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The Last Summer of the Camperdowns

THE LAST SUMMER OF THE CAMPERDOWNS, from the bestselling author of APOLOGIZE, APOLOGIZE!, introduces Riddle James Camperdown, the 12-year-old daughter of the idealistic Camp and his manicured, razor-sharp wife, Greer. It’s 1972, and Riddle’s father is running for office from the family compound in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Between Camp’s desire to toughen her up and Greer’s demand for glamour, Riddle has her hands full juggling her eccentric parents. When she accidentally witnesses a crime close to home, her confusion and fear keep her silent. As the summer unfolds, the consequences of her silence multiply. Another mysterious and powerful family, the Devlins, slowly emerges as the keepers of astonishing secrets that could shatter the Camperdowns. As an old love triangle, bitter war wounds, and the struggle for status spiral out of control, Riddle can only watch, hoping for the courage to reveal the truth.

THE LAST SUMMER OF THE CAMPERDOWNS is poised to become the summer’s uproarious and dramatic must-read.

The Last Summer of the Camperdowns
by Elizabeth Kelly

  • Publication Date: April 7, 2014
  • Genres: Fiction, Historical Fiction
  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Liveright
  • ISBN-10: 0871407450
  • ISBN-13: 9780871407450