THE LAKE OF DEAD LANGUAGES By Carol Goodman

THE LAKE OF DEAD LANGUAGES By Carol Goodman

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    THE LAKE OF DEAD LANGUAGES By Carol Goodman
    2002 trade paperback
    In the evocative tradition of Donna Tartts first novel, The Secret History, comes this accomplished debut of youthful innocence drowned by dark sins. Twenty years ago, Jane Hudson left the Heart Lake School for Girls in the Adirondacks after a terrible tragedy. Now she has returned to the placid, isolated shores of the lakeside school as a Latin teacher, recently separated and hoping to make a fresh start with her young daughter. But ominous messages from the past dredge up forgotten memories that will become a living nightmare.
    Since freshmen year, Jane and her two roommates, Lucy Toller and Deirdre Hall, were inseparablestudying the classics, performing school girl rituals on the lake, and sneaking out after curfew to meet Lucys charismatic brother Matt. However, the last winter before graduation, everything changed. For in that sheltered, ice-encrusted wonderland, three lives were taken, all victims of senseless suicide. Only Jane was left to carry the burden of a mystery that has stayed hidden for more than two decades in the dark depths of Heart Lake.
    Now pages from Janes missing journal, written during that tragic time, have reappeared, revealing shocking, long-buried secrets. And suddenly, young, troubled girls are beginning to die again . . . as piece by piece the shattering truth slowly floats to the surface.
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