Beach Reads: “The Girls in the Garden”

“The Girls in the Garden” by Lisa Jewell

Thriller/Literary Fiction/Women’s Fiction
Publication Date: June 7, 2016

Claire and her two daughters move into a London flat bordering a large communal garden hoping that life will settle after a recent trauma. However, when 13-year-old Grace is found suspiciously unconscious on the green after a party and is hospitalized, secrets come back to haunt the residents of Virginia Park and no one can rest until the truth is revealed. This novel is an enjoyable page-turner that will keep you up at night racing to reach the end.

This book is available in print at the Avalon Free Public Library, and as an eBook online through the library’s website. All Cape May County residents are eligible for library cards at the Avalon Free Public Library, 235 32nd St., Avalon. For book availability and other information, call (609) 967-7155 or visit