A moins d’une semaine de l’inauguration de la Bologna Children’s Books Fair, les droits pour THESE SHALLOW GRAVES ont été déjà vendus au Royaume-Uni (Hot Key Books, droits préemptés), en Allemagne (Piper, droits préemptés) et en Italie (Mondadori, après enchères). En Grèce, les négociations sont en cours et ça ne saurait tarder dans d’autres pays.
Life is dirtier than Jo Montfort could have ever imagined. And the truth may be the dirtiest part of all
THESE SHALLOW GRAVES
by Jennifer Donnelly
Delacorte, September 2015
Jo Montfort is beautiful, rich, and soon to be married off to a rich bachelor—but that’s the last thing she wants. Instead, Jo dreams of becoming a newspaper reporter like Nellie Bly, the boundary-breaking female reporter made famous by her book Ten Days in a Madhouse. Jo’s biggest problem is not having her writing aspirations taken seriously. That is, until she learns that her father is dead—reported to have shot himself while cleaning his pistol. Charles Montfort was a newspaper tycoon, and, Jo knows, far too meticulous to accidentally set off a loaded gun. The more Jo hears about his death, the more something feels wrong about the story. Suicide is the obvious explanation, but Jo feels sure that is not the case. Then she meets Eddie—the young, smart, infuriatingly handsome reporter at her father’s newspaper, and it becomes all too clear howmuch she stands to lose if she keeps searching for the truth. Only now it might be too late to stop.
Jennifer Donnelly is the author of Carnegie winning A NORTHERNLIGHT, REVOLUTION, and, most recently, THE WATER FIRE SAGA.