Mystery Monday - Emily's Dress and Other Missing Things

Emily's Dress and Other Missing Things by Kate Burak

Emily's Dress and Other Missing Things by Kate Burak

Claire's mother committed suicide, and her best friend disappeared. Claire's father relocates the family to Amherst for a fresh start. Claire begins to open up to her student teacher and finds solace in a museum dedicated to Emily Dickinson. One night, Claire sneaks into the museum and through certain circumstances she leaves with a dress that was on display.

With the help of Sam Tate, the student teacher, she investigates her friend's disappearance and struggles to find a way to return the dress. Claire's character develops as she comes to terms with everything that has happened in her life. The supporting characters are three-dimensional. I got pulled into the story right away.

 

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