Whistling in the Dark by Lesley Kagen
Sally O’Malley promised on her father’s deathbed to tell her sister Margaret “Troo” O’Malley that he forgives her and to keep her safe. But that will be harder than she thinks.
During the summer of 1959, the girl’s mother is hospitalized with a staph infection, their stepdad abandons them, their big sister Nell is too preoccupied with her boyfriend, and their is a murderer and molester on the loose.
Sally may have a big imagination, but she is sure she knows who the killer is.
She is just as sure that she is on the list.
And know it is up to her to keep her sister and her safe.
Thoughts After Reading:
I didn’t care for this book at all.
I didn’t like the style it was written in and I didn’t like how it markets itself as more of a suspense when in reality it is actually tale of two girls growing up in 1959 Milwaukee.
I thought it was boring and a waste of my time.
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