Waiting on Wednesday – The Oxford Inheritance: A Novel by A.A. McDonald

October 28, 2015 Bonnie Waiting on Wednesday 3 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday – The Oxford Inheritance: A Novel by A.A. McDonaldThe Oxford Inheritance: A Novel by Ann A. McDonald
Published by William Morrow on February 23rd 2016
Pages: 288
Genres: Mystery
Format: Hardcover
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At prestigious Oxford University, an American student searches for the truth about her mother’s death in this eerie, suspenseful thriller that blends money, murder, and black magic.

You can’t keep it from her forever. She needs to know the truth.

Cassandra Blackwell arrives in Oxford with one mission: to uncover the truth about her mother’s dark past. Raised in America, with no idea that her mother had ever studied at the famed college, a mysterious package now sends her across the ocean, determined to unravel the secrets that her mother took to her grave. Plunged into the glamorous, secretive life of Raleigh College, Cassie finds a world like no other: a world of ancient tradition, privilege—and murder.

Beneath the hallowed halls of this storied university there is a mysterious force at work . . . A dark society that is shaping our world, and will stop at nothing to keep its grip on power. Cassie might be the only one who can stop them—but at what cost?

About Ann A. McDonald

Abby grew up in Sussex, England and studied Politics, Philosophy & Economics at Oxford University. She began writing at college, and graduated to work as a music journalist and entertainment critic; drawing on her loves of pop culture, film and feminism. She is now a full-time novelist and screen-writer in Los Angeles, California.

Writing as Abigail Haas, she is the author of two YA thriller novels: Dangerous Girls (Simon Pulse), and Dangerous Boys (Simon & Schuster UK). She has also penned several novels as Abby McDonald: the young adult books ‘Sophomore Switch’; ‘Boys, Bears & a Serious Pair of Hiking Boots’; ‘The Anti-Prom’; ‘Getting Over Garrett Delaney’; and ‘Jane Austen Goes to Hollywood’ (Candlewick Press); and the adult titles ‘The Popularity Rules’ and ”The Liberation of Alice Love’ (Random House).

Writing as Melody Grace, her self-published Beachwood Bay romance series has become an international bestseller, spending several weeks on the USA Today bestseller lists, scoring over 1 million downloads, and charting at #1 on iBooks around the world.

Her work has received starred reviews, been translated into five different languages, won national awards, and been optioned for TV and movies.

OMG YAY. So, written under a different name, but still this is the author that brought us Dangerous Girls and Dangerous Boys! Oxford Inheritance sounds fantastic though, I can’t wait.

What are you waiting on this Wednesday?

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