The Girl in the Garden (Paperback)

By Kamala Nair

Grand Central Publishing, 9781455508709, 320pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2011



The redemptive journey of a young woman unsure of her engagement, who revisits in memory the events of one scorching childhood summer when her beautiful yet troubled mother spirits her away from her home to an Indian village untouched by time, where she discovers in the jungle behind her ancestral house a spellbinding garden that harbors a terrifying secret.