sense that the impossible might be all too real.

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The haunting starts even before Sophie arrives on the Isle of Skye to spend the summer with her cousins, but when she arrives she finds a house haunted by the ghost of a girl who attended school there a hundred years ago, as well as cousin Rebecca who died young and is never mentioned by her family--and she must somehow solve the mystery of the frozen Charlotte dolls before the whole family is destroyed.
When Sophie arrives on the Isle of Skye she finds a house haunted by the ghost of a girl who attended school there a hundred years ago, as well as cousin Rebecca who died young and is never mentioned by her family.

Publisher: New York, New York :, Scholastic Press,, 2016
Edition: First American edition
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780545941082
Characteristics: 297 pages ; 22 cm


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Mar 29, 2019

This is the perfect mix of a sad, horror story.
When Sophie's best friend dies, her parents decide to have her stay with her cousins. But of course, her cousins are wrapped even deeper in lies and secrets.
I give this five stars, 10/10.

Nov 19, 2018

Okay. This book is pretty good! It’s a sad book, so I can’t say, “Oh! It was beautiful!” It was, but it was also tragic. There’s deaths, people. It was a page-flipping book, but boy was it sad. Let me just say my favorite character was Lilias. This book is also for young readers, so it’s not that scary. I would say to definitely give this book a try if you’re into that genre. I mean, I wasn’t, but look at me! Well, pace.

Sep 04, 2018

One of the best thriller/horror books I've ever read! I normally don't read creepy doll books, but this one really drew me in. Genuinely suspenseful and seriously creepy and twisted!
I had a few issues with the Skye setting (did I miss that the family were American ex-pats? because nothing in the story, characters, food, drink, or language evoked the Isle) as it didn't add anything that couldn't have occurred on any remote island with an old boarding school. Also the dolls themselves were popular in the United States.
Also the fire scene with the smoke inhalation was not realistic, but this detail was not obtrusive.
As the other commenters say- don't read this at night!!

ArapahoeJillK Jul 19, 2018

Sinister dolls provide the plot line to this truly frightening novel.

Oct 03, 2017

I love the horror genre. I love reading horror books and watching horror movies and tv shows. When I picked up this book, I really liked it. It was thrilling and it left you in suspense at times. In the book, Sophie’s friend Jay drowns the night they play with the ouija board, and so Sophie has to go to her cousins' house in Skye while her parents go on vacation. There’s brooding Cameron, perky Piper, and Lilias, who is scared of bones. They had one other daughter Rebecca who died when she was seven years old. Sophie encounters mysterious things going on in the house and there's creepy dolls involved. There’s a really good moral of the story which explains that anybody could be two-faced. They may be nice to you on the outside, but they could be plotting against you on the inside. It was very thrilling and there were some plot twists. I really liked this book and I recommend it to anyone who likes reading the horror genre. 5/5 stars.
- @AquafinaAstro of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Apr 05, 2017

A truly creepy, suspenseful read. It drew me in from the very beginning and never let me go. And when I finished it, I had to watch an animated movie to settle myself down so I wouldn't see scary dolls in my dreams...

Mar 26, 2017

Great book, but definitely should not read during night time!

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Nov 19, 2018

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Dec 27, 2018

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Mentions of deaths, and like 2-3 death scenes


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