Hold Back the Tide

Hold Back the Tide

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Since there wasn't enough proof to convict Alva's father for the murder of her mother, she's been forced to live in his house in Ormscaula, Scotland, being raised by the man she holds responsible for her motherlessness. His family has been called guardians of the loch for generations, and now it falls to her to monitor the water levels, despite not knowing what she's watching for -- or what may be watching her back.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2021
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2021
ISBN: 9781338681307
1338681303
Characteristics: 321 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number: Y SALISBURY, M

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DCLteens Nov 13, 2017

Everyone knows Alva's father killed her mother all those years ago. There wasn't enough proof to arrest him, though, and Alva's been forced to live with him, doing her best to survive until she can earn enough money to run away. But the more Alva investigates, the more she realizes that the truth... Read More »

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DCLteens Dec 08, 2020

A Must-Read YA staff pick 2020. Everyone knows Alva's father killed her mother all those years ago. There wasn't enough proof to arrest him, though, and Alva's been forced to live with him, doing her best to survive until she can earn enough money to run away. But the more Alva investigates, the ... Read More »


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DCLteens Dec 08, 2020

A Must-Read YA staff pick 2020. Everyone knows Alva's father killed her mother all those years ago. There wasn't enough proof to arrest him, though, and Alva's been forced to live with him, doing her best to survive until she can earn enough money to run away. But the more Alva investigates, the more she realizes that the truth can be more monstrous than lies, and that you can never escape your past.

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