my sweet audrina Author:v.c. andrews Life has always been strange for Audrina Adare - her overprotective parents have kept her innocent of the real world, and the decaying splendor of their Whitefern Estate silently guards secrets everyone but Audrina seems to know - terrible secrets which steal Audrina's self-confidence and prevent her from feeling "normal." For Audrina has no sen... more »se of time and cannot remember her past. Her present is threatened by a jealous cousin and plaugued by her Papa's memories of another Audrina, an older sister who died mysteriously in the woods at the age of nine - a sister who was so beloved, so perfect, so special that Papa named his second daughter after her and is determined to see that the second Audrina "catches" all of the gifts of the first and best Audrina.
Even as Audrina falls in love and tries to begin a nomral life, she is haunted by her dead older sister, pursued by her spiteful cousin and entrapped by the emotional demands of her possissive father. It is not until she is a grown woman that she is able to confront Papa - and to discover the intricate web of lies that he has spun around her life - to protect her and himself from a truth that threatens both their sanities.« less