The Gilded Cage
by Lucinda Gray
Book: Stand Alone
Publisher: Henry Holt
Pub Date: August 2016
Genre: Young Adult
After growing up on a farm in Virginia, Walthingham Hall in England seems like another world to sixteen-year-old Katherine Randolph. Her new life, filled with the splendor of upper-class England in the 1820s, is shattered when her brother mysteriously drowns. Katherine is expected to observe the mourning customs and get on with her life, but she can’t accept that her brother’s death was an accident.
A bitter poacher prowls the estate, and strange visitors threaten the occupants of the house. There’s a rumor, too, that a wild animal stalks the woods of Walthingham. Can Katherine retain her sanity long enough to find out the truth? Or will her brother’s killer claim her life, too?
My Review: Meh. I don’t know about this book. I didn’t hate it, but I didn’t love it either. It was just a quick read.
It was a simple mystery, however it was too simple to keep me interested.