The Broken Girls

by Simone St. James

We're happy to announce our exclusive title, The Broken Girls by Simone St. James. This is an early release for BOTM members only - the rest of the world has to wait till .

Quick take

When journalist Fiona Sheridan searches for clues to her sister's murder at a haunted boarding school, her digging uncovers more deaths and secrets buried long ago.

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Vermont, 1950. There's a place for the girls whom no one wants—the troublemakers, the illegitimate, the too smart for their own good. It's called Idlewild Hall. And in the small town where it's located, there are rumors that the boarding school is haunted. Four roommates bond over their whispered fears, their budding friendships blossoming—until one of them mysteriously disappears ......

Member thoughts

64% Love
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3% Dislike
  • Cynthia D.

    Massapequa, NY

    "Interesting book. Had a good twist on things that I didn't expect."

  • Lindsey E.

    West Des Moines, IA

    "I loved this book. Seriously, I couldn't put it down! "

  • Mary J.

    McLean, VA

    "There were many twists and turns to the story. It was hard to put down."

  • Katee H.

    Roanoke, VA

    "With twists I didn't expect I kept wanting to read more. "

  • Sue W.

    Oshkosh, WI

    "loved this book, hard to put down."

  • katie l.

    Gray, LA

    "Read this book in a day. Didn’t expect the ending for sure, but it was a great read and couldn’t put it down. Definitely recommend "

  • Lesley H.

    Atmore, AL

    "Mixes a ghost story with a little history and mystery. I loved it and could not put it down!"

  • Rose D.

    Arlington, VA

    "I read this in one sitting. It went places I didn't expect, and I loved that."

  • Jessica A.

    Woodstock, GA

    "Loved this book! The creepy atmosphere of the boarding school was perfect and spooky. The broken characters were three dimensional and well thought out. Would definitely recommend!"

  • Kathy R.

    Napa, CA

    "I enjoyed this book, the climax was unexpected, yet thought provoking. Well written."

  • Aleaha G.

    San Diego, CA

    "I couldn't put this book down! So many twists and turns. A wonderful mystery and ghost story that tied in the history of women and how they were treated in a different decade. Would highly recommend!"