The Butterfly Sister

The Butterfly Sister

Book - 2013
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Eight months after dropping out of Tarble, an all-women's college, twenty-two-year-old Ruby Rousseau is still haunted by the memories of her senior year - a year marred by an affair with her English professor and a deep depression that not only caused her to question her own sanity but prompted a suicide attempt. And then a mysterious paisley print suitcase arrives, bearing Ruby's name and address on the tag. When Ruby tries to return the luggage to its rightful owner, Beth Richards, her dorm mate at Tarble, she learns that Beth disappeared two days earlier, and the suitcase is the only tangible evidence as to her whereabouts.
Publisher: New York :, William Morrow,, [2013].
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9780062234629
Characteristics: x, 298, 10 pages ;,21 cm.

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KarenW
Nov 28, 2015

When a suitcase turns up at Ruby's doorstep that is owned by a friend, she finds herself on a quest to find the missing owner and re-enter the college world that she left so abruptly the year before. However reconnection with her past is not an easy task and Ruby has to confront her part in a doomed love affair as well as damaged friendships before she finds the strength to face her own demons. This read made me think of The Girl on the Train.

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muffin0321
Feb 09, 2015

Enjoyed this book but went too fast at ending and somewhat hard to grasp. Would recommend though.

ehbooklover Mar 24, 2014

This one began as a descriptive and captivating page turner by a promising new author. Unfortunately, my enjoyment of the book was tempered somewhat by a very convoluted and far-fetched dénouement.

cgloden Dec 26, 2013

Very good book! Couldn't wait to read the end!!

dollfacecrafter Oct 22, 2013

loved this book, it was exciting and gripping, hard to put down

KS_50 Aug 12, 2013

Very good read, keeps you going all the way to the end.

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