Garden of Shadows, Flowers in the Attic, My Sweet Audrina, Petals on the Wind, the Orphans Series, Gates of Para
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- Publisher: University-Press.org
- ISBN: 9781230484747
- Page: 32
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (novels not included). Pages: 31. Chapters: Garden of Shadows, Flowers in the Attic, My Sweet Audrina, Petals on the Wind, The Orphans series, Gates of Paradise, Heaven, Seeds of Yesterday, Darkest Hour, Dawn, Secrets of the Morning, Midnight Whispers, Web of Dreams, Ruby, Dark Angel, If There Be Thorns, Pearl in the Mist, Twilight's Child, Fallen Hearts, Heart Song, All That Glitters, Celeste, Melody, Unfinished Symphony, Hidden Jewel, Black Cat. Excerpt: Garden of Shadows is a novel by V. C. Andrews and was first published in 1987. V. C. Andrews died in 1986, and her estate commissioned ghostwriter Andrew Neiderman to continue writing novels under her name developed from plot outlines originally written by Andrews. There is some dispute over whether this particular novel was written in part by Andrews before she died, or whether it was written entirely by Niederman. This is the fifth and final novel of the Dollanganger series. The novel explains the origin of Olivia Winfield (the grandmother from Flowers in the Attic) and the events that cause her to become the cold, domineering mistress of Foxworth Hall and how Corinne's childhood and eventual betrayal come about. Garden of Shadows starts with a tall, plain Olivia being rescued from spinsterhood by the smart and handsome Malcolm Foxworth. She thinks she has found "the one" since this is the first man to ever show interest in her due to her height and plain appearance. They soon get married and Olivia leaves her family home in New Haven, Connecticut and moves to Malcolm's father Garland's manor, Foxworth Hall, in Charlottesville, Virginia, where Olivia starts to discover the dark secrets about Malcolm that start to kill her love for him. She discovers he is still tormented by his beautiful mother Corinne's "abandonment" of him when he was five and that it was Olivia's...